Where engineering and creativity join forces

to create safe and beautiful products

Why Choose Our Masks

Our 4-ply masks exceeds CDC mask guidelines

  • Shell (inner & outer layers): 100% tight knit prewashed quilting cotton;
  • Middle barrier: two layers of N95-like spunbond 100% polypropylene material (65GSM);
  • Flexible, comfortable and durable double wire nose bridge band;
  •  Soft and ajustable earloops made of premium quality 3mm (1/8″) braided elastic bands and non-slip silicone cord locks.

About Me

I am a former electrical and software engineer from Québec City, Canada, living in Seattle since 2005. From my time working in quality assurance for voice recognition software, I care deeply about science, problem solving, and being practical. When COVID-19 hit in March 2020, I merged my interest for science, my technical background, and my knowledge of sewing in order to create comfortable and safe masks for my family and friends. I constantly stay informed about the latest safety guidelines and strive to create the highest quality product for the people I care about!

I am not a medical doctor. The opinions expressed here are my own and are not a substitute for qualified medical advice.  Made by Karina masks are not medical grade masks and not a substitute for N95 masks.

Words in the Community

Your masks have spoiled me. Seriously your masks are the best I’ve used and it isn’t close. My doctor even commented on how well it fits.

Mason Thompson

Bothell, WA

I wear it always, and love it! It’s so well-made and I get so many compliments.

Auction Recipient

American Association of Women in University (AAUW)

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“Made by Karina” masks are something to really feel good about. Every seam is sewn with the most thoughtful care and precision. She has researched and developed her own unique pattern to folllow both WHO & CDC guidelines, resulting in a real feeling of trust and confidence. These masks are adjustable, fiting all types of faces with a quality fit, that can be worn for hours with comfort and ease. Wear glasses, no problem, just follow one of her awesome tips on how to secure it properly for a no fog effect. Major BONUS, Karina is pleasant to work with and caters to just about anything, got a shorter wider face, she may ask you to measure and viola a custom fit, mask that is homemade with 100% care and quality. She is a professional and you will feel safe on the paths and trails of the suburbs, like I do in Seattle area. The trendy in me keeps adding new patterns to my “100% worth it” mask collection so no matter my mood I can have one to match and protect myself and others.

Tennile Jones

Proud owner of Made by Karina masks since October 2020