The Nimble Fingers Quilters, Inc. is an active, diverse group of dedicated quilters who come together to promote the study, practice and sharing of quilting arts. Our work ranges from traditional hand-pieced, hand-quilted bed quilts to machine-pieced, machine-quilted contemporary art quilts. Our skills range from experienced masters to enthusiastic beginners.
Nimble Fingers Quilters meets the first Wednesday of the month, September through June, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Our next meeting is:
Wednesday, December 5th , 2018
If you would like to make a donation to our guild, please send your check to Nimble Fingers Quilters, Inc., PO Box 8101, Gaithersburg, MD 20898. We are a 501c3 organization, so contributions are tax deductible. Include your return address, if you would like an acknowledgement of your gift for tax purposes.
Thank you for supporting our educational and charitable quilting efforts.
Renelda has been a quilter since 1982 when she bought a Simplicity pattern for a Log Cabin Quilt, made the quilt and was hooked. Her sewing machine and fabric collection moved 7 time in the next 20 years as she and her husband served in the Army.
After retiring from the military, Renelda decided to put all her experience as a strategic planner to good use by designing quilts and writing the quilt book “From Ensign’s Bars to Colonel’s Stars” Honoring Those Who Serve. Her book offers a glimpse into military history and trivia, as well as her experiences as an Army officer. However, the primary reason for writing the book is to honor her fellow service members.
Renelda is a teacher and pattern designer in addition to being the Quilt Challenge Exhibit Curator for the Mason Dixon Quilt Professional Network (MDQPN). When not designing military themed quilts, Bargello quilts or fending off her fixation, she is a docent at the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of Natural History’s Hall of Human Origin in Washington DC an is treasurer of the Loudoun Breast Health Network a 501 (c) (3) non-profit assisting women and families in Loudoun County, VA with breast cancer.
After 3 deployments and over 27 years on active duty and as a reservist, Renalda retired from the military with the rank full colonel and lives with her husband Bill, also a retired military officer in norther Virginia. They have two grown sons.
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