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Sewing | by Helen in Wales
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Sewing

15/30 for my daily photo during April

 

People have started wearing face masks or scarves in the local supermarket, so as I don't want to buy masks that are best kept for medical staff and carers, I'm making my own. After looking at a few patterns, I found one that was straightforward and it's turned out well. It's two layers of cotton fabric, pleated to ensure a good fit and there is a pocket for a filter if you want to add one.

 

My Singer sewing machine belonged to my mother-in-law and I looked it up online once. If I remember correctly, it's nearly 100 years old, having been made in 1923. It's a hand wound machine, but still works fine for simple sewing tasks.

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Taken on April 15, 2020