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December 7, 2015
For Lowell Anderson, his skills woodworking skills offer a perfect medium for crafting personal gifts for friends and family. (DAN BURDETT | LIVE IT!)
Live it!: How to create or find that perfect holiday gift
December 7, 2015 - 11:47am
September 29, 2015
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Video: Veterans reap what these women sew
September 29, 2015 - 12:42pm
August 1, 2015
Diane Minke was attending a mentoring conference at the Evangelical Free Church in Willmar, when she learned of the opportunity to mentor Teagan Miller. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
Through sewing, two people learn the gift of mentorship
August 1, 2015 - 5:00am
October 3, 2011
Wanda Werner of Howard Lake, foreground, Jewell Christiansen of Dassel, center, and Karen Vander Hagen of Olivia work as volunteers Saturday during the sixth annual Fabric and Textile Warehouse Sew-a-thon. Working at the National Guard Armory in Willmar, the volunteers cut, ironed and sewed walker-bags for veterans and neck coolers for active troops. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Sew-a-thon in Willmar, Minn.
October 3, 2011 - 12:00am
September 26, 2010
A group of local volunteers sew bags for veterans to use on their wheel chairs and walkers during a Sew-a-thon held Saturday, September 25, 2010 at the Willmar Community Center
Sew-a-thon Held at Willmar Community Center
September 26, 2010 - 4:33pm
September 20, 2010
Shirley Lohse of Willmar sews a case for a limb-support pillow Oct. 13, 2008, during a sew-a-thon at the Willmar Community Center to benefit wounded soldiers. Tribune file photo
Sew-at-thon to assist vets
September 20, 2010 - 12:00am
September 28, 2009
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)
September 28, 2009 - 12:00am