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Home > Tutorials > Fosshape Tutorial > How to build a Skullcap

 
Creating a fosshape skullcap or base/form
 
You can use any cap pattern you may already have or simply create one.
 
 
Skullcap Pattern cut from Fosshape and stitched together.
 
 
Skullcap fit over wooden head block and pinned in place for steaming. It is always best to cover the head block or form with plastic and tape.
 
 
Apply steam directly to the surface of the , but keep the steamer moving so as to not leave marks. Hit the seams first and work your way down the skullcap.
 
 
The Fosshape skullcap stiffened with steam.
 
 
Another view:
 
 
The stiffened Fosshape wig base ready to be fit.
 
 
Fit the cap to your specified design requirements. Trim edges , establish hairline, apply wires if needed and finish.
 
 
 
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