Face Masks July 14, 2020 20:44

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that people wear a three layered face covering in places where it's hard to stay apart from others. Public transport, workplace and now Shops.

Wear a mask

If you need a Face covering, want to make some or buy some we've put together some useful links here:

Make a face mask

Sew - If you can use a sewing machine and want to make masks here are a few of our favourite resources:

The Big Community Sew - Linzi's favourite with Free PDF pattern downloads and simple instructions on how to make masks for yourself, friends and family and your community. See a step by step tutorial by Linzi at www.frecklesandco.com

No Sew - If you cannot use a sewing machine there is lots of guidance online showing you how to make a simple face covering at home. Here's some of our favourites.

Helpful Welsh Government You tube video

Buy a face Mask

ETSY Handmade UK

Plentiful Plastic Free Bridge St in Ramsbottom have masks for the price of a charity donation. 

Some of our friends and colleagues are selling masks:

Kim at Darn it Workshops - Huddersfield

Sally at Crafty Loft - Rossendale 

 

Please seek advise on how to wear a mask/face covering safely

GOV.UK How to ware and use a mask safely

World Health Organisation - When and where to use masks