#KeeperoftheDay Gert McMullin. Gert knows the power of sewing. She taught herself to sew at age 9 after her mother died. In the 1980s she began working on the AIDS Quilt and has stewarded it, repaired it, traveled with it for some 33 years. Gert is now making masks for healthcare workers using leftover material from the quilt.
Listen to our story about Gert and the Quilt.