Video: Learn how to make a face mask at home with School of Fashion professor Danielle Martin
Want to learn how to make a protective face mask at home using simple household material?
Now’s your chance with professor Danielle Martin from Ryerson University's School of Fashion.
What you'll need:
- 1 tea towel
- Thinner fabric (such as a bed sheet or similar material)
- Sewing machine
- Printer to print the pattern
For detailed instructions on how to make a face mask, please visit professor Martin’s website, daniellemartin.com/, external link.
Get started by watching the video above.
This mask is suitable for essential tasks, such as going to the grocery store. It is not COVID-19 proof, nor is it a medical mask.
Research shows that a mask made using two layers of a 100 per cent cotton tea towel is the most effective textile fabric to protect while completing essential tasks.