Prince’s Foundation joins effort to stitch masks and scrubs for NHS
A team of volunteers comprising staff, students and friends of The Prince’s Foundation have joined forces with For The Love of Scrubs and The Big Community Sew to make at home scrubs and facemasks that meet the strict standards required.
Jacqueline Farrell, education director for The Prince’s Foundation at its Dumfries House headquarters in Ayrshire, said: “It is a privilege to be able to utilise the community spirit and skills within The Prince’s Foundation to help the NHS in partnership with For The Love of Scrubs and The Big Community Sew at this vital time.
“We are delighted to be able to use our sewing expertise to make scrubs for NHS workers in Ayrshire and Arran in partnership with the Ayrshire branch of For The Love of Scrubs.
“In addition to making scrubs themselves, staff from our textiles training programmes will be on hand to offer expert help and advice to our volunteers online or over the phone. The project has been a real team effort.”
The foundation runs textile training programmes that aim to breathe fresh talent into the UK’s fashion and textiles industry by providing expert tuition in traditional skills.
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