Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial

RBCFMP_02 Christmas Face Mask Fabric Panel available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial

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Sew a Happy Holiday and spread some Christmas Cheer! Make a fun and festive fabric face covering – for everyone in the family. Who on your list will receive the Laughing Santa? The Smiling Snowman? The Red-Nosed Reindeer? The Mighty Nutcracker? Or The Guy with the Green Grin? Continue the festive fun and sew someone a special Peppermint Candy. Or be HOLLY JOLLY and spread some JOY, share a sentiMINT, and then everyone will surely know you’re on the NICE LIST!

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

The Holiday/Christmas Mask Collection by Riley Blake Designs is available at ShopNZP.com and is printed on 100% cotton poplin with a premium 205 thread count. Preprinted fabric panel features winter holiday-themed face mask rectangles to cut and sew. Includes 8 adult size and 8 youth size mask pieces. Adult cut size is 7 1/4″ x 8 1/2″ and finished size is approximately 4″ x 8″. Youth cut sizes is 5 1/2″ x 6 3/4″ and finished size is approximately 3 1/4″ x 6 1/4″. Panel size is 24″ x 43 1/2″.

 

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Pair the Holiday/Christmas Mask Collection with 1/4″ Elastic, 1/2″ Elastic Cord Stops, and Cotton Poplin Fabric by Riley Blake! Cotton Poplin is 100% cotton with a premium 205 thread count. (Standard quilting cottons are around 68 thread count). Cotton Poplin features distinctive fine horizontal threads and close weave – for a soft feel. Cotton Poplin is a thin yet durable fabric that drapes well while retaining sturdiness. Cotton Poplin is an ideal fabric choice for sewing blouses, shirts, quilting, and fabric face coverings.

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Note from Team NZP

 

Making adjustable adult face masks is a cinch – with 1/2″ Elastic Cord Stops! Ideal for use with 1/4″ wide elastics, Cord Stops feature a 3/8” oval opening at one edge, and a narrower 1/8” round opening at opposite edge. The oval opening accommodates insertion of elastic, while the round opening grips the elastic!

Half Inch Elastic Cord Stops available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com1/2 inch Elastic Cord Stops and Fabric Face Mask Supplies available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

The Holiday/Christmas Mask Collection by Riley Blake Designs is available at ShopNZP.com.

Christmas Face Mask Preprinted Fabric Panel for Sewing Masks available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

Fabric Face Covering Sewing Tutorial

This project uses 1/4″ seam allowances. Read all instructions before beginning.

Approximate finished size: 4″ x 8″.

Fabric Face Covering Supplies Listing

 

We’re featuring one adult mask made with the Holiday/Christmas Mask Collection by Riley Blake Designs, coordinating 100% Cotton Red Poplin Fabric, 1/4″ Elastic, and NEW! 1/2″ Elastic Cord Stops.

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

 

JT445_01 Quilter’s Starch Savvy Available Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

Note from Team NZP

 

Preshrink fabric and fabric panel by steaming and pressing, and steaming and pressing a second time, and then spray press and starch fabric with June Tailor’s Quilter’s Starch Savvy— press and starch, press and starch.

 

Cut Fabrics

Sewing Face Masks with Preprinted Fabric Panels at The Nancy Zieman Productions Blog available at Nancy Zieman Productions at ShopNZP.com

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  • Cut two 7-1/2″ to 12″ lengths of 1/4″ elastic for mask ear loops.

1/4" White Braided Elastic, 15 yd. Pack Available at Nancy Zieman Productions ShopNZP.com

 

Note from Team NZP

 

Cut elastic for ear loops at longer lengths – to allow comfort sizing adjustability – when using 1/2″ Elastic Cord Stops! After making a few face masks, you’ll find your desired custom elastic ear loop lengths.

Assemble Mask

  • Pin elastic ear loops 1/4″ inside top and bottom mask edges, along both left and right side seams, as shown.

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

Note from Team NZP

 

Begin stitching seam on an anchor cloth (folded fabric scrap). Stitch directly from the anchor cloth onto mask assembly, without cutting threads!

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

  • Press side seams flat, then press towards mask assembly.

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

  • Stitch top and bottom mask seams. Using a Stiletto/Awl, “wrap” seam allowances toward mask assembly and catch within the seams.
  • Along lower bottom seam, stitch to either side of opening, removing Wonder Clips/Pins as you sew.

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

  • Press seams flat, then press towards mask assembly.

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

Note from Team NZP

 

Press. Press seams flat with Tailor’s Clapper.Press with caution to not iron over elastic! To avoid direct contact with elastic, press with an EZ-View Pressing Cloth.

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

 

 

Note from Team NZP

 

Optional: Insert nose strip band, or coated wire, to mask inner top seam allowance. Topstitch around wire to hold in place.

Create Pleats

  • Using a 5-in-1 Sliding Gauge and fabric marking pen, measure and mark 1″ from top and bottom edges – along both left and right edges.
  • Place second markings 1″ inside both top and bottom markings – along both left and right edges.

 

Note from Team NZP

 

Optional: For deeper pleats, instead place second markings at 1-1/2″ inside both top and bottom markings – along both left and right edges. 

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

  • Fold mask, meeting markings, and creating pleats. Wonder Clip.

 

Note from Team NZP

 

Fold top pleat facing mask tap; and bottom pleat facing mask bottom. 

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

  • Topstitch around all outer mask edges. Use a Stiletto/Awl to assist feeding pleats under presser foot.
  • Topstitch a second time – around all outer mask edges.

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

Note from Team NZP

 

Topstitching around outer mask edges also closes opening at lower bottom mask!

 

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

NEW! Holiday Fabric Face Coverings Sewing Tutorial & Elastics on SALE at ShopNZP.com

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2 Comments

  • Susan
    December 16, 2021

    Sewing mitten ornaments for next year’s tree!

  • Clovis
    December 16, 2021

    I will be sewing a tote bag, top, knitting and crocheting.

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