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Nuns Monastic Habits


"Mother Superior always kept us busy in our tailoring shop Monday thru Friday 8 AM - 11 PM Pacific time; closed weekends and holidays. 

But we answer your phone calls 7 days a week, happy to discuss with you your garment / habit vision concept."




1NH Sisters of Charity in Nevers, France 


3NH Nuns veil w/ 3" wide semi-stiff buckruum lining in veil front edge





4NH same as 3NH


5NH Veil frame, semi-stiff, hidden under veil.
White band at left not included with this item Optional white trim can go at front edge of outer veil; See photos in 7-NH below


6NH Veil frame, semi-stiff, hidden under veil
Same as #5 White band at right is not included with this item.
Optional white trim can go at front edge of outer veil; see photos in 7NH below...


7NH Photos 

        A- left,                    B- center,                  C- right


  • A- Left: Plain veil, no white trim, pointed business collar

  • B- Center: Half inch white front trim, pointed business collar

  • C- Right: 1" inch white front trim, pointed business collar


8NH Sisters of the Visitation (cloistered)


9NH Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul


10NH Loose coif, folded over forehead, starched, pure white or off white; The cross is not included

 

11NH same as 3 NH & 4NH above


12NH Same as 10NH




13NH Same as 10 NH



14NH Dominican Sisters of Adrian, Michigan



15NH Sister of St. Bridgett, founded by 

St. Bridgett in Ireland in 7th Century



16NH Same as 10 NH, 

black veil added over white coif on certain occasions such as Mass & Choir



17NH Poor Clare nuns, cloistered, bare foot


18NH Sisters of St. Casimir 



19NH Same as 3NH, 4NH & 11NH above



20NH St. Theresa of Lisieux, France
1873-1897
 Discelsed Carmelite Nuns



21NH Russian Orthodox nun in black, full length inner rasa and apostolnik coif / veil


22NH Sisters of Providence, Pre-Vatican II





We can also make custom tailored nun's and monk's habits for your child, choir and orchestra groups; including young adult sizes and special events, Christmas, Easter, etc. 
Call us for price quotes and more. We give volume discounts to fit your church or school budget.




31NH Sisters of the Good Shepherd in traditional habits



32NH Sisters of the Good Shepherd in traditional habits



  25NH 
Rule of St. Benedict read in the Chapter House
 Cistercian Nuns of the Common Observance




 26NH 
Benedictine nuns chanting the Office in choir
Their white wimples are too bundle up but are based on the earlier Medieval pleated coifs (scan pending) prevalent in Western Europe since the Early Middle Ages





27NH
 Cistercian nuns of the Common Observance
In modified, modern, Post Vatican II veils; The white monastic cuculla is traditional w/20" wide cuffs   



  28NH
Nun in modern, modified veil with rounded hem   



 29NH
Novice nun in tunic/dress w/8 box pleats down front, 10" cuffs folded outward-up the the arm, veil w/ 3" x 28" semi-stiff buckruum lining hidden in front edge of veil 
We do not make leather belts or rosaries
We make matching cloth belt/cincturs 3" wide 




30NH
Novice nun in white postulant's dress in the sacrasty about to have hair cut off & received and clothed in Solemn profession ceremony for final vows in front of the High Altar   




 31NH
Novice nun in tunic/dress w/8 box pleats down front, 10" cuffs folded outward-up the the arm, veil w/ 3" x 28" semi-stiff buckram lining hidden in front edge of veil.
 We do not make leather belts or rosaries
    
32NH 
Professed nun in pleated tunic/dress, pure white wimple, coif, top veil as in 31NH above.
We do not make leather belts or rosaries
Call us and we can refer you to a good rosary maker
 


33NH
Nun in modified short tunic w/rolled, form fitted collar, scapular, modified, short veil 
same as 27NH above