August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
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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
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
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.
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