Face Mask Makers In The 412

Are you looking for a face mask or wondering where to find one? Check out these local businesses and creatives who are making face masks with style.

Are you a good sewer and would like to make some extra income. If so, keep reading!

David Alan Clothing

Get 3-layer 100% cotton face masks that help filter the air and guard against droplets that enter/leave through your mouth and nose, which may reduce the chance of spreading airborne and droplet illnesses. Masks are machine washable up to 100 times.  Also, 10% of your purchase is donated to charity.

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Operation Face Mask

Operation Face Mask is a collective of volunteers, including professional stitches, working to fill Pittsburgh’s need for safe, washable, reusable masks. People can also donate materials, volunteer to help, or learn how to make your own mask.

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Alaje Fashion

Masks are available in both adult and children sizes. Shipping is also available.

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Shawna Mitchell

Masks are and sold individually or by the pack. Two styles are available.

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Sofiya Mozley

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Ujamaa Collective

Do you know any good and efficient sewers who could use some income right now? Are you a business or organization who can help with sponsorship of this initiative and support local Black makers? Please let us know!

Be Well!

How To Make Your Own Coronavirus Face Mask

The COVID-19 DIY Masks initiative is a way for our communities to assist during these unprecedented times. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued guidance approving the use of cloth masks in certain settings.

When it comes to tips for wearing them, the World Health Organization recommends cleaning your hands before putting on a mask and making sure that there are no gaps between your face and the mask. 

We’ve rounded up a variety of mask tutorials, from medical professionals to crafters, from no-sew to advanced, so that you can make your own mask when you absolutely must leave the house.

How to make a pleated mask — no sewing involved

A doctor explains how to make the safest face mask