Face Mask

What’s that slit in the back of my face mask?

What’s that slit in the back of my face mask? Ever notice a small slit in the back of your handmade face mask? #facemask

What’s that slit in the back of my face mask?

I think my face mask is damaged or torn, there is a hole or a slit in the back of it! That is actually one question, someone asked me. I had to inform them of the purpose. So I figured I would share with you my readers …

What slit? Like the one in the above image! Some handmade face masks don’t offer this option or they complete close it up and sew the slit.

First purpose

That slit serves as a purpose. The first purpose is to turn the face mask right side out, after doing the sewing on the internal parts.

Other Functional Purpose

The other purpose, is to add something to the inside …

[shoppable_image id=”79171″]

If you choose to do so, you may add a type of filter on the inside to add extra protection. It is optional and you don’t have to. That is why I leave the slit like that on the Face Masks at Steve Sews Stuff.

I don’t use a filter, but there are filters you can buy and use inside. I have heard of people using coffee filters and/or paper towels. However, I am not sure how effective those things are. If you choose to use it, I would find filters that can go on the inside.

First published September 3, 2020. Last updated or republished January 7, 2022.

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

Don’t miss a single blog post about sewing, quilting, and recipes! Plus much more!

Follow on WordPress

Follow Steve Sews Stuff on WordPress.com

Follow Steve Sews Stuff on Social Media:

You can also choose to follow Steve Sews Stuff on social media as well. (@SteveSews2)

Below are some examples of blog entries from all blogs that I do. (Courageous Christian Father, Steve Sews Stuff and SteveZ DesignZ).

Recent Feed of All of Steve’s Blogs

  • Mossy Creek Wine & Spirts Barn QuiltMossy Creek Wine & Spirts Barn Quilt
    Steve Sews Stuff Mossy Creek Wine & Spirts Barn Quilt - this barn quilt is on the side of the Mossy Creek Wine & Spirits in Jefferson City, TN. #barnquilt Mossy Creek Wine & Spirts Barn Quilt appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
  • Garlic is my favorite herbGarlic is my favorite herb
    Steve Sews Stuff Garlic is my favorite herb - I just love how it taste and smells. #garlic It can also be used for more than just cooking! Garlic is my favorite herb appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
  • 50,000 Pageviews50,000 Pageviews
    Steve Sews Stuff 50,000 Pageviews overall. That is from posts, pages and product views. 50,000 Pageviews appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
  • DIY Pattern TemplateDIY Pattern Template
    Steve Sews Stuff DIY Pattern Template - turn your thin flimsy patterns into a sturdy pattern template for cheap. (You’d use these like a ruler for cutting fabric) DIY Pattern Template appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
  • The Face Mask Eye Mask BlindfoldThe Face Mask Eye Mask Blindfold
    Steve Sews Stuff The Face Mask Eye Mask Blindfold - use a face mask as an eye mask blindfold as a sleeping mask. #blindfold #eyemask The Face Mask Eye Mask Blindfold appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
  • National Small Business DayNational Small Business Day
    Steve Sews Stuff National Small Business Day a day to honor and celebrate small businesses. #smallbusiness #smallbusinessday National Small Business Day appeared first on Steve Sews Stuff. Read more »
WordPress RSS Feed Retriever by Theme Mason

Your Comment Is Appreciated!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.