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Make Your Own Mask

Instructions on how to make your own cloth face mask without sewing

Wearing a face mask can limit the spread of certain respiratory viral diseases, including COVID-19. To make one all you need are a t-shirt and scissors.

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1. Cut the fabric. Cut out the bottom part of the t-shirt, it should be 18-20 centimeters high. Don’t cut the sides.

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2. Create the mask. Lay that fabric flat (it has 2 layers: the front and the back of the t-shirt) and cut out a rectangle that is 15-18 centimeters wide. Leave about 1 centimeter at the top and the bottom (these will become the strings).

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3. Create the strings. Cut the two thin strips of fabric to create the strings.

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4. Wear your mask. Put the mask over your face and tie the strings around your neck and over the top of your head.

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