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Keeping the sun out one stitch at a time

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 4th, 2013

Photo/ Emily Siegel - The Sunbonnet Gals meet regularly on Tuesday mornings at the Friendship Center to assemble their authentic bonnets.

TORRINGTON After nearly 40 years of sewing, the Sunbonnet Gals, a Torrington-based sewing group, recently assembled their 27,000th bonnet last week during one of their regular Tuesday morning sessions at the Friendship Center.

The group has been sewing bonnets since 1973 when they were encouraged by Fort Laramie Park Ranger Lewis Eaton to make authentic sunbonnets to sell at the fort.

For the complete article see the 09-04-2013 issue.

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