How awful about your boss I'm so sorry!
Yes, I choose my masks to go with my outfits. I don't want to look chaotic. But it's easy since I keep a pretty tight color scheme!

Well I've decided to up my mask game and have just ordered one for Halloween and one for Christmas.

God help me if we're still wearing masks next Easter...ugh.

Sorry about your boss. My godfather's sister died of COVID. I do have about 20 different masks, some in plain colors and others in patterns, leopard print, sunflowers, plaid, etc. I have to get some more that are good for fall.

My sympathies to you and Joy for your losses. Thank you to all who are working with recommendations and mandates to wear masks and avoid perhaps unknowingly passing on a dangerous virus to vulnerable people.

My masks are all made by me from colorful cotton prints, what I had in my quilting fabric stash. They have ties to tie behind my head and back of neck, though I usually put slip knots in the ties to make it easier to keep the right tightness. I made one with ear elastic to wear when I got my hair cut. My husband preferred ear elastic, so I’ve made him that type. I made over 150 cotton masks with ties and gave them away to family, friends and neighbors during April when elastic was hard to get. I haven’t seen one person wearing one of them. They all use either ear elastic types or disposable ones. I made my mother-in-law ear elastic ones because she has trouble reaching behind her head to tie, due to arthritis in her shoulders.

I don’t care if the mask I wear matches my clothing of the day. I find them cheery and comfortable and since I have about 8, I don’t want to get or make more.

When I come in from errands, I just toss it in the laundry basket by the washer and wash with regular laundry, machine dry. Since my iron is always handy in my sewing room, I iron the pleats when done drying.

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