How to make your own face mask at home

How to make your own face mask at home— even if you don’t know how to sew.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing a cloth face covering while in public to help combat the spread of COVID-19, especially in settings like grocery stores and pharmacies where social distancing measures can be difficult to maintain.

Whether or not you know how to sew, you can make one using just a few materials — some of which you may already have at home. The CDC offers step-by-step instructions on how to make face coverings using a T-shirt, a bandana and one that requires stitching.

Simple cloth face coverings can help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and help prevent people who may have the vir

Materials you’ll need: 



First, measure about 7 to 8 inches from the bottom of a T-shirt and cut off the bottom section.

Next, measure 6 to 7 inches in from the edge of each side and cut out tie strings.

us and do not know it from transmitting it to others, according to the CDC.