Fairfield Woods Branch Library Sewing Studio create cloth bags for Earth Day

Mary Hogue, chairman, of the Fairfield Earth Day Committee asked the Fairfield Woods Branch Library’s Sewing Studio, if they would be willing to make cloth bags for Fairfield’s April 30 Earth Day Celebration.

New bag owners Holly and Hazel Mazzeo.

New bag owners Holly and Hazel Mazzeo.

Several woman and children took on the challenge of producing cloth bags for people to use instead of plastic. Initially the goal was to sew 30 bags; however, over six weeks and much dedication, 115 bags were made and given away on the April 30.

Part of the production team, Nancy Coriaty, Deputy Director of Library, Jane Siefert, Administration Assistant distributing free cloth bags at Fairfield Warde

Part of the production team, Nancy Coriaty, Deputy Director of Library, Jane Siefert, Administration Assistant distribute free cloth bags at Fairfield Warde.

Sewing production group hard at work.

Sewing production group hard at work.

Overview of the 115 bags made.

Overview of the 115 bags made.

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