By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

Quilters Group: Kimball Success Story Strengthens

 

January 9, 2020

Datria Anderson-Faden

Pine Bluffs quilter Rachel Manley, left, assisted by Jo Wells, holds her purple star and tree quilt. The quilt was made with a kit purchased by her sister-in-law, Rachel, who passed away. She then made the quilt and gave it to her nephew as a wedding present.

On the first Saturday of every month, a growing group of women meet to quilt and share stories of their quilting adventures.

At the gathering, a member will "show and tell" the other members about a new or unique technique such as how to put binding on,"paper piecing" or hand embroidering on quilts. They also showcase the quilts that they have made. The quilters are open to suggestions from anyone wanting to learn a new procedure. In addition, they welcome new and old quilters.

The group continues to make quilts for the Nebraska State Patrol troopers in this district and then troopers kee...



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