Easy DIY Face Mask Sewing Pattern and Video (No Sewing Machine Required)

Here’s an easy to sew face mask that’s easy enough for anyone to make at home. It comes complete with a filter pocket, and adjustable wire for easy sizing. All that it takes to make this attractive mask is a sewing machine or a needle & thread, some fabric, wire, and the pattern provided here. With this simple sewing tutorial, you’ll have a mouth and nose mask in no time.

Go for the highest quality cotton cloth that you can get hold of. Normal surgical masks filter out around 65% of all particles, while the coronavirus combatting N95 masks filter out 95% High-quality woven cloth fabric with a thread count of at least 180 or tighter makes the best protection according to NBC News, filtering out a maximum of 79% of all particles.

Making a DIY face mask couldn’t be simpler than this straightforward pattern. A sewing machine sure makes things easier, but it is entirely optional. The pattern is easy enough to sew by hand with minimal effort, and in just a few minutes. Find the right fabric, and get ready for a practical pandemic-fighting craft.