Face Masks - How we make them

As a small factory making and selling our own products we are suffering, like most businesses, from the effects of the Corona Virus pandemic.

We took the decision to make re-usable and washable face masks, using soft cotton fabric.

To make them we first lay up the fabric in multiple layers:

Making face masks - laying up the fabric

Then we cut the fabric using two different cutters - a hand cutter and a band knife:

Making face masks - cutting the fabric with hand knife Making face masks - cutting the fabric with band knife

Next step is sewing using industral Lockstitch and Overlock sewing machines:

Making face masks - sewing the fabric

After trimming off the loose threads, threading the ties and steaming using a garment press they are ready to be packed for shipment:

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