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Lee creates Obama portrait quilt

The day after President Barack Obama's inauguration Jan. 21, 2009, Marilyn Lee began a portrait quilt to commemorate the historic event. Hundreds of pieces, including 500 pieces in 17 shades to make up the president's picture, depict stars, flags and other patriotic motifs. On Friday, Lee took the quilt to display in the State Capitol in St. Paul. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

The day after President Barack Obama's inauguration Jan. 21, 2009, Marilyn Lee began a portrait quilt to commemorate the historic event. Hundreds of pieces, including 500 pieces in 17 shades to make up the president's picture, depict stars, flags and other patriotic motifs. On Friday, Lee took the quilt to display in the State Capitol in St. Paul. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

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