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COVID-19 Face Mask Assembly

At the Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab, we believe in innovation and open source projects! Below, you will find various options to assemble a face mask for the COVID-19 Face Mask & Shield Project. Feel free to use the assembly instructions that work best for you and your skillset. We appreciate your commitment to this project and thank you for making a difference for your community!

Face Mask with Pocket


  • Two - 9" x 6"/10" x 6" pieces of fabric (or 1 long piece )
  • Two - 12" pieces of either 3 mm hollow tube cord, 1/4" elastic, thin paracord
  • 3 1/3" , 18 gauge wire (for nose wire - optional)
  • Bobby pin or crochet hook, to pull cord through side hem channel.
  • Scissors
  • Thread
  • Sewing Machine

Click here for how-to instructions

Click here for pattern

JoAnn Fabric Face Mask


  • Cotton Fabric – at least 12” x 9” (or two 6" x 9" pieces)
  • Lightweight Fusible Interfacing 12” x 9”
  • 1/4” Elastic
  • Basic Sewing Supplies

Click here for how-to instructions

Click here for face mask pattern

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Sarasota Florida 34233

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