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Sewing Warriors and “Maskforces” Worldwide – Sewing Enthusiasts Help to Fight Covi

We want to share some positive news articles and videos that showcase some of the many efforts that the sewing communities all over the world have made to fight the Corona virus at home. Donating to hospitals charities and nursing homes will assist those who have a higher risk of contracting and spreading this highly contagious virus. Dr. Oz also has some very practical thoughts and advice about wearing face masks to stop the spread. Worth watching!

If you are looking for free tutorials for sewing face masks please check out our updated post full of free tutorials and patterns for sewing protective face masks for all ages. Click here for free face mask tutorials and patterns

  1. Using blue shop towels in homemade face masks can filter particles 2x to 3x better than cotton, 3 clothing designers discover after testing dozens of fabrics – Business Insider

  2. If you can sew, you can help those on the front lines of the COVID-19 fightBy Anna Mindess of Berkeleyside


 


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4 done. I used a pattern that has a dart at the top and bottom so it’s more fitted. She wanted the pleated style with elastic. 2 layers of cotton and 1 layer of fusible pellon is supposed to filter 88%. 100% custom for my one and only one-of-a-kind kid. ❤️?‍♀️ #maskmaking #covidmasksewing

A post shared by Karrol Baker (@dashboarddolls) on Apr 4, 2020 at 7:36pm PDT

 

  1. Prairie Quilt Guild sews masks for those on front-lines of COVID-19 – WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH)

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  1. Calgary volunteers sew masks for medical community amid COVID-19 pandemicBY DEMI KNIGHT

  2. COVID-19: Fraser Valley crafters are busy sewing cotton masks for health-care workers and others – by JENNA HAUCK

 

 


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#Soldiers of the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade working hard to protect the force, one mask at a time! . . #KillTheVirus #COVID19 #ArmyCOVID19Fight #Coronavirus; #HomelandDefense #WeHaveTheWatch . . ?: Courtesy 262nd Quartermaster Battalion

A post shared by United States Army (@usarmy) on Apr 12, 2020 at 9:07am PDT

 

  1. Toronto clothing designers are sewing face masks to help fight the Covid 19 pandemic

  2. Sewing to Stop the COVID-19: Casperites Make Face Masks – by Tom Morton

  3. People all over Toronto are now creating face masks for Michael Garron Hospital

 

sewing #maskforce #covid_19 #facemasks

 


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They took me all day, they aren’t perfect, but I’m so thankful I had enough tools and resources at home to make them for my family. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ If we have to leave the house, we will be wearing these. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Praying we are all on the winning side of the COVID19 battle soon. ?? ⁣ ⁣ * * *⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ PATTERN: "How to SEW a Medical FACE MASK // TUTORIAL" from @ericaarndt (found on YouTube) ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ MODS: For my husband and I, I used the suggested 6”x9” fabric pieces but I cut our elastic to 6" instead of 7". For my kids, I cut the fabric to 5”x9” and the elastic to 5" instead of 7". ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ #covidmasksewing #coronavirusmask #diyfacemask #stayhomestaysafe #doingmipart #ericaarndtpattern

A post shared by Jill Zielinski (@knitterella) on Apr 6, 2020 at 11:05am PDT

#health #mask #facemasks #medical #newsarticle #covid19sewing

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