Date published: 9 Feb 2020
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This is a pattern for a Pleated Face Mask (with optional filter insert from the sides). You could also use this design as a mask cover (just omit the elastics) to prolong the usage of your surgical masks.
What's the difference between this and your FREE Pleated Mask Pattern?
|Paid Pleated Mask Pattern||FREE Pleated Mask Pattern|
|top-stitching on each pleat (helps retains shape better)||no top-stitching on each pleat|
|filter slots are from either side of mask||filter slots are from the bottom of mask|
|elastics are inserted via a channel
(easier to change out)
|elastics are sewn in|
|easily converts to a mask cover for standard surgical masks (by omitting the elastics)||harder to slot in standard surgical mask properly|
|tighter seal at sides of cheeks
||may have more gap at sides of cheeks|
|11 sizes digitally drafted with pleating guidelines||no pattern given, just dimensions|
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Pleated style mask with side-loading option for filters.
Elastic channels for easy elastic change and removal.
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This pattern was created in late February 2020 as an option (besides a physical workshop) for my followers in Singapore before COVID became a pandemic.
Estimated Finished Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
Materials and Supplies
- 1 fat quarter quilting cotton for exterior/lining each
- Recommended elastic length is 26 - 30cm each