‘Quilting is contagious’

October 1, 2019
Lakes Area Quilters started stitching 30+ years ago They come from Douglas, Pope, Grant, Stearns, Todd and Ottertail counties, and they meet in Alexandria at the Bethesda Lutheran Church on the third Monday of each month. It’s all about quilting ...

Quilting, crafting through the pain

April 30, 2014
Edna Lind’s hands are rarely idle. The Richville woman is often crocheting, embroidering, cutting quilting squares or finishing a quilt by tying or hand sewing it. She’s given 101 of her handmade quilts to others, crocheted 15 baby blankets for ...

A family tradition

February 28, 2014
growing one stitch at the time “Blessed are the children of quilters, for they shall inherit the quilts” is a familiar quilters’ quote. But in Arlean Rosemore’s family, her four children will not only inherit quilts, but her two daughters ...

Joy of quilting that lasts a lifetime

October 30, 2013
Like many women of her generation, sewer Betty Byer learned how to sew at a very young age and has sewn countless dresses, skirts, shirts, blouses and pants. “When I was a kid many women sewed most of their clothing. ...

A collection of personal, unique services

October 30, 2013
Montevideo shop, The Gallery on 1st, offers a hair cut, framing, alterations, quilting and much more When it comes to describing The Gallery on 1st in Montevideo, words are inadequate. You need to see it to believe it and need ...

Fergus Falls quilting guild turns 30

February 1, 2013
The vibrant colored fabrics and detailed designs of Janis Erlandson’s quilting projects are inspiring.
Her mentors, Erlandson’s mother and grandmother, taught her the basics. Later, after the Fergus Falls woman married and was raising a family, she found time for ...

Stitched with love

November 29, 2012
Quilters have donated nearly 2,000 quilts since 1994.
    It’s been almost two decades since the St. Andrew’s Catholic Church Mission Quilters of Fairfax started sewing quilts.
Four ladies first began making quilts at one of their homes back in 1994. ...