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How these locals are making hand-sewn masks for medical workers and the community
David Gilleland, owner of Vector Quilts & Sewing Center, works on sewing a mask that will be given to a doctor, nurse or another member of the community. - photo by For the Forsyth County News
As the COVID-19 outbreak has depleted reserves of personal protective equipment, or PPE, perhaps no other product has been in as high-demand as face masks, and within Forsyth County, a number of groups and individuals have taken it upon themselves to use their sewing knowledge and resources to sew masks for doctors, nurses and the public.