The Ripper Quilters are presented a $12,649.00 check from St. James Grant Foundation. The grant money will be used to purchase two commercial sewing machines.

Pictured top left; Carol Vaughn, Foundation board member, John Hand, and Richell Kekelis, Ripper Quilters' Administrator. 

Bottom left; Gretchen Kerber, Carol Vaughn, and Oma Delgato.

The Rippers Quilters donated this quilt to the Payette Senior Center to help support their Meals on Wheels program.


The Idaho Episcopal Foundation support start-up funding for new projects, for equipment, or other one-time purchases related to those projects. This year the Ripper Quilter's have been awarded a $12,649 grant to purchase a JUKI Serger and a Huskavarna Embroidery machine. Thank you to the Idaho Episcopal Foundation board of directors for supporting our efforts to produce the highest quality manufacturing for our community's needs. more...



Congratulation to Pat and Pat Diller who were the lucky winners at the Payette First Baptist Church's annual Harvest Dinner raffle.  Calico Garden is the beautiful queen/full size quilt that will be enjoyed for the years to come.

 Thank you to the Treasure Valley community for making our chili feed a success. 


Congratulation to raffle winners Ernie Scott and Hazel Griffin who took home the beautiful queen/full size quilt; Blooming Triangles.

Saturday, September 22, 2018
First Baptist Church

15 North 10th Street
Payette, Idaho 83661


Enjoy your favorite choice of award-winning chili:

  • Chuck Wagon Elk Chili           

  • Hardy Red Bean and Beef Chili     

  • Chicken and White Bean Chili              

$6 per bowl includes mouth-watering sweet corn bread.

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Who is more excited, mom or daughters?  Julie Gheen wins our raffle quilt; Window Crystals.

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Visit our quilt shop and view the beautiful quilts and gifts for sale by suggested donation.

Payette Senior Center
Tuesdays 9am - 3pm



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We are a club of quilters of all skill levels who gather weekly to serve our community and bless others with our gifts.

Come when you can and quilt and/or learn to quilt for FREE! 

Open Monday - Thursday
9 AM - 4 PM


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Payette Senior Center
137 N Main St, Payette, ID 83661

(541) 519-0847

Director, Richell McGarvey Kekelis
(541) 519-0847

Carol J Vaughn  (208) 866-9137