FaceMask COVID 19 Proof

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Introduction: FaceMask COVID 19 Proof

You'l be needing elastic fabric bands and prewashed (90°C) Cotton

Step 1: Wash the Fabric

Wash your Fabric at 90°C or 194°F. Otherwise you won't be able to wash it after you've used the mask.

Step 2: Cut Out the Fabric

Print out this PDF on A4 paper, check if the scaling is correct using the 5cm bar.

Then cut out the fabric for your mask

Step 3: Stitch the Nose

Stitch the nose on 1 cm and thin out the arc till 0.5cm.

Step 4: Stitch the Seam

Stitch the seam flat to one side (1mm)

Lay the top fabric and the lining with the right sides on top of each other and and stitch the top and the bottom to each other.

Step 5: Ironing

Rotate the fabric.

Iron the seems flat and stitch off the sides on 1mm.

Step 6: Elastic Band

Cut out the elastic band on 70cm and stitch the ends to eachother. (make a circle)

Step 7: Attach the Elastic Band

Lay the elastic flat on the mask and stitch the hem on 1cm with the elastic band between it.

Don't stitch the elastic band so you can still move it.

Step 8: You're Done!

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9 Comments

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bsawhill
bsawhill

Question 1 year ago

The pattern includes an inner layer...but the instructions do not? Can you help?

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DriesV4
DriesV4

1 year ago

Sorry to say but this design isn't really optimal.
https://makefacemasks.com/ this design will be more usefull as there are less seams exposed.

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imcruzn1
imcruzn1

1 year ago

Please tell me what is so important with the temp of the water? Thanks for all of this! I love it and will be making some masks for our local folks.

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miekenaaike
miekenaaike

Reply 1 year ago

When you wash it at at least 60°C the Covid19 virus wil be gone. (if there was any)

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geye
geye

Question 1 year ago

Why 2 lines on pattern? Is inside line to make a smaller mask for a child?

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miekenaaike
miekenaaike

Answer 1 year ago

The inside lines are stitching lines. To make it smaller for a child you can fold in the middle of the pattern1 cm away so it is less high.

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RowenaWinchester
RowenaWinchester

1 year ago

Hi there. I'm sorry to bother you but according to the CDC and WHO, there are no COVID-19 Proof Masks. N95 respirators filter out 98% of airborne bacteria and viruses and vacuum bags are at about 99% but you can't do that with just cotton... claiming that it filters out the virus could get you in some legal trouble as the CDC and WHO are asking people to not claim it even if its N95 or vacuum bags and they're kinda the government. Just trying to save you some trouble and just letting you know. This mask is better than no mask however because it helps you not touch your face. Also, I love the fabric you used. Sorry to be a bother :)

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trepisky
trepisky

1 year ago

Cotton will not catch the virus. But having at least this is 10000% better than having nothing on your face! Thank you for sharing!

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miekenaaike

Use pre-washed cotton at 90°C. Than the mask can be used several times.