Survey | Hybrid Cloth Masks around the world

Optimierte Hybrid-Maske, Behelfsmaske, Alltagsmaske, Mundmaske oder Mund-Nase-Maske zum Selbernähen mit Anleitung, Schnittmuster, Schablone und Beiblatt von Iris Luckhaus

I am always so excited to read where in the world my hybrid mask is enthusiastically sewn and donated! Therefore, I’d like to start a little survey and ask how many Hybrid Cloth Masks (or #luckhausmask :)) you have been sewn so far! Plus, I’m curious about the places my pattern has travelled, and what makes them special to you. Will you join?

Optimierte Hybrid-Maske, Behelfsmaske, Alltagsmaske, Mundmaske, Mund-Nase-Maske oder Mund-Nase-Bedeckung zum Selbstnähen mit Anleitung, Schnittmuster und Schablone auf Stoff mit Nasenbügel, Filteröffnung und Tunnelzug für Ohrhaöter und Kopfbändel von Iris Luckhaus

How many Hybrid Cloth Masks have you sewn so far, where and for whom?
Can you name three things that make your place special?

Personally, I have sewn around 250 masks for friends, family, friends of the family and family of friends, most of them in Bergisches Land and Berlin. Three special things about my hometown Wuppertal are a very special shade of green, Bergisch slate houses and industrial monuments as well as the Schwebebahn, a unique suspension railway.


You can participate and comment here or in my corresponding post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, or post your own pictures of a hybrid mask in front of a local sight with the tag #luckhausmaskworld. I look forward to travel along! :)


Please take good care of yourselves and stay well! ❤


Edit: I’ve intended to share this post on social media for quite some time, but there were always more urgent things coming up, so I kept delaying the fun part – and probably will have to delay further! Comments are welcome though :)

4 Responses to Survey | Hybrid Cloth Masks around the world

  1. I downloaded the pattern on 5/14/20 and have made them for myself ever since. I’ve experimented with other patterns but keep coming back to this one – it can’t be beat! I’ve sewn my masks on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in New York City. Three special things about my neighborhood are Riverside Park, which brings space and green; the Hudson River, with its wind and sunsets and views; and the dogs…oh so many dogs!

    • Thank you so much for being the first to comment on this half-published post (I’ve intended to share it on social media for quite some time, but there were always more urgent things to take care of, so I kept delaying the fun part :)) – and even more, for brightening my day with your kind and generous donation! I’m so happy my pattern works so well for you and your glasses too, and I adore the beautiful picture you paint of the Upper West Side… I can almost hear them bark! Thank you <3

  2. I looked for one very LONG weekend at about 20 mask patterns because I knew from the start that gaps = ineffectiveness and SO MANY masks have that problem, including the commerciallly-available rectangular ones! That weekend in April 2020 I downloaded the original (corrected) pattern and later the long nose pattern and love them both. I’ve made about 30 of these, mostly for my immediate family but some for friends who might as well be family. Like the previous poster, I’ve played with other patterns but this one is the best I’ve found. I live about 20 miles west of Boston, Massachusetts but work in town and this is the only mask I’ve found that stays up and wearable for a full 8 hour workday. Thank you so much!

    • Thank you so much for your kind appreciation, dear Holly! I’ve had a similar experience last spring, when none of the patterns (or tweaks) I’ve tested fitted even close to gapless, or passed my yawn test, so at some point, making my own mask pattern seemed like the only option :) – I’m happy my hybrid works so well for you too! All my best wishes, take care and stay safe! <3

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Survey | Hybrid Cloth Masks around the world

Optimierte Hybrid-Maske, Behelfsmaske, Alltagsmaske, Mundmaske oder Mund-Nase-Maske zum Selbernähen mit Anleitung, Schnittmuster, Schablone und Beiblatt von Iris Luckhaus

I am always so excited to read where in the world my hybrid mask is enthusiastically sewn and donated! Therefore, I’d like to start a little survey and ask how many Hybrid Cloth Masks (or #luckhausmask :)) you have been sewn so far! Plus, I’m curious about the places my pattern has travelled, and what makes them special to you. Will you join?

Optimierte Hybrid-Maske, Behelfsmaske, Alltagsmaske, Mundmaske, Mund-Nase-Maske oder Mund-Nase-Bedeckung zum Selbstnähen mit Anleitung, Schnittmuster und Schablone auf Stoff mit Nasenbügel, Filteröffnung und Tunnelzug für Ohrhaöter und Kopfbändel von Iris Luckhaus

How many Hybrid Cloth Masks have you sewn so far, where and for whom?
Can you name three things that make your place special?

Personally, I have sewn around 250 masks for friends, family, friends of the family and family of friends, most of them in Bergisches Land and Berlin. Three special things about my hometown Wuppertal are a very special shade of green, Bergisch slate houses and industrial monuments as well as the Schwebebahn, a unique suspension railway.


You can participate and comment here or in my corresponding post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, or post your own pictures of a hybrid mask in front of a local sight with the tag #luckhausmaskworld. I look forward to travel along! :)


Please take good care of yourselves and stay well! ❤


Edit: I’ve intended to share this post on social media for quite some time, but there were always more urgent things coming up, so I kept delaying the fun part – and probably will have to delay further! Comments are welcome though :)

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4 Responses to Survey | Hybrid Cloth Masks around the world

  1. I downloaded the pattern on 5/14/20 and have made them for myself ever since. I’ve experimented with other patterns but keep coming back to this one – it can’t be beat! I’ve sewn my masks on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in New York City. Three special things about my neighborhood are Riverside Park, which brings space and green; the Hudson River, with its wind and sunsets and views; and the dogs…oh so many dogs!

    • Thank you so much for being the first to comment on this half-published post (I’ve intended to share it on social media for quite some time, but there were always more urgent things to take care of, so I kept delaying the fun part :)) – and even more, for brightening my day with your kind and generous donation! I’m so happy my pattern works so well for you and your glasses too, and I adore the beautiful picture you paint of the Upper West Side… I can almost hear them bark! Thank you <3

  2. I looked for one very LONG weekend at about 20 mask patterns because I knew from the start that gaps = ineffectiveness and SO MANY masks have that problem, including the commerciallly-available rectangular ones! That weekend in April 2020 I downloaded the original (corrected) pattern and later the long nose pattern and love them both. I’ve made about 30 of these, mostly for my immediate family but some for friends who might as well be family. Like the previous poster, I’ve played with other patterns but this one is the best I’ve found. I live about 20 miles west of Boston, Massachusetts but work in town and this is the only mask I’ve found that stays up and wearable for a full 8 hour workday. Thank you so much!

    • Thank you so much for your kind appreciation, dear Holly! I’ve had a similar experience last spring, when none of the patterns (or tweaks) I’ve tested fitted even close to gapless, or passed my yawn test, so at some point, making my own mask pattern seemed like the only option :) – I’m happy my hybrid works so well for you too! All my best wishes, take care and stay safe! <3

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