Cathy Morey weaves at one of her 12 looms at Cathy’s Homestead Weaving in rural Washburn.

All Chequamegon Bay businesses suffered when they closed to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in the Northlands. But crafters faced problems unique to their livelihoods when arts and craft shows canceled plans for 2020.

Many artisans made most of their money at these fairs and didn’t have what are considered regular jobs. Therefore, they aren’t counted among the ranks of the unemployed.

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