Review | Hybrid Mask Test at MaskeZeigen.de

Hybrid-Maske Mundmaske Behelfsmaske Alltagsmaske von Iris Luckhaus bei MaskeZeigen.de

I felt honoured when I discovered my hybrid mask had been tested by the fabulously useful portal MaskeZeigen.de, an initiative started at the German government’s hackathon #wirvsvirus, which I’ve been following from the start! This is what tester Birgit S. says (direct translation :)), who has both sewn the mask and taken those lovely pictures above:

»The author of the instructions is a professional. And you can tell. (…) The highlight of this mask is the seperate, backwards folded nose pleat, which also contains the nose wire (…). I was pleasantly surprised at how well the mask fits. In my opinion, the author’s plan to design a mask that “fits as tightly and seamlessly as possible on the nose, cheek and chin and does not slide up into the eyes or down the tip of the nose” worked out perfectly. The nose piece is also exchangeable, and at the bottom of the mask there is a small opening for the insertion of a filter. The drawstring is variable for all possible types of fastening. Due to the classic folds, the mask offers enough air to breathe. Due to the drawstring, the mask lies in a curve and sits close to the face.«

Here you can read the original German version:

»Die Autorin der Anleitung ist Profi. Und das merkt man. (…) Der Clou bei dieser Maske ist die nach hinten geklappte, separate Nasenfalte (…). Ich war angenehm überrrascht, wie toll die Maske sitzt. Der Plan der Autorin, eine Maske zu entwerfen, die „möglichst dicht und lückenlos an Nase, Wange und Kinn anliegt und weder hoch in die Augen noch zur Nasenspitze runterrutscht“, ist aus meiner Sicht voll aufgegangen. Der Nasendraht ist zudem auswechselbar, und am unteren Ende der Maske gibt es eine kleine Öffnung für den Einschub eines Filters. Der Tunnelzug ist variabel für alle möglichen Arten zur Befestigung. Durch die klassischen Falten bietet die Maske ausreichend Luft zum Atmen. Durch den Tunnelzug legt sich die Maske in eine Rundung und sitzt dadurch dicht am Gesicht.«

I felt even more honoured when I found out that my hybrid mask is the favorite mask of two of the authors of this wonderful portal and is even linked as such in the About Us page! :) – You can read the whole test and find many other patterns and instructions for fabric masks, craft ideas without sewing and a lot of cleverly thought-out tips and tricks around the everyday mask on MaskeZeigen.de – and if you’re looking for a translation, Google might help! ❤

2 Responses to Review | Hybrid Mask Test at MaskeZeigen.de

  1. Dear Iris,
    I love this design. I’ve made 200 + masks using various patterns, and this is my absolute favorite. As you say, it combines the best features of shaped, fitted masks and the standard flat pleated mask.
    Thanks!

    • Thank you for your kind appreciation, dear Claire! I’ve tried all the patterns I could find at the time (March) – and if any of them had worked for me, I wouldn’t have started inventing my own. It makes me so happy that my hack helps others to help too now! :) – All the best, and stay safe!

Leave a reply *

Review | Hybrid Mask Test at MaskeZeigen.de

Hybrid-Maske Mundmaske Behelfsmaske Alltagsmaske von Iris Luckhaus bei MaskeZeigen.de

I felt honoured when I discovered my hybrid mask had been tested by the fabulously useful portal MaskeZeigen.de, an initiative started at the German government’s hackathon #wirvsvirus, which I’ve been following from the start! This is what tester Birgit S. says (direct translation :)), who has both sewn the mask and taken those lovely pictures above:

»The author of the instructions is a professional. And you can tell. (…) The highlight of this mask is the seperate, backwards folded nose pleat, which also contains the nose wire (…). I was pleasantly surprised at how well the mask fits. In my opinion, the author’s plan to design a mask that “fits as tightly and seamlessly as possible on the nose, cheek and chin and does not slide up into the eyes or down the tip of the nose” worked out perfectly. The nose piece is also exchangeable, and at the bottom of the mask there is a small opening for the insertion of a filter. The drawstring is variable for all possible types of fastening. Due to the classic folds, the mask offers enough air to breathe. Due to the drawstring, the mask lies in a curve and sits close to the face.«

Here you can read the original German version:

»Die Autorin der Anleitung ist Profi. Und das merkt man. (…) Der Clou bei dieser Maske ist die nach hinten geklappte, separate Nasenfalte (…). Ich war angenehm überrrascht, wie toll die Maske sitzt. Der Plan der Autorin, eine Maske zu entwerfen, die „möglichst dicht und lückenlos an Nase, Wange und Kinn anliegt und weder hoch in die Augen noch zur Nasenspitze runterrutscht“, ist aus meiner Sicht voll aufgegangen. Der Nasendraht ist zudem auswechselbar, und am unteren Ende der Maske gibt es eine kleine Öffnung für den Einschub eines Filters. Der Tunnelzug ist variabel für alle möglichen Arten zur Befestigung. Durch die klassischen Falten bietet die Maske ausreichend Luft zum Atmen. Durch den Tunnelzug legt sich die Maske in eine Rundung und sitzt dadurch dicht am Gesicht.«

I felt even more honoured when I found out that my hybrid mask is the favorite mask of two of the authors of this wonderful portal and is even linked as such in the About Us page! :) – You can read the whole test and find many other patterns and instructions for fabric masks, craft ideas without sewing and a lot of cleverly thought-out tips and tricks around the everyday mask on MaskeZeigen.de – and if you’re looking for a translation, Google might help! ❤

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2 Responses to Review | Hybrid Mask Test at MaskeZeigen.de

  1. Dear Iris,
    I love this design. I’ve made 200 + masks using various patterns, and this is my absolute favorite. As you say, it combines the best features of shaped, fitted masks and the standard flat pleated mask.
    Thanks!

    • Thank you for your kind appreciation, dear Claire! I’ve tried all the patterns I could find at the time (March) – and if any of them had worked for me, I wouldn’t have started inventing my own. It makes me so happy that my hack helps others to help too now! :) – All the best, and stay safe!

Leave a reply *