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« on: October 23, 2006 09:32:51 PM »

I'm not sure if this is in the right section.. oh well, hopefully a mod will move it to its proper place  Huh

Anywho, here's a tutorial I whipped up ((I'll replace it with awesome photos later)) on how to make a face mask. You don't want to be breathing licoric all over your patients now do you?

((picture from the art of trevor Brown at Babyaty.com .. be careful, the content may offend some viewers. Not me tho!  Tongue))
You'll Need::

A scrappy piece of fabric
bias binding ((you could use ribbon, but I love bias binding))
needle and thread ((or a sewing machine))


Measure across your face the width you want the mask. And measure from just over your nose to about ur chin.


Cut a rectangle of fabric the size needed. Also, measure aorund your head from where the top of the mask will sit. Don't forget to add some for ties. Measure also where the bottom of your mask will sit ((Somewhere under your chin)) and around the back too.

Cut one length of bias binding for eachmeasurement. Cut two lengths of bias binding about 2/3ds the of your measurement b


make little pleats/pinches/gathers down the side of your mask and stitch them in place. This way, you mask has a little shaping to it.


If you're going to put something on the front of the mask, do it now. Or later. it doesn't really matter. I just used my sewing machine to make a ragged x.


Add the binding. Stitch the shorter lengths on first, and then the longer ones. The longest length should be at the top, the other one at the bottom.


Heres a pic of me, my boyfriend and my litle sister wearing our facemasks ((and lab coats and tutu)) to a doctors and nurses party earlier this year::

« Last Edit: October 27, 2006 06:25:41 AM by SinDoll » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2006 11:48:24 PM »

Ohh so cool..
I'm going to make one hahaha!!!

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« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2006 03:41:19 AM »

i love the little girl with the doll lol
that's a good idea for halloween ! mdrrrr !

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« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2006 05:29:27 AM »

Awesome sindoll! TY Cheesy Great job!

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« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2006 10:12:59 AM »

Wow! thank you so much  !!!!for posting this . I was planning on sending you a pm to find out how. my bf really wants me to make a red one to go with my "hot nurse"dress. Also you and your friends all look totally cute ! in your hospital /patient out fits! I cant wait to get a chance to wear mine out someplaces !

« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2006 10:26:42 AM »

 I saw the pattern for a knit one as well, and now I feel a need to have a face mask.
 Great job on the tutorial! It looks super cool Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2006 03:09:27 PM »

Sheesh!! Do you ever stop? This is pretty amazing, as if I had any place to wear one.
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« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2006 04:55:48 PM »

Whaa! Thaaank youuu!~
Awesome awesome awesome!
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« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2006 06:31:38 PM »

I love this t is great thats for the tute

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« Reply #9 on: October 24, 2006 06:51:49 PM »

thats an awesome tute!...maybe i'll get around to making one..i usually get some from my mom because she works in a hospital..but how cool would a starry surgical mask be!? haha
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