Introduction: DIY COVID-19 Face Shield

COVID-19 has turned the world upside down. Everything has been affected, from the way we live to the things we do on a daily basis. We will show you in this instructable the way we made a Face Shield that could provide acceptable level of protection against the Virus, and how to use a sewing machine to make a closed stitch at the final stage of the product development.

Step 1: Materials

  • PVC Sheet
  • Rubber Tape
  • Safety Gloves
  • Unused Black Leather Belt
  • Scissor
  • Stapler
  • Black Marker
  • Alcohol for cleaning
  • A sewing machine

Step 2: Easy Steps for Making the Face Shield

  1. Start by folding the PVC sheet in half (to obtain a suitable size that covers the whole face)
  2. Cut with a scissor along the folding line
  3. Measure the length of the black leather belt and cut properly
  4. Cut the rubber tape somewhere between 55 and 60 cm
  5. Carefully apply the glue to the bottom of the leather belt and stick it on top of the PVC sheet
  6. Clean with alcohol (if needed)
  7. Place the rubber tape in the middle and apply some glue along the edges to fix it within the leather belt
  8. Hold it with your hands until it dries
  9. Fold back and apply the glue again until the rubber tape is covered by the belt

Step 3: Sew Fast..

With this Sew-fast method you will be having a durable and comfortable face shield..

At the end, Do not forget to remove the staples !

Step 4: COVID-19 DIY Face Shield

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