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Reversible Fleece Hat {Kids Clothes Week Day 6}

Reversible Fleece Hat

Reversible Fleece Hat

Reversible Fleece Hat: Kids Clothes Week Day 6

When I asked my teenage son what he wanted for Kids Clothes Week, he was certain he didn’t want me to sew him anything.  But later he found a hat that needed repaired, and said if I really wanted to I could make him another one like it.  So today I have a reversible fleece hat tutorial for you.  Because you are going to want to make one of these!  I made this for my 14 year old son who refused to model it for me and is too big for me to make him.  (Seriously~ he’s several inches taller than me and I’m six feet tall!)

Reversible Fleece Hat Tutorial:

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Start with a hat that fits well on the recipient.  Start with fleece, flannel or some equally soft material.  I used fleece and a fleece baby romper.

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Cut out 4 hat pieces, two that are shorter and two that are longer.  Use the existing hat for the width measurement plus a 1/4 inch.

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Sew each of the matching pieces together, right sides together.

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Sew a partial seam across the top on each piece.  Pinch a small seam using your fingers.  This shapes the hat to fit the head better.  (I actually only did this on my fleece material because the Bears graphic was in the way on the other piece.)

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Tuck the longer hat piece inside the smaller hat piece and line up the edges.

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Sew together the two hat pieces, leaving a small 2 inch slot for turning.

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Turn the hat.

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Hand stitch together the opening.

reversible fleece hat tutorial

Stitch together a short amount (1 inch or less) at the top to hold 2 hat pieces together.

reversible fleece hat tutorial There you have it!  Now you have 1 hat, 2 looks.

Reversible Fleece Hat

Go Bears and no bears!  Sorry.  But you will seriously need one a reversible fleece hat when cold weather hits.  Thanks to Thomas for his modeling skillz.  The hat is sized for a bigger head, and super duper warm!

See the other Kids Clothes Week Days here:

Kimono for KCW Day 1:

Mask for KCW Day 2:

Knit Skirt for KCW Day 3:

Scallopini Skirt for KCW Day 4:

Baby Shirt for KCW Day 5:

2 thoughts on “Reversible Fleece Hat {Kids Clothes Week Day 6}

  1. I love this hat! You even made the process sound pretty easy to a non-seamstress like me! The Bears logo definitely looks better on a tall boy’s hat than a baby romper! Way to go!! Maybe one day that bigger-than-you 14 year old will warm up to the idea of modeling!

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