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Stitches and fabric help tell a great story
Stitches and fabric help tell a great story

Anita Evans and her team of volunteers have spent countless hours surveying community stakeholders, attending meetings, writing grants, collecting gear, and a thousand other small but important tasks, all in an effort to help bring Delta County together and offer richer outdoor recreational opportunities for the youth here. Evans and her crew have also worked tirelessly to build relationships with other groups interested in the same outcome: getting kids off screens, and outside.

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Delta quilters earn American Legion Auxiliary appreciation

Dana Brock, president of the American Legion Auxiliary, Swaskegame Unit 14 of Kingman, Ariz., travelled to Delta to thank Delta County folk who worked to further the auxiliary's various projects in support of veterans.

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Artistry, fine craftmanship on display
Artistry, fine craftmanship on display

For over 20 years, the artisans of S&B Quilters' Guild have presented the annual Cabin Fever Quilt Show. The biennial show began in 1994, and it's time once again to experience the beauty, craftsmanship, talent and creativity that is poured into every stitch and block.

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Call for entries

S&B Quilters Guild is seeking entries for the 2017 Cabin Fever Quilt Show to be held March 17-19 at the Delta County Fairgrounds in Hotchkiss. Cash prizes will be awarded to winning entries. The show will feature lots of talent, fun, vendors, food and a raffle quilt.

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Quilt madness comes to Crossroads Assisted Living

The Mad Hatter quilt ladies presented a trunk show for residents at Crossroads on Thursday morning, Nov. 10. Mad Hatters wore their signature "mad" hats as quilt stories and memories were exchanged between the Mad Hats and residents.

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Guild wraps local veterans in quilts
Guild wraps local veterans in quilts

Veterans were honored last Saturday with quilts made by members of S&B Quilters' Guild. The event was held at Memorial Hall in Hotchkiss.

At least a dozen quilts went home with veterans.

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Quilt of valor honors veteran's service
Quilt of valor honors veteran's service

Crawford resident Marty Smith does not want the sacrifices her husband Bruce made during the Vietnam War to be forgotten. Earlier this year she asked friends Janet Grigson and Diana Kuene to make him a quilt to honor that service.

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Quilts as art
Quilts as art

Every quilt is one-of-a-kind, snippets of colors and pattern layered together to create stunning table runners, wall hangings and bed covers. The process often begins with a pattern or even a kit, with precut fabric swatches in complementary colors.

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