A stitch in time: Newton, Hillsboro residents work on high-dollar MCC auction quilt

Rose Wiebe Haury, right, and Charlene Driggers, sit with the quilt they and Carol Ingenthron made for the 2016 Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale, which Driggers' husband Darrell bought at the quilt auction for $11,900. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Fifteen seems to be the lucky number for Charlene Driggers, who listened to 15 audio books while hand-quilting the colorful bed covering that sold for $15,000 at the recent Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale. However, the book listening doesn’t account for all the hours the Hillsboro

Online content is provided to Newton Now Subscribers. Get in the know about Newton, get a paper and access to the website, and support local jobs all with one click here.

Already a subscriber but don't have an online account yet? Make one here. We usually activate the account within a day.

If you are already a subscriber and have an account, log in and get to reading.

Existing Users Log In