We are asking volunteers to create two specific types of masks based on the patterns below that are designed to provide enhanced protection to high-risk populations:
COVID Ranger Mask
Their N95 mask is in order to extend the life of the medical-grade mask. Over their N95 mask in order to extend the life of the medical-grade mask.
Sewing machine Pattern: We are using the Covid Rangers - Guides patterns for the creation of the masks, or you can download the document, COVID Ranger Mask Cover Instructions (PDF) with step-by-step directions.
COVID Safety Mask
Designed for general use by nursing home residents and other at-risk groups provide enhanced safety as people go about their day, while still observing social distancing
Sewing Machine Pattern: You can download the PDF document, COVID Safety Mask Sewing Instructions (PDF) with step-by-step directions.
Embroiderers: We are using the Applique Alley patterns for the creation of the masks. Please note: to use the design from Applique Alley, you need to create an account and add the patterns to your "shopping cart", but these are free-of-charge patterns, and you are not charged at "checkout". You can easily download the patterns to your embroidering machine. There is also a How-To video for pleating.