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Quilter making masks to slow spread of coronavirus

Laura Hill fashions colorful quilts that have kept family and friends warm on many a winter’s night.

Now her latest project is one that is warming hearts in the La Conner area and beyond.

An avid sewer and crafter, Hill has literally taken the campaign to stem spread of the coronavirus into her own hands.

Using the quality cotton and flannel fabric that graces her quilts, Hill and two family members have sewn and donated masks that encourage social distancing, help wearers not touch their faces and minimize any airborne particles they might otherwise spread from a sneeze or cough.

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