Sarah Jane McPike is a wizard with needle and thread. Previously a wardrobe technician at Geva Theatre Center for more than a decade, she just lately showcased her have clothes line, Very hot Rod Betties, at the Ameripolitan Awards in Memphis, Tennessee.
McPike cuts a mean silhouette, with lots of moxie and higher-heeled swagger. She’s like a bouquet of switchblades.
But when this sewing equipment chanteuse read that surgical masks have been in small provide, she set her have clothes line on hold and received to get the job done.
And she informed us all about this passion undertaking. Eavesdrop all you want. Our dialogue was edited for clarity.
Metropolis: How did you get started out?
Sarah Jane McPike: When I 1st noticed (the shortage) on the news, my mind immediately went into theater manner: “How can I repair this or support