Introduction: Simple No Sewing Facemask From Old Shirt Using Staples for Coronavirus, Version 2

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  1. Using the scissors, cut 4 strips of cloth 1 inch (3 cm) wide by about 12 inches (30 cm) long
  2. Cut out a square of cloth that can cover your face.
  3. Using the stapler, staple one end of one of the strips of cloth to one corner of the square of cloth. Be sure to use 2 or 3 staples.
  4. Repeat for the other 3 strips of cloth on the other 3 corners of the square of cloth.
  5. Using the duct tape, cover both sides of the staples on each corner of the mask. This is to protect the wearer's skin from the staples and to reinforce them.


  1. Old Shirt
  2. Scissors
  3. Duct tape
  4. Stapler
  5. For nose bridge: wire
  6. Strong adhesive duct tape (like Gorilla Tap)

Step 1: Add Nose Bridge

  1. Cut a piece of wire, about 2 inches/5 cm
  2. Bend the wire into an arc that approximates the size of the bridge of your nose.
  3. Use a piece of duct tape with a strong adhesive (ex: Gorilla Tape) attach the wire to the cloth.
  4. Place the mask on with the wire side on your face, then bend the wire so that it fits snug around the bridge of your nose.
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