BY TIFFANY ARNOLD
Emily and Jen Burker flipped through the pages from their fashion look book for dolls, pointing out one-of-a-kind designs and exclusive dresses made for family and friends.
Every outfit has a name and a back story. They paused and giggled at the picture of "The Shepherdess," a baby shower gift they made for the pregnant wife of their church's pastor. Here, the story was that "The Shepherdess" was wearing a brown, green and yellow shepherd's frock and the guest of honor was expecting a girl.
"All the gifts were pink!" said Jen, a 16-year-old junior at Clear Spring High School.
When work schedules get hectic and after-school commitments begin to pile up, this family turns to sewing to help them decompress.
And there's an added benefit with each stitch. "It brings us closer," Jen said... [read on!]