I sewed the skirt following Husband's oral instructions based on his recollection of how his grandmother used to do it.
The skirt is supposed to keep the fibers together thereby lengthening the useful lifespan of the broom. Also makes the otherwise ho-hum chore of sweeping more attractive.
Youngest Daughter and I start the day with something like this on our plate.
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