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Locals sew dresses for girls around the world

Posted at 3:16 PM, Feb 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 20:25:09-05
One by one dresses are sewn together at the Casas Adobes Congregational Church.
Stitch warlock, Ron McLain says sewing these dresses, "gives little girls all over the world a dress that they may have never had." 
The sun dresses are made of donated sturdy fabric by people all over the community. 
The stitch witches and warlocks tell KGUN 9 that they had so much fabric they didn't know what to do with it, until now. 
Grace Bunker has been sewing since she was 6-years-old and says, "these dresses are being made to contribute to another church that has this project."
In one day, the stitch witches and warlocks will sew 100 dresses. 
Sewing the dresses is a group effort and different stations are responsible for different things. One station will be responsible for cutting pockets, making ropes and sewing the dresses together. 
By the end of the day, the group will fill the entire wall of dresses, sizes small to extra large. 
The dresses will be sent to Africa and other warm climate countries. 
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