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Summer Beach Hat

Added Jun 17, 2010

By burdastyle

New York, New Yo...




Step 1 Measure & Create Pattern Pieces


This project is especially fun because you can customize your pattern pieces to fit your own head. For our standard sized hat (24" circumference) we used the following dimensions:

Crown Height: 6"
Panels: 4’’ X 6" Begin by measuring a 4″ × 6″ rectangle plus 5/8" seam allowance. From the bottom of the rectangle, taper the sides of the rectangle in to make a pointed piece as shown above.

Lay pattern piece on fabric. Cut 6 pieces for crown of headgear.

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    Jun 7, 2017, 12.16 PMby Skalunda

    I will use it, but I think the instructions could be better.

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    May 9, 2012, 01.54 AMby Tammy Shotwell

    YAY, I can finally have a hat that fits my big head. I can’t wait to get sewing!

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    Jun 22, 2010, 08.39 PMby anne-thurlow

    What material would you recommend? Anne Thurlow

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    Jun 22, 2010, 01.02 PMby yogosariah

    it looks like lots of fun! i have never maid a hat befor.

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    Jun 22, 2010, 12.05 AMby kelsimad

    i’m so making one of these!!

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    Jun 21, 2010, 05.59 AMby Phyu Myo Hlaing(Jasmine)

    I have never made a hat and now I have learned it.

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