Ruth Nygaard, 13, of Litchfield, pins a wheelchair bag in preparation for sewing Saturday at the fourth annual Sew-A-Thon. The event was sponsored by the Fabric and Textile Warehouse. About 40 volunteers made wheelchair and walker bags for patients at veterans homes. According to organizer Sue Danielson, the local group made about 200 bags, which are tied to wheelchairs or walkers to hold the belongings of the owners. (Tribune photoby Gretchen Schlosser)
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