This is a long overdue post! Now that I have made the TAFF ladies’ size mask, I want to compare its fit with the Olson. Surprisingly, the Olson still fits better when I use it on its own with a PM 2.5 filter in the pocket. Although the TAFF fits my face dimensions better, the
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Mask-Making Vlog: What I learned from making 900+ masks in the COVID-19 era
Yes, I know that making masks is soooo 2020. But at the time when I was mass-producing masks, I didn’t have the bandwidth to learn video skills. So, I missed out a chance to record the process (though I dare say I was probably more productive that way). This vlog recaps how my methods and
H Can Hack Ep. 2: Making skirted leggings
It was only recently that I saw and bought a pair of leggings with a skirt on top, because I had never seen a style like that before. And so, I wanted to re-create it with a twist – the skirt in this version has gathers and comes from a Burda dress pattern. Here, I
H Can Hack Ep 1: I make shorts from a skirt pattern!
In this first episode of my sewing vlog, I made jean shorts by hacking the Style Arc Sally Jean Skirt pattern. Previously, I had a pair of Mango denim shorts that fit very well. However, they wore out after 15 years, and I haven’t had denim shorts in my wardrobe since. Therefore, I decided to
On feature development in mask making…
Since the pandemic began, I’ve made 889 masks. Of those, 750 went to 9 institutions in 6 states, with the rest going to friends, neighbours, and family. Initially, the process was very hectic because of the severe shortage in healthcare. But thankfully, things eased by June. With donations out of the way, I could consider