Nan Ryan Showcases Her Quilting Talent

By Paula Lickfeldt

Nan Ryan moved to Columbia SC in 2006.  One of her friends was a quilter, and she encouraged Nan to start quilting. Nan’s first project was an Iris that she finally finished after she moved to SCC.  Nan and her mother joined the “Sew What” quilting group at the Calvary Lutheran Church. Nan also joined the SCC Sew’n Sews club.

Nan is a fantastic quilter. In 2015, she decided that the fabulous quilts that are made by the Sew’n Sews needed to be showcased. Every month, she puts up a different quilt in the SCC library and the Visitor Center. Each month, Nan tries to put up a quilt depicting a theme, a holiday, a season, or a special event. The very first quilter to be featured was Lanna Wheatley’s, a library volunteer. Her quilt was put up on June 15, 2015. The quilts are each on display for one month before Nan changes them.

Nan will become the president of the “Piece Makers” quilting club of Brandon in 2022, and she is a past president of the “Modern Quilters” of Sarasota.

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

October 2022 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

October 2022 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

First and foremost, all of us at The News hope that all of you reading this came through Hurricane Ian healthy and safe. Our News team fared well, considering. A few trees and power lines down, loss of power, and the general inconveniences of temporarily...

September 2022 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

September 2022 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue… Run with the Hemingways, explore the new ER at Sun City Center, take a Night Out with the sheriff’s department, see how SCC is Sprucing Up, celebrate Photo Club competition winners, get updated on the Long Range Plan, make some...

Local Lookalikes Run With the Hemingways

Local Lookalikes Run With the Hemingways

Local Lookalikes Run With the HemingwaysBy Kai Rambow “Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” – Ernest Hemingway“There might have been some alcohol involved,” recalled Gary Mull.  Mull...

Community Expo Showcases ER at Sun City Center

Community Expo Showcases ER at Sun City Center

Community Expo Showcases ER at Sun City CenterBy Bob Sanchez The ER at Sun City Center hosted a Community Expo to show off the brand-new facility to the public. The free-standing building is an extension of Manatee Memorial Hospital....

5th Annual SCC Relay for Life Surpasses Goal

5th Annual SCC Relay for Life Surpasses Goal

5th Annual SCC Relay for Life Surpasses Goal By Bob Sanchez The 5th annual SCC Mini-Relay for Life drew hundreds to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church on July 29 to raise money in the fight against cancer. The event raised $16,757.39, easily...

August 2022 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

August 2022 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue… Learn how volunteers here and abroad are helping Ukrainian refugees, meet some local teens investing in our community, catch the raptor show at the Florida Aquarium, celebrate our Independence, raise a nesting pole with the...