How To Make A Felt Superhero Mask

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I needed a little sewing light relief this week. I have been sewing scrubs for the NHS, and cloth masks for friends and family, but I wanted to make something light hearted and fun for a change. Here is how to make a felt superhero mask.

 

How To Make A Felt Superhero Mask

 

How To Make A Felt Superhero Mask - These masks will be perfect for children's parties, hen parties and just as silly gifts to your favourite 'superhero'. Because they can be made in different colours and styles they are easily customised to suit the recipient, and are really cheap and easy to make. Free template and simple step by step sewing tutorial #sewing #superhero #superheromask #feltcrafts #felt #superheroparty #superherocrafts #superherotheme

 

These masks will be perfect for children’s parties, hen parties and just as silly gifts to your favourite ‘superhero’. Because they can be made in different colours and styles they are easily customised to suit the recipient, and are really cheap and easy to make.

 

You Will Need

 

Materials needed for felt superhero mask

 

 

Print out the mask template onto card. Or design your own mask outline. Cut out the template.

Place the two pieces of felt together.

Steps to making the felt superhero mask

 

Using the heat erasable pen, transfer the template out onto the top layer of felt

Use pins to hold both pieces of felt together whilst you sew. I like to use the same colour thread as my masks, so in my case I had pink in the top bobbin and red in the lower bobbin. I used a small stitch length. Sew on top of the outer mask outline, but sew a few mm outside the outline of the eye holes.

 

Further steps to making a felt superhero mask

 

Cut around the mask outline a few mm from the stitching line. Take care not to cut through your stitches. Cut inside the eyeholes a few mm away from your stitches. This should mean that you are cutting on the traced outline of your template.

Removing heat erasable pen marks with iron

 

Quickly press the mask with a hot iron – this should remove any traces of heat erasable pen.

 

Sewing elastic to the felt superhero mask

 

Finally, sew the elastic either end of the mask. I have found that placing the elastic on a level with the top of the eyeholes works best.

And you have a finished mask!

 

How To Make A Felt Superhero Mask - These masks will be perfect for children's parties, hen parties and just as silly gifts to your favourite 'superhero'. Because they can be made in different colours and styles they are easily customised to suit the recipient, and are really cheap and easy to make. Free template and simple step by step sewing tutorial #sewing #superhero #superheromask #feltcrafts #felt #superheroparty #superherocrafts #superherotheme

 

Why not customise the mask with buttons or embroidery? And as these can be made in so many colours, shapes and sizes they are just perfect for so many occasions! 

Love these? Why not make some other sewing projects that you can sell?

And look at what you can make from all your small fabric scraps.

Do you think you may be making these at some point in the future? Have an event coming up that these will be perfect for? I love to see your creations. Comment below, or find me on social media using the links above.

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How To Make A Felt Superhero Mask - These masks will be perfect for children's parties, hen parties and just as silly gifts to your favourite 'superhero'. Because they can be made in different colours and styles they are easily customised to suit the recipient, and are really cheap and easy to make. Free template and simple step by step sewing tutorial #sewing #superhero #superheromask #feltcrafts #felt #superheroparty #superherocrafts #superherotheme

How To Make A Felt Superhero Mask - These masks will be perfect for children's parties, hen parties and just as silly gifts to your favourite 'superhero'. Because they can be made in different colours and styles they are easily customised to suit the recipient, and are really cheap and easy to make. Free template and simple step by step sewing tutorial #sewing #superhero #superheromask #feltcrafts #felt #superheroparty #superherocrafts #superherotheme

 

 

 

 

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