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Friday, November 18, 2005


Making a difference, stitch by stitch

Groton, CT - To sew a button is one thing, but to stitch an entire quilt is a feat that most teenagers wouldn't even dream of undertaking.

But Dan Balbuena and Holly Bartlett aren't your typical teenagers. The two paired up a few weeks ago to start a quilting circle through the young adult program at the Groton Public Library.

"We both had sewing skills, and figured we could put them to good use," Balbuena said. "At first we had wanted to donate the finished quilts to the ABC program (At-risk Baby Crib quilts) but changed our minds after Hurricane Katrina plowed over the South."

Read the full article about Balbuena and Bartlett here.

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