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Animal Face Masks

Make these adorable Animal Face Masks to help your kids transition to the new CDC recommendation of wearing masks in public. Don't forget that you should still continue social distancing and hand washing!
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 1 face mask
Cost: $5


  • 1/4 yd cotton fabric (use scraps if you have them!)
  • 1 piece iron-on vinyl black
  • 1 20" elastic
  • fitted face mask pattern (there are tons available online)
  • Free Animal Faces SVG (download below)


  • Use your Fitted Face Mask Pattern to cut out shapes from fabric.
  • Sew the curved sides of both the outer and inner fabric together. Fold the edges of the inner fabric in 1/4" and sew along hem.
  • Use the Free Animal Faces SVG to cut desired face from heat transfer vinyl. Apply to the center of the outer fabric with small iron.
  • With the wrong sides facing out, sew the inner and outer fabric together. Flip right side out and press seams.
  • Sew 1/8" along the top and bottom edges. Fold the outer fabric edges in 1/4" twice and press. Sew along the inner edge to create a pocket for elastic to go through.
  • Cut a 20" section of elastic and push through the outer pockets. For best fit, place mask on child and then tie elastic.