Rita Smith (right) died before being able to finish a large, detailed quilt, so embroiderer Shannon Downey has enlisted volunteers to help finish the blanket.Provided

Volunteers Around U.S. Complete Late Woman’s Unfinished Quilt, Now It’s Going On Display

Dozens of volunteers from across the United States worked on Rita's quilt after a Rogers Park woman asked for help finishing the project.

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As Trump Plans To Bring Border Patrol To Sanctuary Cities, Mayor Lightfoot Pushes Back: ‘We Will Not Be Bullied’

“If anyone thinks they can come here into our city and terrorize our residents into the shadows, let me say this: They have another thing coming," Lightfoot said.

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Here’s What You Can Buy At Gucci’s New Psychedelic Pop-Up Shop

The luxury retailer opened the disco ball-encrusted shop in an old drive-thru bank in the West Loop.