In April, the large studio in the back of Watson in Homes looked more like an assembly line for PPE. Fabric and ties to piece together into face masks and surgical caps lined large tables, awaiting a turn at the sewing machines. The workshop had transformed from interior design and upholstery business into a hub of much-needed PPE, donated to those working in the healthcare field.
Then, the husband-wife team of Jeremy and Susan Watson had the time to dedicate to the cause — most businesses were closed, and people adjusting to vastly different work, school and social schedules weren’t thinking new slipcovers.
“I had a certain amount of anxiety. First it was: ‘When are we going to be able to work again?’ And then it was: ‘How are we going to get all this stuff done?’ because it’s just me and Jeremy here,” Susan Watson…