Can I make my own graduation gown?
Classic graduation gowns can easily be made at home with simple sewing skills. Even if you don’t have a lot of experience with sewing, you can make your own graduation gown. Unlike many sewing projects, with this one, you don’t have to worry about a perfect fit, because the gown is supposed to fit loosely.
What material is used to make graduation gowns?
Polyester and Acetate Both fabrics are ideally suited for single use graduation caps and gowns.
How much should a cap and gown cost?
Graduation Cap and Gown Packages Price per package (each)
2 to 9 $23.50
10 to 24 $20.50
25 to 49 $18.50
50 to 99 $17.50
What size should my cap and gown be?
Height Range Gown Size Fullfit (Plus Size) Weight Over
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5’0″ – 5’2″ size 45 180 lbs
5’3″ – 5’5″ size 48 180 lbs
5’6″ – 5’8″ size 51 270 lbs
5’9″ – 5’11” size 54 270 lbs
How do I know my graduation cap size?
To arrive at you correct head size, measure the circumference of your head in centimetres. This should be measured at the point which the hat sits on your head. Between 1-2 cm above your ears. e.g. if your head circumference is equal to 56cms then the Graduation Hat size is 56.
What if your cap and gown is too big?
Use straight pins to temporarily adjust the gown for a better fit and use marking chalk or markers to show on the fabric where you will be hemming or adjusting the fit. For example, if the gown is too long, pin up the hem accordingly.