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Lansing woman makes quilt for fallen Arizona firefighters

Lansing woman makes quilt for fallen Arizona firefighters

LANSING | Lansing resident Jen Saia is a seamstress who enjoys occasionally making quilts. She has become involved in a First Responder/EMS quilt project where quilts are made and sent to first responders following some devastating calls.

September 23, 2013 12:31 pm
Yummy: lunch sacks with DIY character

Yummy: lunch sacks with DIY character

A desire to recycle, save money and add that personal, imaginative touch is what entices many crafty people to create what easily can be bought. This time of year, that includes crafting a lunch sack.

November 15, 2012 12:00 am
Northern Indiana's Amish Country, just two hours and another century away

Northern Indiana's Amish Country, just two hours and another century away

On the road to Shipshewana, time seems to travel backwards, asphalt changing to dirt and scenes becoming more 1800s than 21st century. Young girls wearing bonnets and homemade cotton dresses maneuver horse and buggies and horse-pulled lorries loaded with colorful fall produce are my fellow r…

October 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Keep the library covered by helping make a quilt

HAMMOND | Friends of the Hammond Public Library are raising funds and awareness by asking the public to “Keep the Library Covered . . . Help Make a Quilt.” During a 10-day “quilting bee” through Saturday, quilt squares made from heavy paper will be available at the library’s Circulation Desk…

August 23, 2012 12:00 am
Quilters' talents on display

Quilters' talents on display

Bekki Lund demonstrates a Statler Stitcher, which can make a full-size quilt in four to five hours, during the String-A-Long Quilt Guild's 14th biennial quilt show, Patchwork & Posies, on Saturday at the Porter County Expo Center.

March 31, 2012 11:30 am
Quilters' talents on display

Quilters' talents on display

Martha Campolattara's "Big Bird" quilt was one of the award-winning designs on display Saturday during the String-A-Long Quilt Guild's 14th biennial quilt show. The show continues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Porter County Expo Center.

March 31, 2012 11:30 am
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