Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] nurse cap
- 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
> unnaturally on one's head. I made one for myself using a light weight
> 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.
> band on my cap is 5/8" black velvet held in place by KY Jelly and
> 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
> 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
> I've uploaded photos to the photo page in the "Red Cross Caps" album
> judycat@... <judycat%40earthlink.net>
> Colonial Spinning Bee 5/18/08
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