Sunshine Coast Hat – PDF Sewing Pattern

$12 Canadian Dollars

Approx $9 USD/£7 GBP/€8 EUR/$13 AUD

Have fun in the sun with this versatile hat, for the whole family! 

Instant download printable sewing pattern for sizes baby to adult XL (17-26″/40-66cm head circumference). Only 4 pages to print!

    Design Features & Options
    • Two brim widths
    • Lined hat – fully reversible!
    • Outer band option for lined hat
    • Unlined hat with inner band
    • Optional casing for elastic or drawstring
    • Optional chin straps
    Pattern File Features
    • Size layers – choose which sizes to print and save your ink
    • Prints on both letter and A4 sized paper
    • Pages can be assembled either by trimming your pages, or overlapping them (trimless method)
    • All important info provided on pattern pieces for easy reference (seam allowance, grain line, size labels, cutting instructions, pattern name, top and bottom for directional prints, etc.)
    • Optional chin strap rectangular pieces to print (cut dimensions also provided in tutorial)
    • A projector file is provided, for those who are set up with a projector calibrated for use in pattern tracing or cutting.
    Tutorial Features
    • Imperial and metric measurements throughout the tutorial
    • Size chart and finished measurements chart
    • Detailed printing instructions
    • Detailed pattern assembly instructions
    • Size blending instructions, for those whose head circumference and height fall into different sizes
    • Cut chart for rectangular pieces (pattern pieces also provided)
    • Detailed sewing instructions, including both illustrations and photos, and even video clips!
    Recommended Fabric Types (Both Knits and Wovens)

    This hat can be made from both woven and knit fabrics (see suggestions below), with a slightly smaller cap piece for knit fabrics, designed to stretch gently while wearing it.

    • Double gauze
    • Woven cotton
    • Cotton jersey
    • Bamboo jersey
    • Merino jersey
    • Swim fabric
    • Board short fabric
    • Waterproof fabrics such as softshell, for a rain hat
    Fabric Requirements

    Per layer, based on directional fabric:

    • All sizes require a 1/2 yard of 45” wide fabric, when cut traditionally from a bolt
    • Sizes 0-6m to 7-XS adult require a 1/4 yard of 60” wide fabric, when cut traditionally from a bolt
    • Sizes S-XL adult require a 1/3 yard of 60” wide fabric, when cut traditionally from a bolt
    • All sizes can be done with a fat quarter** of 60” wide fabric (30” by 18”)
    • The baby sizes (0-6m and 6-12m) can be done with a fat quarter** of 45” wide fabric (22.5” by 18”)
    • If using non-directional fabric, 12-24m and 2-6 can also be done with a fat quarter** of 45” wide fabric

    **A fat quarter is a quarter yard cut from a 1/2 yard piece, folding it from selvedge to selvedge and cutting vertically instead of horizontally

    1 meter=1.09 yards (most sizes can be cut from a fat quarter meter)


      Can I sell items I make with this pattern? Yes! Purchasers are welcome to sell their finished products.

      Can I share this pattern with a friend? No – purchase is for one copy only, please do not sell, share, or distribute this pattern.

      $12 Canadian Dollars

      Approx $9 USD/£7 GBP/€8 EUR/$13 AUD

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