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Dress-making project renews ties to nation

Jennifer Sprouse • Mar 25, 2012 at 9:36 AM

Colorful pattern dresses are hung on a clothing rack in Mountain View Baptist Church’s hallway. People outside the church would never suspect that they were actually made from pillowcases.

With a mission trip to Haiti scheduled for June 8, Mountain View members decided to throw in a little something extra by making 300 pillowcase dresses and rounding up T-shirts and shorts to give the little boys and girls while visiting.

Mary Fann, Mountain View church member, along with her daughter, Susie Savage, and granddaughter, April Salts, said they picked up the idea from another local church.

— Subscribers to either the print or online version of Johnson City Press have full access to our electronic edition. The complete text of this article starts on page 1C of the March 24 edition.

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