How do you hand sew a face mask?

Can you sew a filter into a face mask?

How can you make a face mask with a filter? According to a video explainer from Missouri S&T, you can cut a piece of the filter material, and fold it into your existing, homemade mask. Many masks available for purchase online also come with sewn pockets where you can add a filter.

What is a filter pocket in a face mask?

A lot of experts are now endorsing the use of a filter within face masks for added protection. By inserting a filter within the face mask pocket, the chances of air particles entering the fabric are greatly reduced. This way the face mask becomes more effective at filtering out unwanted particles.

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