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Central Kansas Threadbenders make quilts for kindergartners

A Central Kansas Threadbenders Quilt Guild member pieces together a quilt top for a small quilt to be donated to an area Kindergarten class. A small group has been meeting monthly for the past few months at the Barton County Extension office, and have completed more than 100 roughly three by fou...

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Members of Central Kansas Threadbenders Quilt Guild spent Tuesday cutting, piecing and stitching together another batch of small quilts destined to be used by Great Bend youngsters, making the transition from home to school a more loving and caring experience.  
Earlene Arnold came up with the idea when, in preparation for a home renovation project, she needed to clean out her sewing room.  Anyone who has had a relationship with a longtime quilter knows that’s not a quick and easy project.  As she sorted through her fabric collection, she realized she had material enough for many small lap-sized quilts ...

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