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    Good point about needing to be careful with...

    Good point about needing to be careful with ironing to avoid melting anything with nylon or other synthetics, kansha! I'll let my wife know about using single-knit fabric with spandex.

    Rob

    Rob
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    Yes, Cristina, I think that's probably what was...

    Yes, Cristina, I think that's probably what was happening for me as well, since we are in Canada. It must be restricted to US addresses.

    Rob
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    Thanks @Lixpdx - hard to tell from the photo but...

    Thanks @Lixpdx - hard to tell from the photo but it does look like it may be softer than the typical 1/8" round elastic cord that we've been able to find at the fabric store. I'll pass that along to...
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    Thanks ClicketySnap - my wife has looked at the...

    Thanks ClicketySnap - my wife has looked at the 1/8" elastic in the local fabric store but isn't happy with it for earloops. Some of the masks (not the Tom Bihn ones) use that type and they're...
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    Thanks Darcy - I'll let her know. So it would...

    Thanks Darcy - I'll let her know. So it would need to be cut into strips, is that correct?

    Rob
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    Hi K9TB - Thanks for the advice about nylon...

    Hi K9TB - Thanks for the advice about nylon hairband material vs cotton t-shirt yarn. I'll show the Etsy link to my wife to see what she thinks.

    Rob
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    Thanks for the suggestion, dgrls - unfortunately...

    Thanks for the suggestion, dgrls - unfortunately it's no longer available, according to Amazon.

    Rob L
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    Thanks moriond - I did watch the video tutorial,...

    Thanks moriond - I did watch the video tutorial, as well as the one on tips for speeding up production. Both are helpful, although they don't provide any info on the elastic used. I did see the link...
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    Thanks for tagging Darcy, G42! Yes, it would be...

    Thanks for tagging Darcy, G42! Yes, it would be great if they could provide the brand(s) and cord type(s) that have been used for the mask production.

    Rob L
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    Face Mask V1 ear loop elastic source

    My wife and I bought two of the V1 face masks back in May 2020, and it turns out after trying several types of reusable cloth masks, they're the ones that fit each of us best (I use the large, she...
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