‘Mission possible’ for Fargo quilters

April 1, 2020
Group has been helping people, groups far and wide since the 50s Visit First Lutheran Church (FLC) in Fargo most any Monday morning and you will hear the hum of activity from the basement. It’s is home to the very ...

A life woven into textiles

January 1, 2020
After years of teaching, she now lends textile talents to BECHS From writing detailed descriptions of vintage purses and shoes for the local historical society to making aprons from old table runners, Grace Keir, 81,  has kept busy since retiring ...

Finding true joy in quilting

November 1, 2019
Willmar woman quilts everyday, was featured in recent show “Smitty” Luschen of Willmar loves to make creative and beautiful quilts. She learned how to sew in fourth grade and has been sewing ever since. She made her own clothes through ...

‘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 ...

‘This is something I can do’

March 1, 2019
Verndale woman has sewn 5,000 dresses… and counting Joyce Wold, of rural Verndale, sews with a song in her heart. While she trims the folded ends off donated pillowcases, cuts the shapes for armholes, adds elastic and trim, she listens ...

Quilting took me on a ‘great adventure’

June 1, 2015
Willmar woman:‘Pass the needle to the next generation’ It was a quiet spring afternoon, and I was running an errand after work when I happened to drive by an old church that had recently been renovated to start an after ...