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Crazy Quilters pass quilting tradition on to Century School fourth and fifth graders

Parker Harmon, a fifth grader, steadily pieces his quilt together. (Shannon Geisen / Enterprise)1 / 5
Rojean Cummins assists 10-year-old Kamryn Markert with binding her quilt. (Shannon Geisen / Enterprise)2 / 5
Fourth grader Julia Harmon learned how to quilt from her grandmother, Sue Harmon, who helped with the quilting club as well. (Shannon Geisen / Enterprise)3 / 5
Luverne Yocum and fifth grader Kelsey Berghuis team up to hand-tie the quilt together. (Shannon Geisen / Enterprise)4 / 5
Mary Peterson and fourth grader Autumn Kietzman worked together on Autumn’s quilt. “It’s cool,” said Kietzman, “especially if it means I can make another one for my new baby cousin.” (Shannon Geisen / Enterprise)5 / 5

By Shannon Geisen / Enterprise

Eleven middle schoolers signed up for a quilting club session, offered through Park Rapids Community Education and led by members of the Crazy Quilters club. This was the third year the program was offered to fourth and fifth graders. Crazy Quilters assembled kits with donated 5-inch fabric squares and volunteered their time.