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Even super heroes need their beauty sleep.
I recommend using a silky fabric, this makes the mask nice and comfy. Don't stuff the mask too full and it will feel a lot more comfortable.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 1
    Step 1

    Before you can start making your mask, you need to design it. Make a paper template of your mask on paper.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 2
    Step 2

    Draw around the template and on to the fabric. Draw two masks, remembering to flip the template, one with eyes and one without.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut the two mask sides out, leaving a small margin around the outline.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut slits through the eyes.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 5
    Step 5

    Stitch the excess fabric back around the eyes.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut out two squares of fabric in an alternate colour. These will go behind the eye slits so make sure to cut squares big enough.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 7
    Step 7

    Stitch the fabric squares in to the eye slits on the wrong side of the mask. Pin the top of the two mask sides together, wrong sides facing out. Cut a length of elastic, large enough to fit around your head.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 8
    Step 8

    Place the elastic on the inside of the two masks and pin in to place. Pin around the mask leaving one edge unpinned.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew around the pinned outline with a sewing machine, don't sew the unpinned side.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold inside out and stuff. Tuck the other end of the elastic inside the open edge and pin shut, folding the edges of the fabric under.

  • How to make a sleeping mask. Super Hero Sleep Mask - Step 11
    Step 11

    Sew the edge shut and you're all done. Time to shoot some bad guys.

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Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy · 6 projects
i am a total comic nerd! as u can see from my profile pic. the is awesome, thanx cat!
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Skylar
Skylar · Tucson, Arizona, US · 4 projects
lolz if i made these with actual holes my dad could sell them in his comic shop and people would go insane over them!! >w< u rule, cat!
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Skylar
Skylar · Tucson, Arizona, US · 4 projects
lolz if i made these with actual holes my dad could sell them in his comic shop and people would go insane over them!! >w< u rule, cat!
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Jennifer K.
Jennifer K.
looks like an awesome halloween costume mask!
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LaKore
LaKore · Vinton, Virginia, US · 1 project
Manm this is just great I love this I have to make me one because I have to have a light on if not I'll fall over something lol
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Mandi

This is an awesome idea. My sister is going to love this, she uses them all the time and she's a major comic book nerd. Thanks for the great idea. Happy
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Lindsey

I so have to make one of these for my bf. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing.
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