So many of us want to help protect our neighbors by wearing face mask*, but we don’t want to prevent health care workers from having the supplies they need. So let’s do it ourselves. Learn to sew a simple face mask for your personal use with Lauren from the Leonard Library. View the broadcast on the Leonard Library Facebook Page at 12:00 pm.
We will be using this pattern - https://en.freesewing.org/blog/facemask-frenzy
- Medium scraps of cotton fabric
- 12 inch piece of ¼ inch elastic
- Pipe cleaner
- Pins, scissors, iron, sewing needles and thread
- Optional: sewing machine
Alternate pattern and instructions - https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cloth-Face-Mask/
*Fabric masks are not a subsitute for N95 masks for medical professionals.