Learning how to make a hat should be your key sewing project this Summer. Protect yourself and your family! This stylish sun hat pattern is amazing value as it comes in baby, kids and adult sizes and 3 brim widths. Best of all, I have a video tutorial to help new sewers understand all the steps to making a hat.
How to Make a Hat - Supplies
- Fabric - Cotton quilting fabric or decorator fabrics such as drill work well. The green hat in the photo above was made in a cotton drill which gave a nice body and stiffness to the hat.
- Interfacing for the brim - heavy fusible interfacing. Heavyweight interfacing is particularly important for the wider brims so they don't flop into your eyes.
Purchase my hat sewing pattern from the Treasurie pattern shop.
This is a downloadable pattern so you don't need to hop in your car and drive to the store. EASY!
If you haven't tried a downloadable sewing pattern before then here are some FAQs to get you started. In a nutshell, you DOWNLOAD- PRINT-CUT-SEW.
For those of you new to PDF patterns you can also read this article on how to print PDF patterns.
How to Make a Hat - VIDEO Tutorial
Click the video below to see how the hat is made.
The hat sewing pattern has written instructions as well but a video is invaluable if you are a visual learner. It is only a few minutes long so grab a coffee and a biscuit.
So that's how easy it is to make a hat! You can decorate your hat pattern with ribbon, bows, brooches or even silk flowers. Turn it into something eye-catching, unique and just you.