Now that you know enough information and choose for yourselves the excellent fabric to make a face mask, then we go to the part of sewing cloth face masks. Below are detailed instructions on how to sew a simple cloth face mask at home for yourself and your family to use right in your family. Below are instructions for cutting cloth masks in 4 simple steps.
Step 1: Print the template, cut the fabric according to the available face mask pattern.
There are many models of face masks on the Websites. You should print out the actual size paper on standard print paper 22 cm x 28 cm (sewing masks). Place the print pattern on the cloth, Figure A is the outer mask, and Figure B is the inner lining. This article is the easiest way to make a 2-layer face mask.
In it cut four pieces of cloth with the following number:
Cut picture A – 2 pieces of cloth. – Cloth A is 16cm high x 13cm wide
Cut picture B – 2 pieces of cloth. – Cloth B is 16cm high x 10.5 cm wide.
Step 2: Make a face mask of fabric layer A and cloth layer B
For fabric layer A: At the first step, sew stitching at the curve between the face-mask to put two pieces of fabric A together. Then on the sides of the outer layer of Fabric A, fold the upper and lower corners down. Use the dotted lines on the pattern and the dots on the model as guidelines. Sewing along all three folds on each side, 1/8 fold.
For fabric layer B: Sewing stitched at the curve between the face mask to put two pieces of cloth B together. Then fold the straight sides of lining B backward, and sew them straight with a straight stitch.
Step 3: Sew the two layers of fabric A and B together.
Place fabric layer B inside fabric layer A on the opposite side. Stitch the top and bottom edges. Sew on the top and top seams, 1/8 from the front. It will ensure that both layers remain in place during washing. Put the elastic on either side of the face mask to make the strap.
Step 4: Insert the elastic into the face mask
Type 1:Insert the elastic band into the face-mask, tie the flexible end of the elastic (hold on the ears to adjust for shorter / longer lengths), rotate so that the two ties tie are hidden in the brace. Elastic should fit when worn on your ears but not pull cause discomfort to you.
Type 2:Create knots to adjust the elastic when necessary. If desired, you can make the elastic band go around the back of the head ( like a doctor’s surgical mask).
Face Mask: 2 Basic templates to choose from.
Sample 1: Sewing a 2-layer face mask
Sample 2: Sewing a basic 2-layer mask
Sew your home face-masks is that important?
Maybe you still have a medical mask at home. However, by the time you run out of face-masks, or you are in an emergency, you need a face mask that can filter Viruses, bacteria, the above knowledge is essential for you. Please research carefully before choosing the appropriate fabric to sew your face-mask at home. Having more experience to make a mask will help you a lot in the panic of the COVID-19 virus.
The unexpected benefits from being able to make your cloth masks at home include:
Fewer trips to the street, less infection.
The queue to buy face masks is getting longer and more. There are many places you have to queue 3-4 hours to buy a face mask. That is the significant risk that you may get the disease without your knowledge. If you have more experience with choosing materials and how to make cloth masks at home, you have to go to the queue less often and have less risk of disease.
Save more cost than buying a medical mask.
For a current medical face mask, it costs from $ 15 to $ 60. Using existing materials at home to tailor cloths yourself and reusing them will save you a lot of money and use that money for other urgent work. However, making home-made masks during this COVID-19 season should only be done in an emergency, when you have no other face-masks to use.
The more relaxed the mentality, the less panic you will have.
You will have enough knowledge about fabrics and can tailor cloth masks at home for your family. That helps you and your family to be more comfortable, less stressed, and calmer to work together to overcome this dangerous epidemic. Also, you can embroider and create patterns to suit yourself on your fabric mask. Remember that optimistic belief in life is also a factor that stimulates your resistance. Lastly, you should know about how to use face masks properly to avoid all risk of infection.
Thank you for reading through our sharing! We wish you have more health to overcome the disease.