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hide your kawaii face to the world...
perfect for decora and cult party kei, these are best made in light fabrics so you can breathe.

easily made with scraps, you can make this as simple or extravagant as you fancy!

note: this is based on a tutorial that seems to no longer exist, I have tried to make something similar as it was a great tutorial. however this is defiantly my own version.

Posted by Only Frills and Horses from Nottingham, England, United Kingdom • Published See Only Frills and Horses's 52 projects »
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  • How to make a surgical mask. Medical Mask Mayhem - Step 1
    Step 1

    cut a piece of fabric 20 by 18 cm.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Medical Mask Mayhem - Step 2
    Step 2

    add any flat embellishments first. here, I've free stitch machine embroidered a simple bow pattern. other fun ideas for decoration is appliqué, lace, ribbons, or iron on patches.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Medical Mask Mayhem - Step 3
    Step 3

    pleat the edges with one box and two knife pleats, to bring it down to around 9cm.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Medical Mask Mayhem - Step 4
    Step 4

    encase the edges with folded over ribbon or bias binding.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Medical Mask Mayhem - Step 5
    Step 5

    sew the ends of 60cm of elastic together to make a circle.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Medical Mask Mayhem - Step 6
    Step 6

    hem the elastic into the long edges of the mask, leaving two loops at the sides.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Medical Mask Mayhem - Step 7
    Step 7

    add any additional embellishments. I like to put a little bow on the side.

  • How to make a surgical mask. Medical Mask Mayhem - Step 8
    Step 8

    alternatively, you can encase the long edges with more ribbon or bias binding, still leaving the loops at the side but stitching the edges closed. this is less flexible with sizing so make sure its the right size beforehand.

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DarkAshHurts
DarkAshHurts · 119 projects
Pretty, love them & pictures! Happy
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