My Grandma Judy gave me my sewing machine when I was in junior high and I’m still sewing on that Singer today–one of my favorite hobbies. My friend is a nurse in the infectious disease unit at one of our main hospitals here in Arizona and they are asking for cloth mask donations for use throughout the hospital. I made a bunch of face masks and my neighbors all threw in some pizza cash for the hospital personnel. I am so grateful for our community here.
Many hospitals are accepting donations–you can find out what they need by going to their website or calling.
I used a pattern by Jess with OklaRoots for these, which was pretty easy and includes a wire at the top to fit tightly around the nose and filter pockets for added protection. These masks are the 2nd of the 3 versions in her YouTube video (scroll to around the 11:55 mark).
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