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 ...