How to Make an Easy and Inexpensive Cloth Face Covering

June 18, 2020 by
Jeff Thies

There are many easy and inexpensive ways to make an appropriate cloth face-covering using any cotton fabric from things like socks, t-shirts, bandannas, or towels.  

Do It Yourself – How to Make a Cloth Face Covering at Home (Sew and No Sew Tutorials) 

  • CDC Recommended DIY Face Masks: DIY Cloth Face Covering Instructions

  • Make a Cloth Mask from a Bandanna, Towel, or any Cotton Fabric Tutorial: DIY Cloth Face Covering Tutorial Video

  • Make a Cloth Mask from a Thick Sock: DIY No-Sew Sock Mask Tutorial**

  • **Note: Please place another piece of fabric between your face and the mask to add an additional layer of protection

    Per CDC guidance, cloth face coverings must: 

    Fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face

  • Be secured with ties or ear loops

  • Include multiple layers of fabric

  • Allow for breathing without restriction

  • Be able to be laundered and machine dried without damage or change to the shape

Jeff Thies June 18, 2020
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