I MAKE MASKS BECAUSE YOUR LIFE IS WORTH MY TIME!
Modified on: April 25, 2020
- Purpose: Masks help control the spread of the coronavirus. The masks protect others from the droplets coming out of our respiratory tracts, and may offer us some protection as well. They help slow the spread of the virus when we must make an essential trip away from home.
- Materials: Wake Forest just conducted a study on best fabric and design. Double layer cotton works best: https://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/2020/04/06/best-materials-methods-to-make-your-own-mask-wake.html Blue car wash towels, coffee filters, or a double layer of fleece work well as filters. Fabric lining doubled within the masks helps too. Shoe laces and ribbon can also be used to secure the masks.
- How Do I Make A Mask? Here are some patterns that work well:
- IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION: The recipient of a mask must boil it for 5 minutes, then dry it, before putting it against their face. Masks should be washed after each use. Take care in removing the mask after using it, being sure to wash hands carefully after removing the mask and putting it in the wash.
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