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MoB Makers: Make Your Own Mask

Create a mask fit for the runway with this step-by-step activity by RAZZLE DAZZLE artist Chantal Fraser! Snip, stitch, and glue to construct your very own mask with found objects and create your very own fun fashion statement.

You will need:
  • Paper to create a pattern
  • Pen
  • Old clothes (e.g. t-shirts, polo shirts)
  • Sharp scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • Found materials such as ribbon, beads, shells, patches, leftover craft pieces, other fabric
  • Needle and thread (optional)

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This project has been created in partnership with Brisbane City Council and Outdoor Gallery exhibition RAZZLE DAZZLE curators McCarthy-Swann Projects.


Disclaimer: Masks do NOT replace medical grade Personal Protective Equipment, and will only supplement other recommended measures to attempt to stop the community spread of COVID-19, such as social distancing, washing your hands and refraining from touching your face. Please refer to the Australian Government’s Department of Health website for further guidance and protocols to follow when wearing a mask.

Chantal Fraser, Mask making. Courtesy the artist.
Chantal Fraser, Mask making. Courtesy the artist.

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