Easy ways to make scrubs your own
If your workplace insists on solid colored scrubs, there’s still a way to make your uniform collection more stylish and fun.
With just a few simple appliqués (for just a few dollars!) on your scrubs and accessories, you’ll be wearing scrubs that are uniquely yours.
From sports team logos to cartoon characters, there’s a wide array of iron-on patches for every personality. There’s no need to know how to sew. Just follow the directions on the package and iron them onto your uniform in minutes.
Tip: Use them on solid-color uniforms so the patches will stand out.
If you’re a fan of animals, this patch available at appliquebuffet.com will be right up your alley. I couldn’t resist this bunny patch. It’s playful, yet it has beautiful colorful stitching. This would be great on the upper front of your scrub top.
Try a whimsical flower to soften your look. This cute little flower girl would brighten anyone’s day. Available at appliquebuffet.com.
“I Love Fashion” patches
Here are two patches from appliquebuffet.com that show off your love for purses and shoes. Who wouldn’t want to see these on your scrub top? Try a pale blue patch on a dark blue scrub top. The light color will stand out on the dark fabric.
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Katie Sparks has been a renowned television show costume designer for more than 20 years. She received a nomination from the Costume Designers Guild for excellent costume design for Arrested Development. When she's not dressing movie stars, she loves to write, and says, "Writing for Scrubs gives me the opportunity to write and give fashion tips! A perfect combo."
By Katie Sparks