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Gemzee Thu 30-Apr-20 18:24:14


Looking for recomendations for a place to buy reuseable/washable face masks with a filter pocket (& if they come with 1 or 2 filters even better!) in the UK please.

No judgement please or asking why I want one. There are so many places available to buy them & I'd just like a few recomendations please.


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NewHorizons2020 Thu 30-Apr-20 18:26:49

We got some from Cambridge mask company back in jan. They are really high quality and can be reused.

NotEverythingIsBlackandWhite Thu 30-Apr-20 18:49:23

Just to let you know that Cambridge Masks are out of stock of all sizes of their masks and are only taking pre-orders which won't be delivered until August!!

They also have a scam warning on their website about a Cambrigde Masks (with the d and g the wrong way round) so be careful you don't go that website in error too.

gillybean2 Thu 30-Apr-20 18:50:56

Bit concerned by the grammar errors on their FAQ page and elsewhere on the website. Is this genuinely a U.K. company? And yes I am looking at the Cambridge page and not the fake gd round the wrong way page they state is a fake on their website.

superstar84 Thu 30-Apr-20 18:53:20

There's a company called Thumbsie who have started making masks designed for children

We haven't received ours yet but everything we've had from them in the past is fantastic quality and great service

They've got the info on their Facebook page, don't think they are on the website yet

pannikin Thu 30-Apr-20 18:53:45

I got N95 masks from back in Feb. Genuine masks.

Polkadotdelight Thu 30-Apr-20 18:54:07

There are loads on etsy.

Gemzee Thu 30-Apr-20 18:58:00

I know there are loads on etsy, thank you. The issue I'm having is most don't have filter pockets and also want some with good reviews.

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FelicityBeedle Thu 30-Apr-20 19:01:47

If you can’t find one I’m making them with filter pockets for people who need them. Give me a PM if I can help

Smoggles Thu 30-Apr-20 19:04:05

Quite a few on Etsy are the doubles with a filter pocket? If not then maybe ask on a local Facebook group? There are loads of people selling them here, or if you do have a sewing machine lying around there are loads of tutorials on YouTube, and still plenty of materials left in stock. But I would say Etsy is the best bet, maybe try refining the search?

mrsjackrussell Thu 30-Apr-20 19:04:57

Do you have a sewing machine as there's a pattern for a fabric filter mask on a website called Sarahmaker. I have made some for family but with my health problems I haven't made any more.

stayingaliveisawayoflife Thu 30-Apr-20 19:07:07

One thing I have a concern about is that the wearing of masks will impact on those with hearing difficulties and speech and language needs who rely on lip reading to support their understanding. I wonder what support will be put in place for them.

bellinisurge Thu 30-Apr-20 19:24:13

You can make them easy enough. You don't even need a sewing machine for some patterns. Try YouTube.

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