DIY: Face Mask #2 Baby and Toddler

DIY: Face Mask #2 Baby and Toddler

Based on my basic face mask tutorial, it’s still a 3-layer mask except these are sized down and “baby” features a slightly different construction! It also uses a very thin undershirt for the “filter” layer and make use of scraps from creating the adult mask! You can also create a lighter mask for baby by […]

DIY: Face Mask #3 Basic Wide

DIY: Face Mask #3 Basic Wide

This face mask is constructed exactly the same way as my basic face mask tutorial. It’s still a 3-layer mask with simple construction except in a wider style that uses 2 elastic hairties instead of elastic cord! See here for Face Mask Tools and Supplies needed. Make several to have on hand and so they […]

DIY: Face Mask #1 Basic

DIY: Face Mask #1 Basic

I created this design so that it has a simple construction that uses a template you create yourself! No printer required. Just create using a 6.5″ x 10″ piece of paper, fold, and cut to create the template. Use this template to cut out 3 pieces of fabric, stack, and sew. This 3-layer mask is […]

DIY Fabric Face Mask Supplies

DIY Fabric Face Mask Supplies

Many homesewers will likely have some of the obvious materials on hand. However, if they do, it won’t be a lot. Here are some of essential supplies and non-traditional substitutes. Check your closets, desks, drawers for any substitutes possible. Or check out Amazon Sewing for the standard tools. A sewing machine + tools/notions is really […]

DIY: No-Sew Fabric Face Mask

DIY: No-Sew Fabric Face Mask

Simply take a bandana (or any cotton scarf) and fold! Then use elastic hair ties found in any drugstore (or online) as ear straps. Usually bandanas are about 22″x22″ and I like these Goody Hair Elastics, 2mm or thicker. Supplies Needed Bandana Hair Ties What I like is this is washable and doesn’t require sacrificing […]

Things To Do While On Self-Quarantine

Things To Do While On Self-Quarantine

The Coronavirus Outbreak has many Americans on self-quarantine. It’s a great way to minimize the spread of infection but also an opportunity to do all those things at home that we couldn’t before. Here are some ways we can make the most of it! Learn More About Coronavirus Google online starting here https://www.google.com/covid19/ Check out […]

9 DIY Fabric Face Mask Tutorials

9 DIY Fabric Face Mask Tutorials

Here are several ways to craft your own fabric face masks from a Taiwanese Doctor to your Home Sewer. Most of these require a sewing machine and/or sewing needle + thread but some get creative by using office supplies or stationary supplies. Here is one that just requires 2 things, a bandana and 2 elastic […]

PSA: NYC + Coronavirus Support

PSA: NYC + Coronavirus Support

Hope everyone is staying safe, washing their hands, and practicing Social Distancing! As many may know by now, the COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak is underway now in the United States with New York City being one of the hardest hit locations so far. As of March 11, 2020, WHO has declared the outbreak an official pandemic. […]

Pattern: Pocket Tissue Holder in Moss Stitch

Pattern: Pocket Tissue Holder in Moss Stitch

This refillable Pocket Tissue Holder is eco-friendly and cute! Just fold and fill with facial tissues and avoid the plastic entirely! This quick knit is done in Moss Stitch with a small border using Garter Stitch for neatness. It’s a great way to use up partial balls of yarn too. It takes about 1-3 hours […]

Pattern: Toddler Hat and Scarf Set in English Rib

Pattern: Toddler Hat and Scarf in English Rib

Here is a Toddler Hat and Scarf I made for my 4 year old nephew! I designed it using English Rib Stitch, my current fave stitch! It’s a gloriously quick knit that has a polished look without the extra fuss. The stitch gave a wonderful drape, a cozy squishy feel, and is reversible! Note: This […]