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Foundation Maker

Lay out and sew together materials to make foundations for wigs.

What does a Foundation Maker do?

Lays out and sews together materials, such as ribbon, net, and gauze, to make foundations for wigs and transformations: Draws and cuts pattern of hairpiece according to customer’s head measurements. Shapes and pins pattern to head model. Draws lines on pattern to indicate position of foundation. Stretches and pins wet gauze over foundation area. Cuts ribbon and pins it to model to form skeleton structure of foundation. Fits and sews elastic and springs to foundation to ensure snug fit. Fits and sews net and lace to gauze and springs to form front and back portions of foundations.