Sunday, January 20, 2013

DOQ in the News


from The Chapel Hill News
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
January 19, 2013

Area quilters come together for hurricane victims
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Cissa Kamakura of Chapel Hill sews part of a quilt Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, headed to those in the Northeast affected by Hurricane Sandy. Members of the Durham-Orange Quilters' Guild made about 50 quilts for the project at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill. Learn more about the guild at www.durhamorangequilters.com.

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Tonya Krout of Durham sews blue binding on a quilt Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill. Members of the Durham-Orange Quilters' Guild made about 50 quilts for Hurricane Sandy victims in the Northeast. Krout's grandparents made quilts for their eight children and many of their grandchildren. Krout still has her red and gray quilt more than 50 years later. "It went to college with me. It goes everywhere with me," she says. "It's very much a comfort." The guild has about 200 members and meets the third Monday of each month at the church. Learn more at www.durhamorangequilters.com.

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Tonya Krout sews blue binding on a quilt Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill. Members of the Durham-Orange Quilters Guild made about 50 quilts that will be sent to Hurricane Sandy victims in the Northeast. Krout's grandparents made quilts for their eight children and many of their grandchildren. Krout still has her red and gray quilt 50 years later. "It went to college with me. It goes everywhere with me," she says. "It's very much a comfort." The guild has about 200 members meets the third Monday of each month at the church. Learn more at www.durhamorangequilters.com.

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