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Painting with fabric

 

February 9, 2020

Marione Martin

Top: Teresa Farrar (left) of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, and Janet Elwood of Kiowa, Kansas, show a quilt the Scrap Pack Quilt Guild will offer in a drawing at the county fair. Bottom Left: Jo Carr of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, demonstrates the Lucy Boston Patchwork of Crosses at the Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva. She has quilts on display this month at the Gallery. Bottom Right: Yvette Papon (left) of Hardtner, Kansas, and Patty Johnson of the Lake City, Kansas, area are quilting enthusiasts. They have work on display during February at the Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva.

Growing up, Yvette Papon of Hardtner was surrounded by her mother's sewing projects but decided to take a different direction. Jo Carr of Medicine Lodge closed a craft store and needed a way to use up the leftover fabric. Patty Johnson of Lake City can't remember exactly how she started. No matter how they began quilting, the members of the Scrap Pack Quilt Guild agree. They have a lot of fun!

The members of the quilt guild, centered in Barber County, Kansas, are the featured exhibitors at the Graceful Arts Gallery in Alva during February. Quilts large and small adorn the gallery walls in m...



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