Thursday, April 30, 2020

Projects and Free Sewing Pattern Ideas for Face Masks

Projects and Free Sewing Pattern Ideas for Face Masks

 Easy to Make Face Masks

Face Mask Ideas and Patterns

Over the past few weeks I have discovered several free and paid patterns and shared them with my readers here on my blog. I learned about sewing masks with elastic and with ties. Finding the best patterns and ideas for everyone!
Check out the list below for all of the patterns, supplies, and ideas for making your own face mask to donate or sell online or locally.

Supplies for Making Face Masks

When making a mask be sure to shop for the right materials to make your mask comfortable and machine washable.
 We like to make masks using a quality cotton breathable fabric like this one
We recommend using
Braided elastic 144 yards of 1/4"  which works best when making a quality face mask.


If you are looking for a quality inexpensive sewing machine for a beginner I would suggest checking out the Brother XM2701 Lightweight, Full-Featured Sewing Machine - you can also  Another sewing machine we like the Singer 4423 Heavy Duty Machine .

If you prefer to crochet or knit a mask view the deals for buying yarn online.

Here's some of our favorite blog posts where you can find Face Mask Patterns. Click on the link to check out the patterns available.

Face Mask Patterns



 How to Make a Face Mask

Get the FREE Face Mask Tutorial for Cricut or Download the Sewing Pattern Here


AccuQuilt GO! Face Mask Pattern



GO! Face Mask with Fabric Strip Ties Pattern Download the Free pattern



Easy Sew, No Elastic Face Mask


Face Mask, Sewing and No-Sew Face Mask, Vinyl Face Shield Pattern and More!

Octagonal Face Mask



Buy Craft Elastic Cord Online



Sew Fabric Face Masks
 Free face mask sewing pattern

Breathe Easy DIY 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects



Breathe Easy - 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects - eBook


There are several free and paid patterns available for face mask projects. Some with tie strings and some with elastic. Choose what works best for your situation and make them easy to care for. There are lots of projects that make great donations for family and friends!



Teach Your Kids About Gardening with these Weatherproof Plant Markers!

Teach Your Kids About Gardening with these Weatherproof Plant Markers!

 Plant Garden Markers


Here's a helpful tool to teach the kids about plants and gardening this spring and summer. These fun waterproof plant markers are the perfect tool for any garden!

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Includes 15 wooden sticks and pre-printed labels.

Get your kids involved in Gardening!

The illustrated labels peel and stick onto the included wooden markers so you can easily identify your planted veggies and keep your garden organized. The durable and waterproof labels are guaranteed to stay on through rain or shine, and the sweet illustrations mean they’re appropriate for kids of any age, including pre-readers. When you’re done with them, simply store them away to use again next year!

METAL VEGETABLE MARKERS : vintage victorian inspired cast iron veg markers /labels
Garden Tower Project

Monday, April 27, 2020

Free Sewing Pattern New Face Masks for Adults and Children

Free Sewing Pattern New Face Masks for Adults and Children

Free face mask sewing pattern


Sew Fabric Face Masks
The CDC recommends that simple cloth face coverings be worn to help slow the spread the virus. Fabric face masks are suggested so that critical supplies of surgical and N-95 masks are reserved for medical and essential personnel. 

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The free mask sewing pattern provides measurements for adults and children. Face Masks should note be placed on children under the age of 2 years of age.

The Free Pattern is Called

Fabrics suggested that are best for mask is COTTON Fabric. (Batiks are recommended because of they have a higher thread count). It's suggested that you use two different prints on each side so that you don't mistakenly put it on inside out after possible contamination. 


Additional Materials

Non-Woven lining (light-weight interfacing: fusible or non-fusible) Wire (plastic coated twist ties, pipe cleaners, garden ties, 20 gauge floral wire, jewelry wire) Elastic (1/8” or 1/4” sewing elastic, rope elastic for making bracelets).
The pattern has been given to include a wire to shape the bridge of a nose more closely.
A pictorial set of diagrams have been given in the free pattern to help you complete your mask.

Wash mask before using them and after each use.
Do Not share masks and do not microwave a mask.





 
Free Sewing Pattern New Face Masks for Adults and Children

The Best Monthly Subscription Boxes for Women

The Best Monthly Subscription Boxes for Women



Subscription Boxes for Women | Monthly Gift Boxes

From beauty to self-care, crafts and more you can easily find a monthly gift box to give to her and remind her how special she is all year long!
Here are some of the best monthly gift boxes available...

