No Sewing Machine Face Mask Tutorial with Free Pattern

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

No Sewing Machine Face Mask Tutorial with Free Pattern

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Welcome back Crafters! I hope everyone is staying safe while we try to flatten the curve of this unfortunate corona virus.  I know some people are still required to go to work and face mask are hard to find, so I would like to share with you how to make a homemade face mask.

If you’re like me and your sewing machine is out of commission or you don’t have a sewing machine at home, don’t worry this tutorial is for you! I’m going to show you how to make this face mask with out a sewing machine.  I also provide my free SVG and printable pattern as a download at the end of this post! However, the pattern can be used with a sewing machine as well.

Supplies you will need:

  • face mask pattern/svg (bottom of post)
  • fabric/terry cloth
  • fabric glue
  • scissors
  • ribbon/elastic 1/4″ wide
  • needle & thread
  • printer
  • paper
  • pen

(At this point you can be creative and find material inside your home: old shirts, towels, tea towels, scarfs etc.)

First you will need to print out my PDF pattern and cut it out with your scissors.

face mask printable pattern

 

Then trace the pattern on the back of your material with a pen.

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

Do the same to your terry cloth or the material you chose for your back piece of your face mask.

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

Next, overlay both your materials with the outer fabric facing inward. (See image below for reference).

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

The image below shows you where we are going to apply the fabric glue first. Along the top and bottom of the face mask.

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

Apply a line of glue fairly close to the edge. Then press them firmly together.  Let this dry for at least 2 hours.

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

Next, let’s cut the elastic or ribbon for your ear loops. You may use a ruler and cut it at 5.5 inches for an adult mask or you can use the pattern length that came with the PDF.  (You may change this length to fit your needs).

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

After glue has dried, turn your mask right side out.

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

See image on how to fold in side flaps so trimmed edges do not show. Also to see where to apply the glue.

 

While you apply the glue, add in the edges of the elastic. Do this to both sides.

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

Next, press the edges down firmly. Use a pin to hold the elastic in place. Let dry for another 2 hours.

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

Once dried, remove pins and use a needle and thread to secure elastic in place. (see image below).

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

 

Now you have your finished face mask made with out a sewing machine!

no sewing machine face mask tutorial and free pattern

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, grab the pattern below!  Stay safe out there and God bless!

Note: Wait 48 hours before you wash and use your mask.  Choose a Fabric glue that is permanent, washable and non-toxic. 

Disclosure: Homemade face mask made from fabric is not intended for medical use. Please refer to your countries health regulations for qualifying standards.

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What’s inside download: SVG, PNG, DXF & EPS files in a Zipped Folder.

To access files: Look for the PINK DOWNLOAD BUTTON located at the bottom of post. Unzip folder, extract all files and save to device or new folder.

Upload SVG file type for layers. Upload PNG file type for print & cut.

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9 Responses to “No Sewing Machine Face Mask Tutorial with Free Pattern

  • Thanks so much Gina, I’m in Florida with stay at home orders and I don’t sew! This looks super easy and something I can handle! I hope you realize how much of a help you’re going to be to so many!!!!

  • thank you for sharing, I don’t sew but am crafty so i am making these for nurses i work at the hospital..you really have given me something to feel useful besides just sitting around waiting for the bad to happen
    xox
    Michigan loves you

  • Kimberly Cox
    5 months ago

    Thank you, this one is the easiest that I’ve seen.

  • Fernanda Kormis
    5 months ago

    Really like this pattern! Thanks so much I will do lots of mask to donate

  • Lorraine ONeal
    5 months ago

    What is the size for an adult large face mask pattern. Thank you for sharing. Lorraine

    • Hello, the Adult size is 9×6.23 inches. The pdf and SVG are pre sized and ready to make. Thanks for visiting.

  • I been trying to download it and it won’t let me

  • Judith A Matney
    5 months ago

    Thank you for making this easy. I could not find a pattern for a no sew mask and you provided…will be checking back with your site…thank you

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