Fabric Face Mask Tutorial (with Pattern & Detailed Steps)

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This is a more detailed version of my previous post about making a face mask out of fabric and features pyramid-style pleats instead of knife pleats.

A homemade fabric mask does not replace a commercial mask. It may be better than nothing only when it is treated like a regular surgical mask (wash hands before putting it on, do not touch it while in wear, one-time wear only & wash).

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Making a Fabric Cloth Face Mask

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The supply of face masks was limited at my workplace, plus the one-size-fits-most adult size fits poorly on my smaller face, so I decided to try my hand at patterning and sewing my own fabric masks. The spring/summer conventions I’d planned to attend this year have been canceled, so I had no other looming projects on my plate anyways.

A homemade fabric mask does not replace a commercial mask. It may be better than nothing only when it is treated like a regular surgical mask (wash hands before putting on, no touching while wearing, one-time wear only & wash).

pattern

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Sword Art Online Alicization: War of Underworld 1st Ending Theme – unlasting

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Vocals: LiSA
Lyrics: LiSA
Composition: Kusano Kayoko
Arrangement: Horie Shota

“I’m fine all alone.” That bluff came tumbling out of me
The day when we shined blindingly bright is so sad now

Because I wouldn’t love another person
if I could live on my own

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Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Opening Theme – Ryuusei

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Vocals: Aoi Eir
Lyrics: Eir & Tsunami Kohei
Composition: Tsunami Kohei
Arrangement: Tsunami Kohei

I’ve been comparing myself
against someone all this time, it’s so tough
When I counted the number of things I’m missing
I cried

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Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Ending Theme – To see the future (TV Size Ver.)

To see the future (TV Size Ver.)
Vocals: Kusunoki Tomori as LLENN
Lyrics: Jazzin’ park (Kubota Shingo & Kurihara Satoru)
Composition: Jazzin’ park (Kubota Shingo & Kurihara Satoru)
Arrangement: Jazzin’ park (Kubota Shingo & Kurihara Satoru)

The restrictive reality is suffocating
I can’t get away from it every day
I search for the place where I belong at the intersection
If I can take that step forward…
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Darling in the Franxx Opening Theme – KISS OF DEATH

KISS OF DEATH
Vocals: Nakashima Mika
Lyrics: HYDE
Composition: HYDE
Arrangement: HYDE, Carlos K.

Come to my side, my restraint is falling apart
Don’t be afraid of me

In the sky that the flightless bird dreamed of
A color blends in—it was a different kind of red

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The Ancient Magus’ Bride Opening Theme – Here

Here
Vocals: JUNNA
Lyrics: Iwasato Yuho
Composition: Shirato Yusuke
Arrangement: Shirato Yusuke

The one and only, the one and only
All alone, all alone
I am here

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Fate/Apocrypha Opening Theme – Eiyuu   Unmei no Uta

Hero – Fate’s Song
Vocals: EGOIST
Lyrics: ryo (supercell)
Composition: ryo (supercell)
Arrangement: ryo (supercell)

She had a foolish name
Yet time seeks
for the story
of the indomitable hero

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The Irregular at Magic High School 2nd Opening Theme – grilletto

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Vocals: GARNiDELiA
Lyrics: MARiA & toku
Composition: toku
Arrangement: GARNiDELiA

Reaching out my hand for you
With a true love that nobody else can imitate
Now I’ll shoot through everything

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Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale Insert Song – Break Beat Bark!

Break Beat Bark!
Vocals: Kanda Sayaka as Yuna
Lyrics: hotaru
Composition: eba
Arrangement: eba

The alarm is blaring, I’m surrounded and trapped
On the brink of Checkmate, how I hate that Countdown!
Even if I get trampled by my own selfish desires
By my theory, my answer is “No! Are you kidding me?”

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Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale Insert Song – smile for you

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Vocals: Kanda Sayaka as Yuna
Lyrics: Kajiura Yuki
Composition: Kajiura Yuki
Arrangement: Kajiura Yuki

You gave me words of kindness
You held me when I was lonely

Sad things happened
But together we shared
the joy of early spring

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Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale Insert Song – delete

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Vocals: Kanda Sayaka as Yuna
Lyrics: Kajiura Yuki
Composition: Kajiura Yuki
Arrangement: Kajiura Yuki

I lost your words of kindness
in the darkness
Even your final prayer quietly vanished

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Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale Silica Cosplay

For the 4th year in a row, I’ve made another Silica costume again oh god.







Unlike with my previous costumes, all of the progress photos and notes have been posted on my cosplay Tumblr here.

Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale Insert Song – longing

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Vocals: Kanda Sayaka as Yuna
Lyrics: Kajiura Yuki
Composition: Kajiura Yuki
Arrangement: Kajiura Yuki

I’m sure you’ll find it…

Where can we go?
We still don’t know
If you spread your newborn wings

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Sword Art Online the Movie: Ordinal Scale Insert Song – Ubiquitous dB

Ubiquitous dB
Vocals: Kanda Sayaka as Yuna
Lyrics: hotaru
Composition: Yashikin
Arrangement: Yashikin

A muffled volume isn’t good enough, so increase the dB
The world is transparent, there are no more borders
I’ll straight up convey the vibrations in my emotions, so answer me!
It’s an emotion-graphy in a rainbow of colors

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