Covid Masks

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Covid Masks    Hand Made. One of a Kind.  $15.00- $40.00.  Pricing explanation. Frida fabric is very expensive, postage is $4.50 and Cabochons are handmade and and beading  is time intensive.  I am simply trying not to lose money.  Each mask has a pocket to insert a hepa filter-I use a square cut from vacuum bags.   Not included. Hand Wash.    Please reach out if we can create a custom mask for you or a friend. Your charms and your fabric. $40.00. You can pay with Pay Pal  or by check to 2323 Monroe St. NE, Mpls, MN 55418. Contact me at

All premium masks ($20.00 and above) include  a neck elastic for convenience. Helps keep it on your ears, too! Click to enlarge. 

I have been fascinated with mask making for decades. I have around 50 masks from Mexico here in my bedroom (inspired by Frida, of course). I have created mask making lesson plans: and visited Cajun country and was one of the first women to ride in Mardi Gras “Run for a Chicken” traditional parade. People throughout history have always been drawn to wearing masks- they allow the wearer to adopt a different persona. It is seductive.

Now, however, the need for a mask is what we hope is a once in a generation necessity…. and not for a good reason. I have often wondered when I saw people in airports with masks on. Now I get it. I have been making masks and you can make them, too.

The Covid 19 virus attacks the elderly, the medically compromised from asthma, obesity etc, the poor, the incarcerated and the marginalized who are forced into crowded working conditions because if they do not work, they do not eat. You may not be at risk but they all are. What kind of person do you want to be? Thanks for keeping yourself and the people around you safe by wearing a mask.

See  our ACW mask archive and see how to make your own masks at:



Frida quarter inch cabochon + Milagro heart Detail # 51   Adopted

Frida 7 Red Silk    Click to enlarge details  Adopted  

Frida  Lizard – 3/4 inch cabochon $20

Frida  8 Stripes  – 3/4 inch cabochon  $20

Frida  9 white silk  – 3/4 inch cabochon $30

Frida fabric quarter inch cabochon + green heart Detail B # 48     $40

  Frida  Fabric # 11  Adopted

Frida  10 Sea  Fish – 3/4 inch cabochon  $30

Frida stripes quarter inch cabochon + love charm Detail # 52 $30


Frida flower fabric quarter inch cabochon +love key # 49 Detail $40

Frida  6  Adopted  

Frida 4 Cabachon  Adopted

Edgy/ Eclectic and Elegant Collection

Zebra # 14  Red Heart  Adopted  

Love One of  Two Fabric Milagro Heart   # 17 $40

Batik Bee One of a Kind  with Love Charm  #25  $ 40.00

Dogs with cat charm # 51 $ 15.00

                                                                          Sea with Life buoy and turtle # 40 $ 15.00

Zebra # 18 Green  Heart  Adopted  

Disney DD with musical note and heart #57 $ 15.00.jpg

Barcode with skull # 43 $15.00

 Fish with Milagro Heart # 15  $ 15.00

You -Two of a Kind # 38  with rose and Hamsa Hand

Disney DD with star #55  $15.00

Batik Bee One of a Kind  Yellow Heart #30  $40

Love Bug heart and butterfly Detail #53 $ 15.00

White Cotton with bronze skull # 37  $15.00


White cotton with bronze skull and Tree of Life with beads  # 31 $ 20.00

White cotton with bronze skull and Tree of Life with beads  # 26 $ 20.00

Lizard Orange Heart# 12  Adopted

Bar Code with peace sign #29  $15.00


                                    Batik 5 circles One of a kind # 27  $40


Mono print Two  of a Kind with skull charm  #31  or # 24 Adopted

Ocean with Peace sign # 39 $15.00

Disney Micky Minnie with cat charm Detail #54 Adopted

 Flower Mask with green heart    Adopted

You with Love key and milagro heart # 42 Detail $30

Bar Code Tree of Life # 34   $15.00

Fish  fish charm Heart #19  Adopted  

Mexican Green Stripe – 3/4 inch cabochon # 23 $15.00

Fish with starfish and dragon fly   # 22  $15.00

Sea with Dolphins and green heart# 20    $15.00

Bird with Purple Heart  # 28  Adopted

Bar Code with Life Buoy #41 Adopted

Kitty with Green Stripe # 33  $20.00

White Silk with Saint medal   #21  $20


Anne  Klienhetz   Special Tie Dyed fabric.  Catholic Iconography

Created for doctor Jill Stebbins .  Ties with elastic to go up over bike helmet and considering of hearing aids











Kit Rocha – Author’s Logo for Mercenary Librarians


Barbara’s Wonder Woman Mask and Covid Hair Solution

In the very timeworn opening lines from ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ seems apropos at the moment; “It was the best of times; it was  the worst of times…

We must figure out how to build resilience into our future endeavors – sooner or later some other catastrophic event will  radically alter our lives and we will confront untold challenges again – hopefully as more prepared citizens. The leading  attribute to being successful is adaptability. We are facing steep challenges as well as opportunities in every environment.   For yourself, be generous, notice small joys. Prepare more, worry less.

How to make a mask yourself.