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Quilts Along the Trail plans 10th annual event for September 7

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Delivering comfort to wounded warriors

May 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Piece by piece, stitch by stitch, quilt by quilt – a group of quilters volunteered their talents over the last 18 months to deliver comfort to wounded soldiers.
Five local women from the Honor Quilts organization recently joined forces with quilters from Fergus Falls, Perham, Dent and Underwood to sew and hand-deliver 950 Quilts of Valor (QOV) to injured soldiers at Fort Knox and Fort Campbell. Continue Reading

Delivering quilted comfort to wounded warriors

May 14, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Local women help sew, hand-deliver 950 quilts to soldiers Continue Reading

Quilts Along the Trail Store opens next weekend

May 14, 2013 in The Osakis Review

The store is located in Osakis at 113 West Main Continue Reading

Colors that POP: Windom artist creates three-dimensional textiles

May 3, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WINDOM What if ?
Those two simple words figure prominently into Anna Johannsen’s life, whether it be in her job as a teacher or her creative endeavors as an artist. They are the words she lives by along with a few others.
“My mantra is ‘what if?’” explained Anna. “What if I made that into a quilt? That’s how I get my inspiration. My other thing is: How do I know if it will work unless I try it? That’s what I always say to my students. Another one is: Too much is not enough. That’s the Victorian theory if your house is gaudy, it’s not gaudy enough.” Continue Reading

Local quilters donate, Brjen’s blanket count rises

April 25, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Quilts on display in Tyndall at free show until Feb. 23

February 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

TYNDALL Area quilters are displaying their handmade creations now at the Art and Antique Gallery in Tyndall for the third annual Quilt Show Feb. 1-23.
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What a stitch: Dorothy Cummings showcases hobby at rural home

December 7, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The number of quilts Dorothy Cummings has fashioned in her lifetime likely stretches into the multiple hundreds. She’s stitched up quilts for family, friends, acquaintances and many strangers.
When one is done, she’s eager to move on to the next project, so she doesn’t get too attached to her creations. Continue Reading

Barns, quilts merge into an artistic landscape

October 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Cozy quilts and drafty barns: What could they possibly have in common? Memories. Continue Reading

‘Alzheimer’s Illustrated’ on display

September 26, 2012 in DL-Online

Their names are printed on the “wrong” side of the fabric, where the color is muted, the pattern faded. Continue Reading