Concentration on precise cutting and sewing, using math and artistic skills provide antidote to pandemic stress. This is the fourth in a series of stories on how area residents explore their inner creativity during a pandemic.
Written By: Pamela D. Knudson | 8:00 am, Jan. 3, 2021
North Star Quilters Guild meet to sew masks for teachers, students in preparation for start of school year
Guild members have made more than 4,000 masks for a wide array of organizations.
Written By: Pamela D. Knudson | 9:40 am, Aug. 20, 2020
North Star Quilters Guild has teamed up with the River Forks Watercolor Society to present a show that features quilts that are paired with watercolor artworks.
Written By: Pamela D. Knudson | 4:42 pm, Oct. 24, 2019
GRAND FORKS — Many of us wrap our own children and grandchildren in our arms to love them and keep them warm, but this week’s Gems have the same love and compassion for children they have never met.
Written By: Matt Henson | 9:26 pm, Nov. 29, 2018
Every fall at the East Grand Forks Arts and Crafts Fair, Bev Solseng would stop at the North Star Quilters Guild to admire the quilts on display. “I drooled over the quilts,” she said, promising herself that she’d take up quilting once she retire.
Written By: Pamela D. Knudson | 1:27 pm, Oct. 13, 2016
LARIMORE, N.D. — Big and little, bold- and pastel-colored, Helen Farrell has sewn an array of quilts during the past 50 years or so. She uses some of the wall hangings and table runner quilts to decorate her home, has given full-sized quilts to her children and grandchildren and sold a combination of the three types at craft shows and through private sales.
Written By: email@example.com | 12:00 am, Oct. 9, 2011