The Sewing Army on Breakfast Television

Back in March, The Sewing Army was formed to make PPE for those in need. Joining us today is the creator of the sewing army, Diana Coatsworth and Kelsey Irvine, a talented Oscar-nominated filmmaker who created a behind the scenes video about how the sewing army got it all done! Watch the video below.

Watch: ACTRAToronto@Home with Diana Coatsworth

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Performers Online is hosting a Vlog featuring stories about ACTRA Toronto members helping others — stories that boost our spirits and strengthen our community ties in this difficult time. We’re calling it ACTRAToronto@Home. This first interview, hosted by David Gale, is with ACTRA Toronto member Diana Coatsworth, founder of The Sewing

Sewing Army Making Face Masks for Essential Workers

She’s originally from Niagara Falls and now she’s coordinating a sewing army to make masks for essential workers across North America. Toronto based fashion designer Diana Coatsworth started The Sewing Army about three-weeks ago.  She posted patterns and tutorials online so people could make masks from the comfort of their own homes and deliver them to