Make A Face Mask With No Pleats
Cut front and back fabric pieces sized 7.5” x 10”. Download & cut out face mask pattern.
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Use pattern to cut top curve of two mask pieces for front & back. Do not trim the bottom edge.
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Using 1/4” seam allowance sew down center of both fabric pieces.
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Cut open the fabric to open the seam allowance for both pieces.
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This is what it should look like once cut.
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Finger press open the seam. This helps it lay flatter on the face.
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Place fabrics right sides together and pin or clip.
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Sew around the whole mask using 1/4” seam allowance. Leave 2” hole for turning right side out.
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Turn the mask right sides out. Now you see the pretty side of the fabric!
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Top stitch the whole mask.
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Mark 3/4” from top left & right corners then fold nose bridge toward inside.
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Clip/pin 1.5” on either side of center seam. Total of 3” should not be seen down.
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Sew toward center using 1/4” seam & stop at each of clip. This is nose bridge view once sewn.
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Fold over each side edge 3/4” toward inside & clip.
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Thread each side of mask with continuous tie or elastic then reposition clips.
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Zigzag or straight stitch the edge with 1/4” seam of channel down to main part of the mask.
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View of the back side of the mask with the nose bridge fold it down.
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View of the back side of the mask with the nose bridge pulled out.
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A finished mask! Once cinched (like above) it will form nicely to the chin and jaw.
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Questions? Even more details are available on the blog. Leave a comment & let’s discuss!
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