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To complete your Halloween costum, or just for dressing up!
So I first whipped a few of these up about 4 years ago when going to a Doctors + Nurses party. I made the tutorial a while ago ((I will replace the awesome MsPaint skills with photos)).

Pretty simple?

Posted by Max California from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia • Published See Max California's 26 projects »
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  • How to make a surgical mask. Doctor/nurse/mad Scientist Face Mask - Step 1
    Step 1

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

  • How to make a surgical mask. Doctor/nurse/mad Scientist Face Mask - Step 2
    Step 2

    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

  • How to make a surgical mask. Doctor/nurse/mad Scientist Face Mask - Step 3
    Step 3

    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.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Doctor/nurse/mad Scientist Face Mask - Step 4
    Step 4

    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.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Doctor/nurse/mad Scientist Face Mask - Step 5
    Step 5

    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.

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Lady Grim
Lady Grim · Whigham, Georgia, US · 5 projects
hey love the mask but I have to ask you where did you get that picture of the little girl holding the skully doll??? I was wondering because Im doing a project and it would be a perfect picture for it...Thanks Happy
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mew
mew · Division No. 18, Unorganized, Saskatchewan, CA · 2 projects
I wish I knew what Bias tape is Tongue
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MIHO
MIHO · 28 projects
DO WANT!!!

Awesome! ThanX mate!
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Lola Noir
Lola Noir · Brisbane, Queensland, AU · 1 project
I'm going to make one of these and wear it just cause.
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Carli
Carli · Wales, Wales, GB · 2 projects
Oooh awesome. I wanna make some for the hell of it Happy (I'm going as the corpse bride this year) .. do you have to use bias tape? Or would not stretch fabric work too?
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Boo_its_Brittany
Boo_its_Brittany · Long Beach, California, US · 182 projects
Yaaaay! Happy
Thanks for the tutorial
these are rad :]
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