The Sewing Rooms

Curtain-making social enterprise switches to making 10,000 free face masks.

Skelmersdale-based social enterprise The Sewing Rooms has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by pivoting from its usual commercial market to producing a line of facemasks for the general public.

This has enabled them to bring staff back from furlough and help protect the local community, with the help of an £8k of grant from Livv Investment.

The Sewing Rooms aims to bring about change through trade, providing workshops and sewing and manufacturing services to private and corporate clients, reinvesting the money they make into the communities around Skelmersdale.

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