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'Quilting Classes'
By Elizabeth Flom


December 05, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - Peggy Gelbrich, quilting enthusiast and former Ketchikan resident, was at the Silver Thimble Quilt Shop over the weekend teaching quilting classes for Spin Wheel, Pieced Pyramids, Crazy Quilting, and Ton of Bricks.

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Peggy Gelbrich stands next to her finished piece "Ton of Bricks" ...
Photo by Elizabeth Flom

Saturday's class "Ton of Bricks" had quilters cutting, piecing, smiling, laughing, and sharing stories of their long-time friend Gelbrich and her passion for quilting. Gelbrich's finished piece "Ton of Bricks" was on display and was a beautiful example of her collection of quilts.

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Saturday's class at the Silver Thimble Quilt Shop
Photo by Elizabeth Flom


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