About Us

Sunset Slope Quilt Guild

The purpose of Sunset Slope Quilters is to share our quilts through various outreach programs and perpetuate the rich heritage of quilting in America and to promote the art and perfection of the craft.

Meetings

General Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM, Canyon View Vineyard Church, 736 24 1/2 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81505

Board Meetings are the First Wednesday of each month at 9:30 AM, Village Inn, 757 Horizon Dr, Grand Junction, CO 81506

History of Sunset Slope Quilters

Shirley Hayes, Shirley Hanson, Ann Moss, and Merriel Mathews met in August 1986 and the club’s name was selected.  Ann Moss presided over the first meeting in September 1986. Judy Slape was elected the first president.  Shirley Hanson compiled the first newsletter.  By 1989 there were 48 members. By the end of 2018 there were 175 members.

SSQ Past Presidents
Judy Slape Sept 1986-1988
Mary Biesecker 1989
Ann Moss Jan-Feb 1990
Doris Mansure March 1990-Dec 1991
Merriel Mathews 1992
Shirley Hanson 1992
Ruby Davis 1993
Edith Frame 1995
Sally Pape 1996
Helene Kyle 1997
Pat Plandel 1998
Debbie Jacobson 1999
Arlene Schweitzer 2000
Millie Elbrader 2000 & 2003
Amrei Ungaro 2002
Ann Robar 2004
Joan Walker 2005 & 2007
Ceola McDonough 2006
Cindy Dickey 2007
Dixie Arnett 2008-2009
Phyllis Burdick 2010-2011
Marion Fenner 2012
Jo Cornforth 2013 & 2015
Charlene Knoll 2014
Debbie Hughes 2016
Yolanda Crawford 2018 & 2019
Kathy Morgan 2020 & 2021