Introduction: Detachable Face Mask for Hat
This is a detachable face mask with PM2.5 filter pocket. Work with your hat backwards or forwards.
-LINK to Pattern: https://www.properfitclothing.com/product-page/ha...
-LINK to Bias Tape: https://goo.gl/rtMLte
-LINK to Bias tape folder kit: https://amzn.to/2ynuhnw
-LINK to Industrial Bias Tape Attachment: https://amzn.to/2Ua3It3
-LINK to Fabric: https://amzn.to/2lNrnly
-LINK to Lining: https://amzn.to/2QkCcb8
-LINK to Velcro: https://amzn.to/3cPICZ5
-LINK to PM2.5 Filter: https://amzn.to/2Sp5FSg
-LINK to Twist Ties: https://amzn.to/2V81bB8
Step 1: Gathering Supplies
-Fabric outer layer: .25 yards (canvas, twill, cotton, or any fabric that is tightly woven)
-Fabric lining: .25 yards (non stretch soft cotton)
-Extra wide bias tape
-Velcro: 10 inches
-Twist tie/coated wire: 1
-Pattern: Available at properfitclothing.com :)
Step 2: Cut Pattern
-Front main panel: Cut 1 on the fold.
-Front and lining chin panel: Cut 1 outer layer fabric. Cut 1 lining fabric.
-Front and lining nose panel: Cut 1 outer layer fabric. Cut 1 lining fabric.
-Center lining panel: Cut 1 lining fabric.
Step 3: Hem Center Lining Panel
-Mark the hem lines onto the lining panels.
-Roll over and pin edge. -Sew at .25 inch seam allowance.
Step 4: Attach Lining Chin Panel
-Line up notch points on bottom lining and center lining panels.
-Pin bottom in to position.
-Sew at .25 inch seam allowance.
Step 5: Attach Chin Panel (outer Layer)
-Line up notches.
-Sew with .25 inch seam allowance.
-This step is done the same way as lining.
Step 6: Add Bias Tape to Nose Panel
-You can use made bias tape, make your own bias tape, or bias tape attachment. All methods work.
-Place the wrong sides of the outer layer and lining together.
-Add bias tape to the top straight edge of the bottom main panel.
Step 7: Add Twist Tie
-Slide the twist tie or other bendy metal object into the bias tape.
-Make sure the twist tie is centered in the bias tape.
Step 8: Assembling Panels
-Place the wrong sides of the Center Lining and Front Main Panel together.
-Line up the bottom seams and top notch.
-Place the Bottom Main panel on top of the lining with right sides together.
-Sew as close as you can to the edge.
Step 9: Bias Tape Top and Bottom Edge
-Add bias tape to the top and bottom edge.
Step 10: Velcro Cover Panel
-Cut corners to the hem line.
-Roll over sides on hem line and place over Velcro.
-Stitch around the outside edge. Leave one long edge unstitched.
Step 11: Attached Velcro Covers
-Sandwich face mask side in the open end of the Velcro cover.
-Stitch along edge securing the mask to the cover.
Step 12: Leather Method
-This is a different method.
-Cut leather to Velcro width.
-Stitch Velcro to mask first.
-Glue on leather to Velcro.
-If you cut the leather long enough it can act as tabs to detach the mask from the hat.
Step 13: Attaching Velcro to Hat
-Cut Velcro same length as piece on mask.
-Place Velcro .25-.5 inches away from the brim.
-Fold sweatband flat.
-Stitch along the outside edges of the Velcro.
-Repeat for other side.
-Note: Make sure you line the Velcro strips up even so the mask is centered on your face.
Step 14: All Done!
Hope you have fun with this project!
Step 15: Video Instructions
If you are having trouble figuring out any steps. I recommend checking out the detailed video. I go through every step :)