Sterilization Wrap Mask
This method gives step-by-step instructions for how to sew a pleated surgical mask. This method uses sterilization warp and provides two methods for 1 ply or 2 ply depending on the thickness of the available material.
Providence 100 Million Mask Challenge
The Providence 100 Million Mask Challenge is an effort to curb the declining masks available to healthcare providers. Their efforts have resulted in many open source DIY PPE options and they have partnered with manufacturers to meet the rising demand.
DIY Fabric Mask with Filter
This simple to make mask can be made by watching this instructional video. This video will walk you through what dimensions to use, how to pleat the fabric, and how to sew on straps.
CDC Sew Free Mask
Watch this video of U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams giving instructions on how to make a masking using fabric and rubber bands. The CDC is now recommending the use of cloth mask by the general population.
Simple Sew Free Mask
This sew free mask design can be made with cloth only and has eight inner layers. The only tools needed are scissors, a ruler, and a marker.
Virginia M. Dato* , David Hostler*, and Michael E. Hahn*
Author affiliations: *University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA