Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention
In settings where facemasks are not available, HCP might use homemade masks (e.g., bandana, scarf) for care of patients with COVID-19 as a last resort. However, homemade masks are not considered PPE, since their capability to protect HCP is unknown. Caution should be exercised when considering this option. Homemade masks should ideally be used in combination with a face shield that covers the entire front (that extends to the chin or below) and sides of the face.
This mask IS NOT meant to be a replacement for N95 Respirators or surgical masks against the COVID-19 Virus, but at this moment the CDC even suggests bandanas. (Please read below)
We favor the form of this particular mask and would like to share this pattern with anyone who is interested in donating these masks for health care professionals who are in dire need, or making them for family & friends.
PLEASE check with local hospitals first. Some require specific materials, patterns, etc..
We also want to emphasize that we do not gain anything from this. We are doing this only to help healthcare workers and anyone else in need. We are not affiliated with Craft Passion, who made this pattern and tutorial, and also provides both for free.
For personal use only!
Many hospitals and clinics are running out of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Health providers are working scared.
Face Mask Sewing Pattern
• Woman & Teenager
• Young Kids (7 – 12 years)
• Small Kids (3 – 6 years)
- PDF with all patterns, incl. seam allowance
- SVGs for all patterns, incl. seam allowance
(For use with Cricut or other cutting machines)
Please share this site with everyone who is able to help sewing face masks in this uncertain times.
healthcare workers are risking everything to save our lives. Let's help them to protect theirs.
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