TUTORIAL: DIY Beginner’s Face Mask, No Sewing Machine Required

We caught up with Shannon Maynard of South County Masketeers for a ten-minute video tutorial.

Got an old T-shirt or bed sheet, hair elastics and a needle and thread? That’s all you need to make a cotton face mask to wear in public, per Governor Gina Raimondo’s recommendation to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Rhode Island.

We caught up with Shannon Maynard of South County Masketeers — a group of sewists making cotton masks for health care workers and essential workers in their community — for a full tutorial.

For more information on South County Masketeers, join the Facebook group here.

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