Make Reusable Medical style Mask - No Elastic Needed!
Posted by Cutting Sewing Room Equipment Staff on 3/25/2020 to News
Due to overwhelming conditions, medical masks are in high demand and our first responders are running out. If you'd like to help, here is a simple, pattern and instructional video to help you get to work. Of course, this is not as effective as the N-95 certified mask. However, it's better than nothing according to the CDC, and Reuters did a fact check. This triple-thick style is more effective than just any design. For added performance, carefully consider your materials. Supposedly a vacuum cleaner bag is close to the N-95 material, however, it is noted that it may be too difficult to breathe through. We have been instructed that PRESHRUNK 100% tightly woven cotton, able to endure HOT wash, is best. Next in line for effectiveness is descending order: