A button band helps make a face mask with elastic straps more comfortable. The elastic loops around buttons sewn on the band, instead of tugging around your ears.
Don’t know how to sew on a button? We’ve put together this quick video on how to sew a button or check out our article on How to Sew a Button, making it easy for you to sew your button on your button band.
Here is a quick video on how to make a button band for face masks.
Check out our how-to directions for a fitted face mask and a pleated face mask. Making a lot of face masks? Consider purchasing acrylic templates so that you can use your rotary cutter to cut out several at one time. We’ve tested them and wrote this article about making face masks from templates.