How-To: Add Adjustable Straps to Any Face Masks

How-To: Add Adjustable Straps to Any Face Mask

Loop + Strap Adjustable Strap design by OMG! Heart. Free to all for publication and commercial use as long as it includes a credit to OmgHeart.com. This adjustable strap is a simple design that requires only elastic! All you need is 1/4″ elastic tape to create a loop and a strap. It can be adapted […]

DIY: Face Mask #5 Pleated Face Mask with Adjustable Straps

DIY: Face Mask #5 Pleated Face Mask with Adjustable Straps

This is a 3-Layer Mask with Adjustable Straps that uses Lightweight Cotton Muslin. This design is based on the Vera Wang Pleated Mask pattern as previously posted here with a tutorial. I liked the design and construction of the Vera Wang version but I didn’t like the fit. So I modified it to suit my […]

How-To: Pleated Face Mask with Pocket by Vera Wang

How-To: Pleated Face Mask with Pocket by Vera Wang

This is a 2-Layer Pleated Face Mask with Filter Pocket (and optional nose wire)! I was looking for an efficient and simple design for a Face Mask with Filter Pocket and decided on trying this one. This simple construction is by Vera Wang and requires no pattern. It can be worn as a 2-Layer Mask […]

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 is a Wide 3-Layer Mask with Contoured Shape. It is a wider, wraparound version of my basic face mask that still has adjustable and removable straps. 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 […]

DIY: Face Mask #1 Basic

DIY: Face Mask #1 Basic

This is a 3-Layer Mask with a Contoured Shape and adjustable straps that are removable. 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]