Scrub cap pattern

Pros of this pattern: Saves fabric Simple   Cons of this pattern: Sewing a casing for the elastic may be unnecessarily complicated View the pattern here The button above goes to Arcady Genkin’s revised version of the two patterns below. It has French seams...
Connie Tomasetti’s pattern (recommended, easy)

Connie Tomasetti’s pattern (recommended, easy)

Pros of this pattern: Easiest to cut and sew includes a filter pocket and nose support Saves fabric Cons of this pattern: Needs filter insert, otherwise use as a cover only Download the REVISED pattern here Download the original pattern here DISCLAIMER: Your use of...
Olson mask – Top recommended for intermediate skills!

Olson mask – Top recommended for intermediate skills!

Pros of this pattern: Triple layer.  Has filter pocket. Best fit. No elastic or nosepieces needed to sew: Easy for end user to add their own string ties or elastics. End user can also add their own nosepieces if desired.  Can be worn solo, not just as a cover.  Cons...
Tips and Tricks

Tips and Tricks

Buttons on caps or headbands can give ears some relief from the elastics. “SEWING TIPS!” from Lisa Boillot Use cardboard form to pencil your rectangles on the fabric then cut! We now need TWO sizes: 8”x11” and 6″ x 9” (both take 7” elastic)Use 2...
Important information on materials

Important information on materials

Summary of the best materials that you are likely to find: For the mask itself, use tightly woven fabric that will withstand the heat of sterilization, like 100% cotton twill or denim. Canvas or duck fabric may be good too. The rule of thumb is: ““Hold it up to...
Easiest no-sew mask

Easiest no-sew mask

Pros of this pattern: No sewing required Anyone can cut a rectangle easy enough for a grade school kid to make great for walking about in public doing your essential errand follows safety guidelines Cons of this pattern not for critical applications   The...
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