No Fog Facemask
Whether by hand or machine, learn how to sew a breathable facemask that doesn’t fog up your glasses. This facemask DIY is quick and easy and can be made from fabric you already have at home.
Tools and materials:
- Sewing machine
Draft the pattern
To make the pattern for this breathable facemask, I folded a piece of paper in half. I then marked 3.2 inches from the bottom of the paper.
Then I drew a 5.2-inch horizontal line from that marking.
Next, I drew a line down to the bottom of the folded paper and then marked a point 1.2 inches from the bottom of that line. I also marked 1.4 inches from the bottom on the other side of the small rectangle.
Next, I marked 1.2 inches on the top line of the rectangle from the edge.
I made sure to write the measurements on my pattern.
I then drew a diagonal line to connect the two points on each side of the corner of the rectangle.
I then drew a second diagonal line connecting the top marking to the marking on the other side of the rectangle. Once I had drawn the line, I drew a curve under it connecting the two points.
I picked up a pair of scissors and cut out the pattern.
Cut the fabric
In the next step, I folded my piece of fabric over twice to make a smaller square. I placed the pattern on the fabric and cut it out so that I was left with two layers of fabric for the facemask.
Sew the fabric
I then folded the fabric so that it was right sides together and sewed the short, diagonal lines next to the curve.
Add the ear loops
Next, I added the elastic ear loops to the facemask. I placed the two fabric layers, right sides together, and then put the elastic in between the layers with the loop facing inward.
I stitched around the edges of the mask, sewing the elastic pieces in place as I stitched. I made sure to leave a small gap in between the elastic ends on one short side so that I could turn the mask.
Turn and sew
I turned the mask and neatly sewed closed the small gap. While I was at it, I decided to topstitch around the whole mask.
This easy to make, the breathable facemask is just what I needed! What did you think about this no fog facemask DIY? Share your thoughts in the comments!
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What size paper did you use for the pattern. The measurments aren't adding up with a 8 1/2 x 11 piece. It would help if you used inches on the paper pattern picture. Very confusing.
love the fabric design & the curve shape is more flattering on your face. 💜☮️🙏🏻😷💚