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Sewing up style

  • Joyce Laffe shows Kaity, 9, her progress on the pajama pants before taking Kaity over to the ironing board for the next step. Press photos by Kate Hayden

  • Sydney, 13, sews up a seam during a Thursday workshop at the Floyd County Iowa State Extension Office. Sydney was one of eight students learning basic sewing techniques while working on pajama pants.

  • Drew, 14, is guided by volunteer Sue Heitbrink as he sews together legs for his pajama pant project.

  • Kylie, 10, sews a pant leg with the help of Holly Connor, owner of Stitches Fabric and Yarn Shop in Charles City.

  • 4-H students show off their new pajama pants after a successful workshop at the Extension Office. From left: Tayleigh, 9, Kaity, 9, Caleb, 11, Kylie, 10, Isabelle, 9 and Colton, 11.

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