Mom made 48 long strips of that fabric, and has been cutting those long pairs up into chunks.
She had 48 pairs, and has cut 36 of them into chunks:
I have been supervising, but I do not understand one thing. Cutting is taking things apart. Sewing is putting things together. Mom is cutting, not sewing, but today is Sewing Saturday.
How can that be? Tell me, please, because I just don't get it.