Little Dresses for Africa
On Oct. 20, during a four-hour period, 24 Presbyterian women from throughout Northeast Florida gathered at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Palm Coast for a sewing workshop, creating more than 30 dresses for the Little Dresses for Africa project.
Dresses are made in sizes small through extra large.
Carol Graff, southeast regional coordinator for the St. Augustine Presbytery, organized this workshop. Graff is a member of Trinity Presbyterian, Palm Coast.
“Saturday is the first of six workshops that will be held in each region of St. Augustine Presbytery” reported Jennifer King, together in service coordinator of St. Augustine Presbytery, who originated the idea for the project.
Members of three churches attended this workshop: Geneva Presbyterian Church, Geneva; Memorial Presbyterian Church, St. Augustine; and Trinity Presbyterian, Palm Coast, the host church.
Memorial Presbyterian was represented by Sue Delpit, moderator of the Women’s Association; Charlotte Shaw and Arlis Dey.
Shaw and Dey belong to the sewing group at Memorial called the Sew and Sows, and they brought 77 dresses and five pair of britches the sewing group had made over the last three weeks.