Judy Lyseng said securing the best tightly woven batik fabric is necessary to prevent small 0.5 Micron viruses from passing through the mask.  However, perusing patterns on the web is the fun part.  |  Ron Lyseng photo

4-H skills help battle COVID-19

Face masks can be made at home using easily found material to protect against the virus, but it must be done properly

BIRDS HILL, Man. — There are hundreds of different mask patterns on the internet. They vary in degree of protection and degree of complexity. Some are easy for beginners. Others require a skilled seamstress. In making masks for our immediate family, I’m drawing on my 4-H sewing experience from years ago at Kane, Man. My […] Read more