So many teachers support kids in their classroom in ways that go unnoticed every day. Now, a new program is not only shining a spotlight on the good work teachers are doing, but giving them the funds to keep doing it.
At the J.W. Hulme Company in St. Paul, the empty seats at sewing machines tell the story of the biggest challenge for this booming leather goods manufacturer.
I am envious of those who can make their own clothes, accessories, décor and gifts. We all know people like this — those who can cut out and sew their own skirts, hats, bags and more; darn the holes in well-worn and loved sweaters and scarves.