This Santa Hat how to is a snap to make! You can make a cute Santa Hat to bring holiday cheer to all who wear it… or at least a cute picture!
For the hat you will need:
A printed out version of this pattern.
1/3 yard ( a tad more for the largest size) fleece or felt
1/4 yard furry fleece or contrasting material for the brim and ball
small of batting or fabric scraps
Jingle bell (optional)
Sewing Essentials (scissors, pins, etc.)
Here’s the Santa Hat How To video tutorial, written tutorial below:
Santa Hat How To Tutorial
1 – Cut out the pattern
There are multiple are multiple sizes to this pattern. Please note if using felt – the fabric has no give so consider making a larger size if using felt. Fleece there is a little give to the fabric.
Print up the pattern (you can get assembly instructions here . Cut out 2 of the main hat (large triangle). For the brim place on end on fold and cut to proper length – you should have one long strip.
Cut two of the topper out of the same material as the brim.
2 – Begin to sew
Also for some extra Christmas cheer place a jingle bell inside the ball (optional).
3- Sew the hat
Pin the long side of the hat, and pin the topper at the top – pushing the main part of the topper out of the way. You just want to sew the triangle tab into the hat – the part you used to turn the topper right side out.
Stuff the topper into the hat – taking care that it won’t catch into the side seam you are about to sew. Pin the other long side of the triangle.
Turn hat right side out and admire your work thus far.
4 – Sew and Add the Brim
Turn under one side (the long side) of the brim and sew – a .25 seam allowance to make a nice finished edge.
Take right sides of brim together and using a .5 seam allowance sew the two short ends together – making a “loop”