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Volunteers sew tote bags Saturday in Willmar, Minn.

Emily Walz of Pennock works Saturday as a finisher, trimming extra strings and adding a note, during the annual Sew-a-Thon at the Willmar Community Center. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)1 / 2
Marjorie Barber of Olivia sews a tote bag designed to fit on the front of a walker. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)2 / 2

During the annual Sew-a-Thon on Saturday, a group of more than 40 volunteers sewed 210 bags for clients in veterans homes. The annual event was once again sponsored by the Fabric and Textile Warehouse of Willmar.