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make a hat for a baby in about an hour! In this tutorial, I will guide you through the pattern making and sewing, so even if you have never sewn before, This would be a great project to start with.

Posted by Gila C. from Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia • Published
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  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 1
    Step 1

    Heres the fabric you will need..
    25 cm lining
    30 cm fabric
    10 cm iron on interfacing
    20 cm length of elastic

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 2
    Step 2

    Measure a triangle 1/6 the circumference of the baby's head 1 1cm ease, by 8 22 .
    add 1 cm Seam allowance on edges, and a curved allowance of 1.5 at the bottom edge

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 3
    Step 3

    make a brim for front and back. these are half the circumference of the head each. I have drawn mine on the fold, so what you can see is half the final brim.
    cut 6 x triangle in fabric
    cut 6 x triangle in lining

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 4
    Step 4

    cut 2 x each brim in fabric, and 1 x each brim in interfacing, which is trimmed back.
    iron on interfacing.
    Sew and notch brim on the curved edge

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 5
    Step 5

    sew triangles together, and trim back at the top

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 6
    Step 6

    sew across top of peak

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 7
    Step 7

    trim back

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 8
    Step 8

    Do the same with ling, but leave a gap to turn hat through later
    press seams open.

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 9
    Step 9

    Attach brim to fabric, centre front point of hat to CF point of brim, and Centre back point of hat to CB of brim

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 10
    Step 10

    ...

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 11
    Step 11

    sew around, seams facing with 5mm seam

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 12
    Step 12

    Ta Da

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 13
    Step 13

    attach lining to hat by matching seams and sewing again around the edge, this time at a 1.5 seam allowance

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 14
    Step 14

    Sew a channel slightly wider than the width of your elastic, and tread the elastic through by using a saftey pin

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 15
    Step 15

    Try on baby. make sure it is firm, but not too tight. sew elastic down by sewing through all layers along the seam line.

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 16
    Step 16

    Inside..sew up the gap, and your good to go..

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 17
    Step 17

    CUTE!

    you can also sew the peak down with a big button if you prefer..

  • How to make a baby hat. Make A Little Pixie Hat For A Baby - Step 18
    Step 18

    and then it looks like this..

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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
cute, i think when i make him bigger i can weare him too;-D thanks for sharing , and the great tute.;-D
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