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Monthly Gift Boxes





TheraBox - Self Care Subscription Box



The ultimate self care subscription box!
Each box includes 1 research inspired therapeutic activity to wire your brain for more joy plus 6 to 8 self-care wellness goodies to reduce stress & enhance your life! We aim to inspire more love & happiness in every box through mindfully curated products to feed your mind, body & soul. 




Monthly Encouragement Box for Women with a Faith-Based Theme Filled with Soul + Self-Care Products

UPBOX® is Encouragement in a Box™ Our passion is providing products with purpose to inspire your spiritual and self-care journey! We curate lifestyle boxes with a captivating Scriptural theme, filled with treasures that we love + use, too! We include an assortment of goodies like cards, bath+body, beauty, yummy treats, home goods, + accessories!



MindWander Carefully curated self-care items and therapy inspired workbooks to decrease stress and anxiety.

Curated by a Ph.D. therapist, Mindwander is the premier box for women’s mental health. Our Cognitive Behavioral Therapy workbooks are filled with exercises for decreasing anxiety and stress while increasing positivity. Our self-care products remind you to slow down and use your skills.

HopeBox - Care for Your Body, Heart, & Soul

The Adults & Crafts Crate


Adults & Crafts is a thoughtfully curated craft subscription box for adults & teens to create fun and trendy projects! Every month is a different craft to allow you to learn a new craft technique like wood burning and engraving. Create beautiful products like wine carriers, epoxy resin coasters, & more! Perfect for a friend hangout or date night!



Succulents Box - Monthly Subscription Box

Succulents Box is the perfect product for succulents lovers to indulge their love monthly! Add greenery to your home and improve its air quality with our variety of succulents. All succulents are 2'' in size with 4 different varieties sent each month. We also offer an air plant subscription box with a different air plant each month.


Friday, April 24, 2020

Loving Puppy Eyes Patiently Waiting Counted Cross Stitch Kit

Loving Puppy Eyes Patiently Waiting Counted Cross Stitch Kit

 Puppy Eyes Counted Cross Stitch Kit



An adorable puppy just waiting for your cross stitch skills to create this beautiful scene. The Patiently Waiting Counted Cross Stitch Kit is perfect for dog and animal lovers!

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Puppy dogs are perfect for counted cross stitch and with this kit you will find the following:
LOVING PUPPY EYES only for you. Counted cross stitch kit includes 14-count navy Aida cloth, DMC cotton floss, needle, chart and directions.  11 1/2" x 11 1/2" without frame.

Once you complete the project you can easily frame it and hang it in your favorite room!




More Counted Cross Stitch Kits




 Still Life with Blueberries Counted Cross Stitch Kit


 Fluffy White Cat Counted  Cross Stitch Kit
 Color Collectors Tin

DMC 35 Colors Collectors Tin
Expand your Floss Stash



Labrador Retrievers Cross Stitch ePattern
Loving Puppy Eyes Patiently Waiting Counted Cross Stitch Kit

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Breathe Easy DIY 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects

Breathe Easy DIY 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects



Breathe Easy - 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects - eBook


Face masks have been recommended in addition to social distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. These quick and easy fun projects will help you keep people around you safer while spreading some joy!

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There are some steps to take in order to make sure that your face mask fits properly. 
According to the CDC, masks should

  • 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 shape
The designs in Breathe Easy have been working on easy-to-make patterns for masks that fit these recommendations.

These masks are intended for personal use.
In addition to masks there are a few surgical caps that you can sew also. 


Breathe Easy - 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects - eBook

This pattern is also in Breathe Easy - 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects - eBook, available to download for $5.99. This book includes eight mask and cap designs, with embellishments, special features and extra tips. Cute cat, dog, emoji masks are quick and easy. We threw in some surgical caps as well to inspire some fun options for our healthcare folks.
There is also a FREE tie-on Pleated Mask Pattern to help you you started.


Free Face Mask Pattern



Tie-On Pleated Mask - FREE ePattern



Breathe Easy - 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects - eBook
Breathe Easy - 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects - eBook
Breathe Easy - 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects - eBook

AccuQuilt GO! DIY Face Mask Pattern

Fabric face mask; Sports team face masks; Yankees; Raiders; Cowboys; Dodgers; Eagles; 49ers; Seahawks; adult face mask; child face mask
Breathe Easy DIY 8 Simple Sew and Appliqué Particle Mask and Cap Projects

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