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Tools for Fabric Mask Makers
User:M.Kreiger created this page to create a "repository" of sorts for seamstresses to gather information on tools that can help them make masks faster. Like most of my work, this page is a work in progress.
These masks are not approved for COVID-19 prevention. These masks are NOT N95. [More information]
St Charles Healthcare Mask (SCH)
How to make SCH mask
Videos on how to make this mask & how to make the Jig for pleating this mask:
Videos by YouTube user: bendphoto ; Assembled jig diagram: Beth H.Image
|How to make SCH mask|
Printable Pleating Jig Pattern
A full printable pattern file was not able to be located, so User:M.Kreiger used the open-source information from the videos above & the diagram to create a printable jig pattern and to share here for widespread use.
Printable jig pattern located here File:Fabric 9x8 Mask StCH JigTemplate.pdf
Printable 1/2" Bias Tape Jig Pattern
A paper alternative to the 3D printed bias tape maker.
Printable pattern for half inch bias tape jig File:Paper Bias Tape Maker Pattern - Half Inch.pdf
1-APR-2020: Other Printable Jig Patterns are in progress.