Malaysian’s YouTube tutorial on DIY face masks noticed by US-based medical researchers

Ng's YouTube video tutorial on DIY face masks has garnered over 4 million views. Photos: Maker's Habitat

Sewing school owner Ng Ching Ching is well aware of the shortage of disposable face masks amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. While cloth masks make a good alternative, she knows not everyone knows the nuts and bolts behind creating one.

Last month, the Kuala Lumpur-based sewing instructor put her skills to good use by uploading a YouTube video tutorial on how to sew a face mask.

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