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3 Easy DIY Scrub Cap Patterns

Along with face masks, scrub caps (aka surgical caps) are another item that healthcare workers are requesting to keep themselves as safe as possible, so here are three DIY scrub cap patterns to consider. Since most of us don’t regularly sew items for healthcare professionals, a good scrub cap pattern will become a fast friend. …

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How Long Should Ties Be On A Fabric Face Mask?

One of the most common questions these days for people making medical fabric masks is: How long should the ties be on a fabric face mask? The second question is: “What material should I use for fabric ties?” And strangely, the answer is, “It depends.” So I have provided some answers to both questions to …

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Sew For A Cause: 4 Popular Face Mask Patterns

I decided to share four of the most popular face mask patterns in one place, because I know I’m not the only one suffering from information overload. It’s amazing to see how many people have come together worldwide to support medical personnel, patients, and at-risk communities. The difficult part is to know who needs what …

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URGENT NEED: How To Make A Face Shield

If you are able to make a basic face shield, there is also an urgent need for these in healthcare environments in addition to face masks. I have already mentioned the Open Source COVID19 Medical Supplies group on Facebook because they are a great group of people communicating, sharing, creating, and then improving a variety …

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Craft For A Cause: Where Can I Donate Face Masks?

The question, “Where can I donate face masks to protect people from COVID-19?” is top of mind for so many people right now. It’s on the minds of home sewers as well as local factories. It’s also on the minds of the 3D printing community across the globe. So this post is intended to point …

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How To Sew A Face Mask With Filter Pocket

Each time I sew another face mask, I try to add a feature that provides additional options to healthcare providers, so let’s tackle sewing a face mask with a filter pocket. I already talked about how to sew a basic face mask with elastic, as well as making a face mask with ties. This face …

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Handmade Cards for Charity: 4 Designs For Basketball Fans

It is always a good time to make some handmade cards for charity. Any season, any time of day. Why? Because making a handful of cards requires very little supplies and can be done easily and quickly. The difference these cards make to the recipient, however, is huge. Organizations like Cardz For Kidz! and Send …

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