March 25, 2020

DIY Surgical Masks - Printable templates, and how to video...

By Luciano De Ipola

Okay Maker Folks! Here's your time to jump in and help. If you have a sewing machine and you're not afraid of learning a new pattern, you local hospital is in need of your help. "With overrun hospitals facing an acute shortage of masks, people are pulling out their sewing machines to fill the void." According to the New York Times, they can use all the help they can get. So, below we have a few resources to get your started. 

1. Here is an example what can be made:

 Surgical mask

2. There is a full how-to video on the Joanne's Website under projects:

3. Pattern: You'll notice there are a few different styles... some cover the nose a bit better, and some make use of pleats. To access the patterns, click here.

4. You need to buy supplies, call GRANT HOUSE SEWING