Fifth grade student Aubrey Yaroschak learns how to set up a sewing machine from school employee and Hereford Quilters' organizer Christine Schmoyer.
Fourth and fifth grade girls attending Hereford Elementary School have volunteered their time and energy for over 10 years in order to learn the art of sewing for a cause.
Thanks to volunteers and employees of the school, the group of 25 girls, known as the Hereford Quilters, are able to learn sewing skills, apply color theory, express their creativity and use their math knowledge.
For 10 years the group has been led by the school's art teacher, Norma Reichenbach, but an unexpected leave of absence brought elementary school employee Christine Schmoyer in to fill her shoes.
According to Schmoyer, the Hereford Quilters are focused on community service and Reichenbach has always been the heart and soul of the group....