The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

My turn: Quilting once a life skill


October 16, 2013

Betty Williamson

Ninety-year-old Portales quilter Laura Merrick took her first stitches when she was so small that she had to kneel in a chair beside her mother to reach the quilting frame, and in an era when quilting was a life skill, not a hobby.

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