Sailrite has expanded their usual sewing resources to include video and blog content addressing the current pandemic and the need for DIY personal protective equipment. The Sailrite face mask pattern comes in three standard face sizes — small, medium and large — and the company also developed a Face Mask Calculator which takes face measurements and creates a mask template that will fit perfectly. To read the step-by-step face mask tutorial and watch the detailed how-to video, click here.
Sailrite offers all the materials needed to sew face masks, disposable face shields and more. The Melt Blown Face Mask Filter Material is a type of HEPA filter that blocks 95% of airborne particles with an average particle size range of 3.0 ± 0.3 microns. This filter material has passed the BFE (Bacterial Filtration Efficiency) Test and is rated at ASTM Level 1. To read our blog on our entire selection of materials needed for DIY PPE, click here.