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Types of Fabric for Mask Making

Posted by Angela Engel on

New WHO and Health Canada recommendations not recommend a three layer mask with one layer of polypropylene material and two layers of tightly woven material such as cotton.  See the new guidelines here: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/prevention-risks/about-non-medical-masks-face-coverings.html Choices for Tightly Woven Cotton Quilting Cotton This is by far the most popular fabric for mask making. It is readily available, durable, washable, and comes in a huge variety of prints. This is an excellent easy to sew choice.  Poplin Poplin is usually sold for shirts and other apparel.  It is usually slightly higher thread count but made with finer threads making it a bit softer and...

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