Shop Local: Where to buy made in Pittsburgh masks online

Need to pick up a new face mask? Want to support a local business? Here is a list of all of the local businesses that are making and selling face masks.

by Lindsay Patross
July 14, 2020

You could say that the face mask is the fashion accessory of the summer and it looks like we’ll be wearing them for a while.

After reading our earlier story about volunteers making face masks we’ve had several folks ask where they can buy a mask from local businesses. Here is a list of local businesses that are making masks right here in Western Pennsylvania. All of these masks are available for purchase online.

From plain to fancy to see-through to made by Mike Tomlin’s wife, you should have no problem finding a locally-made mask that suits you.


Knotzland upcycles materials into bow ties in Wilkinsburg. Knotzland founder, Nisha Blackwell, has been featured in a national ad for YouTube and Knotzland was recently highlighted by T-Pain during Small Business Live, a virtual concert to raise money for small businesses.

SHOP: From $17 via Knotzland’s website

Day Owl

Day Owl Facemasks
Face masks made by Day Owl

Day Owl crafts awesome backpacks from a material that is made from recycled plastic. The company is located in Homewood and has recently added masks to their lineup.

SHOP: From $24 via the Day Owl website


Sasha face mask

We’ve been big fans of Sara McClelland’s necklaces since we spotted her work at Handmade Arcade. She is now selling face masks on her website in fabrics that are as fashionable as her accessories.

SHOP: From $15 via the Sasha website

Abram’s Nation

Clear panel face mask from Abram’s Nation

Abram’s Nation is a Pittsburgh manufacturer that makes products for special needs families including adaptive clothing. They now offer a mask with a clear face panel.

SHOP: $12 and $18 for the clear panel mask via the Abram’s Nation website

Lynn Badamo Designs aka Lynniebbags 

Face masks made by Lynn Badamo

Lynn Badamo has been making and selling wristlets, coin purses and clutches online. She has added face masks to her Etsy shop.

SHOP: $11.99 via Lynniebbags Etsy shop

Design by Natalia

Made in Pittsburgh face masks
Designs By Natalia face masks

Natalia Pascal specializes in making upcycled clothing. From dresses to sweaters, each one of her designs is unique. She now offers a variety of handmade masks in her Etsy shop.

SHOP: From $16.00 via Designs by Natalia Etsy shop

Topaz Thimble

Face mask and case from Topaz Thimble

Kati Grimes is a seamstress who has been making and selling masks.

SHOP: From $5 via The Topaz Thimble website

Kiya Tomlin

Kiya Tomlin face mask pittsburgh
Face mask made by Kiya Tomlin

Yes, you can buy a black and gold face mask from Kiya Tomlin, who is the wife of Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.

SHOP: $15 from

East Eight Co.

East Eight Co face masks

Diana Misetic is the designer behind the Little Black Dress shop on Ivy Street in Shadyside. East Eight Co. is her new business that produces masks in McKees Rocks.

SHOP: $15 from

Whimsy & Thread

Parent/child face mask set from Whimsy & Thread

Based in Allison Park, Whimsy & Thread is an online business that makes baby gifts and now masks for kids and adults.

SHOP: From $12.50 via Whimsy & Thread’s Etsy shop


SilkDenim makes face masks from recycled denim

This mother-daughter business has been upcycling denim in the Southside into clothing and housewares. [Check out our profile on SilkDenim.] The SilkDenim face masks have recycled denim on the outside and new fabric on the inside. 

SHOP: From $36 via SilkDenim’s Etsy shop 

You can browse some of our favorite Pittsburgh made masks on Etsy here.

This list was compiled with information from the I Made It! Market website. Check out the I Made It! Market list of local artists who have online shops for more ways to support local businesses. 

Know of another Pittsburgh business making masks? Send an email to [email protected] to let us know. 

Learn more about personal protective equipment in PGH

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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