On becoming a maskmatician

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I got on the mask-making bandwagon about two weeks ago. Thirty-six masks later, I realize that I will never catch up with my son’s mother-in-law who has made 300 in Florida. But if more people made masks—even a few–there wouldn’t be such a shortage, especially now that the CDC recommends that all of us wear cloth face coverings in public. …

Where have all the sewers gone?

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I can’t remember a time when I didn’t know how to sew. By age five, my mother had put a needle and thread in my hand and showed me how to stitch fabric. One of my fondest memories was going to the fabric department of Jon’s Department Store in my small Midwestern hometown. At age five I chose material for …