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The MakerMask: Surge Nonwoven Polypropylene Mask

Choose one of the open source mask designs below and follow the link for detailed sewing instructions to make a mask using water resistant spunbond nonwoven polypropylene (NWPP). Check out the research blog if you are interested in the science supporting these materials and designs.

MakerMask: Surge Instructions

Illustration of the MakerMask: Surge
The MakerMask:Surge is pleated mask constructed from 3-layers of NWPP. It is designed as a stand alone mask and is optimized for ease of construction by home sewists.

MakerMask: Cover Instructions

Illustration of the MakerMask: Cover

The MakerMask:Cover is a single layer NWPP cover designed to be worn over an N95 to reduce external contamination and prolong the use of commercially available N95 masks. Click here for more science on the MakerMask: Cover.

MakerMask: Origami Instructions

The MakerMask: Origami (Beta) is designed as a stand-alone fitted mask with a number of features to improve accessibility. This mask is constructed without any seams in the central mask area and creates a 3-D shape around the face that gives extra space around the mouth and nose.

MakerMask: Expression Instructions

Illustration of the MakerMask: Expression Mask with White Background

The MakerMask: Expression (Beta) is designed as a stand-alone fitted mask with a clear “window” to improve accessibility and a no-sew design that uses heat-sealed seams to eliminate needle holes in the central mask area and around the “window”. Click here for more science on “window masks”.

MakerMask:Fit Instructions

Illustration of the MakerMask: Fit
The MakerMask: Fit (Beta) is designed as a multi-layer fitted standalone mask. Optimal layering combinations are still under investigation. Awaiting final testing.

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