FISK AND the Addison County Milk and Honey Quilters Guild has completed
six red, white and blue quilts that they are donating to wounded
soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The quilts are on display
at the Ilsley Library in Middlebury through July.
Independent photo/Trent Campbell
July 16, 2007
By MEGAN JAMES
MIDDLEBURY — Setting aside politics for a moment to pick up needle and
thread, quilters in Addison County found a non-partisan way to support
wounded troops back from Iraq: They collaborated on six homemade
quilts, which they plan to send to soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical
Center in Washington, D.C.
At the suggestion of Charlotte Fisk, the Middlebury Milk and Honey
Quilters’ Guild about a year ago joined a nationwide effort called
Quilts of Valor, which seeks to comfort wounded soldiers with homemade