Mask lanyard becomes a one of must-have mask accessories during pandemic. How do you keep/storage your face mask when you want to take off your face mask temporarily? Some people will use face mask keeper/ box/case to storage the mask. There is a more convenient tool, that is mask lanyard. At the mean time, it is also a mask holder. Wearing your mask with mask lanyard, so that you can keep the mask from getting lost. Many parents will get this to their kids, so that they do not worry kids will lose the mask.
Mask lanyard is used to buckle the ear loop of your mask. When you need to take off the mask, just take off the earloop, the mask will be hold in front of your neck or chest (depends on the length).
Also, you can add extra function by attaching a cord lock, it can be used as ear saver, so that you can get rid of ear hurt.
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How to Make a Mask Lanyard?
There are several type of mask lanyards, we rounded up some tutorials as following, pick the one you interest.
1. DIY Face Mask Necklace Chain
This is an easiest way to make the mask lanyards, as long as you prepare lobster Clasps, jump ring and a long chain. For the chain, you can choose gold chain or silver chain, pick the one can easier match with your daily outfit. Also, you can add some necklace charms to make a personalized necklace chain.
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2. DIY Mask Strap
This is also a simple way to make mask strap/landyard. If you want a lighter mask strap, this may be a good choice. To make it, your have to prepare a long nylon cord (you can also use suede leather cords), lobster clasps, jump rings and cord ends caps. You can make more pierce of mask landyard with different color of cord to match your daily outfit.
Mask Lanyard Holder for Kids
You can also add an extra cord lock to make it as ear saver, it can help to get rid of ear hurt. This mask lanyard is especially good for kids since if they get painful of their ear, they may not willing to wear face mask anymore.
3. DIY Mask Lanyard with Beads
If you want your mask lanyard more creative and specialized, you can make it with craft beads and alphabet letter beads. For the cord, you can use crystal string or cotton yarn. This is also a good craft project doing with your kids, let them design their mask lanyard with their preference, they will more treasure their finished product.
4. Sew Lanyard Mask Holder
If you have sewing machine, you can sew a lanyard mask holder with your favorite fabric pattern. This video tutorial shows how to make mask holder with snap button, you can change to clasps if you like. To make with clasp, find tutorial from seekatesew.
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