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doing it yourself
Everyone everywhere is searching for face masks to protect their family. You can learn how to DIY, be creative, invest in you, create a side income and save lives. Below you are going to find 7 amazing super easy to make DIY face mask patterns.
easy DIY FACE MASK PATTERNS
The free face mask patterns included in this post are simple and easy to make. And will offer a face shield for the user. None of these patterns are surgical grade which I feel is important to note. These are simplicity face mask patterns you can make for personal use or to sell or give to your friends and family.
Face masks and face shields are used to protect the user from personal water vapor droplets from others. It has been suggested that personal protective masks be worn to protect against the spread of the flu and COVID type bacteria.
Face Mask use
While these face masks are not of surgical grade they will help deter the dispersion of mucus and water droplet particles that occur during coughing, sneezing and talking. DIY face masks and face shields have become increasingly popular and requested by some employers.
Homemade face mask wear and care
Homemade face masks should fit securely to head with ear loops and allow for easy breathing. Ensure that the DIY face mask pattern you use does not impair your vision, breathing or regular tasks.
changing and sharing face mask
A face mask should be changed as soon as it becomes damp or dirty and should maintain shape after washing and drying. Non-medical face masks should not be shared.
face mask fabric
Face shields and masks should be made of linen or cotton preferably two layers. Homemade face coverings should not be made of plastic or non-breathable materials.
face masks for children under two years old
Face coverings should not be placed on children under the age of two. If required consult a physician.
Easy To Make DIY Face Mask Patterns:
Homemade Face Mask Tutorial – Melanie Ham (Video Tutorial Included)
⭐Top three Materials You Will Need
buying face masks online
If you choose not to do it yourself or make your own face masks you can find other facial mask protection options here.
Stay safe, protect yourself and those around you.
face Mask washing & care instructions
Homemade DIY facial masks should be washed in a warm water cycle with regular fabric detergent and then placed in the dryer. Ensure that your face mask has not shrunk or changed shape or developed holes before your next use.
where to wear your homemade face mask
Homemade facial shields or DIY face masks can be worn to do your grocery shopping, personal errands, banking, to the nail salon or to school. Some stores will require you to wear a personal protective mask while you are in their building.
face masks in schools
Public schools in some areas may require high school or elementary students to wear a face mask in the classroom or high traffic areas.
face mask alternatives
The current alternative to wearing a face mask would be to cover your nose and mouth with a face scarf mask. Or to not wear a face mask and to stay away from public places.
stay home and be safe
You can stay home and be safe. Order your groceries online, home school, work from home and stay occupied.
surgical grade homemade face mask protection
Please note that homemade masks are not sterile or of surgical grade protection.
face masks and microwave
DO NOT place your homemade facial protection in the microwave as it has a metal nose piece and can result in burns and damage to both the microwave and yourself. Placing your mask in the microwave does not sterilize the mask. Simply wash and dry in a regular household laundry machine.
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Updated August 18, 2020