In an effort to make masks both fun and functional I’ve been sewing up prototypes of three different sizes, and my mom has been sending masks for children in addition to the adult-sized masks she’d been making. Both masks will be adjustable at the ears as well. My mom’s use cotton string ties so all you have to do is tie them off where it feels best for you. I’ve ordered some silicon stoppers that should slide over the 1/4 ” elastic I use so that you can make the loops bigger or smaller.
To give you a sense of the size differences I made up one of each and marked them up with approximate measurements. Take a look:
Measuring from the edge to the center seam they measure about 4 5/8″, 5 1/8″, and 5 3/8″. Measuring from the nose to the chin they measure about 5 3/8″, 6″, and 6 3/8″.
You can see their relative sizes when stacked up here:
As soon as the silicon stoppers arrive I can get some finished masks into the shop. I’ll be offering an assortment of prints, some cats, some not. Cassie’s Cats got a donation of fabric and I have masks cut out and ready to be sewn.
I’m considering putting pictures of the new cat prints in the shop, letting people order the size they want, and then sewing to order. I can only get about four masks from each cut of fabric but hopefully this way supporters can get the sizes they think will fit best!