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Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] nurse cap

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  • Nadine Taylor
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    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 4, 2008
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      Thank you!

      On Feb 3, 2008 7:13 PM, Judith Cataldo <judycat@...> wrote:

      > Back when I graduated caps had a plastic-ie coating on them making them
      > sit
      > unnaturally on one's head. I made one for myself using a light weight
      > linen
      > with a woven interfacing which would have been a light weight buckram. It
      > was sewn together right sides facing and turned right side out then
      > topstitched 1/8" from the edge. Starched and ironed it sat comfortably on
      > my head but was not so stiff it got pushed off by curtains or hanging IVs.
      > Not all schools use the black ribbon, some colleges used school colors.
      > The
      > band on my cap is 5/8" black velvet held in place by KY Jelly and
      > decorative
      > pins at the edge. Some nursed used adhesive tape turned on itself to be
      > double sided but nothing holds like surgical jelly! My cap has been in a
      > box
      > in the closet for almost 25 years and the ribbon is still stuck. The
      > pattern for the Lasell Junior College School of Nursing cap is pretty
      > easy,
      > I've uploaded photos to the photo page in the "Red Cross Caps" album
      > Judy
      > judycat@... <judycat%40earthlink.net>
      > Colonial Spinning Bee 5/18/08
      > http://home.earthlink.net/~judycat/id2.html<http://home.earthlink.net/%7Ejudycat/id2.html>

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