Step 2: Step 2: Sewing

Main body fabric = MainF
Top fabric = TopF
**Sew all edges with 1/4 inch seam**

A. Take MainF and fold it hot dog style with the wrong sides touching. Using the iron, flatten the fold along the bottom. Flipping the fabric inside out, sew along the two ends of the fabric, leaving the top open. After sewing the ends closed, flip the fabric right side out again. Iron the ends flat.

B. Take the closed end of MainF and create an 1 1/2 inch flap. Iron the fold. 

C. Create an overlap with the two ends of about 2 1/2 inches. Sew both ends down. 

D. With the fold facing the outside, fold MainF in half with the thick end on the left. Fold TopF in half with the flat portion facing towards you. Line up the two fabrics right sides together. Pin together along the edge of the entire hat, leaving the flat portion of TopF unpinned.

E. This is the trickiest part. When you get to the flat portion of the fabric, pin the middle of TopF to the middle of thick portion of MainF. Flag the extra fabric and sew this extra portion down. If confused, please refer to the pictures. I tried to provide as much help as possible. 

F. Sew MainF and TopF together leaving an 1/4 seam along the edge. 
<p>I love this and would love a male version of this hat. Is the male version much different? If I sign up for pro will I be able to download actual pattern pieces or will I have to create my own either way? Thanks again!</p>
<p>great idea!!! will whip mine up too, I do areola tattoos after mastectomy, and I hate the paper bouffant caps! thanks for the pattern!!</p>
<p>I am so excited I found your surgical scrub hat! And was <br>wanting to make one for my brother in law.. I saw at the end of the post <br> you said that you were working on a male size/version... was wondering <br>if you had ever finished it...or if you could guide me as to what I <br>would have to change to make this one work for a man</p>
<p>I, too, am interested in a male-sized version of the pattern to personally sport around the hospital where I work. The circumference I would need is exactly 22 inches. (Had I any experience sewing, I'm sure the necessary adjustments would be super obvious; however, I haven't sewn since my 8th grade home ec class.) I'm also interested in making them with bamboo fabric, for its thermal-regulating properties, as the disposable caps are less than useless in this regard. Any updates would be appreciated! Thanks.</p>
Is there a printable version of the text?
<p>I believe you can just download the PDF in the top corner under the instructable title and print it out that way. </p>
<p>thank you so much for your instructions :) I smashed out 6 of these today . It's fantastic because it means I don't have to buy them before I start my new thetre job. And I will be making a few for my sister in law for when she starts work :) </p><p>Thanks again </p>
<p>They look awesome! </p><p>No problem, happy the instructable was easy to follow. </p>
<p>this was my first</p>
<p>its totoro!!</p>
Love your scrub. I was looking for a child's pattern for my Grandson who loves to play Dr. Do you have a small scale size. Thank you.
OK, so this is old news for everyone but me. Thank you for the fantastic pattern and my bestie (OR nurse in Portland, Orrygun) is completely PSYCHED. Now I'm the hero, thanks to you. Which makes you awesome-er.
Nice tutorial. Could you possibly post a pic of you (or another person) wearing the hat so I can get an idea of how it looks on a real person? Totoro is really cute but it is hard to tell about how it will fit on a human head. THANKS!
Sure! Does this help?
Nice work. I'll have to pass this along to my wife. She is an L &amp; D nurse and likes to wear fun hats in the OR.
Awesome hat and great instructions! Also, I love that you showed off your hat by putting it on your Totoro! You should really put a picture of Totoro wearing it in the intro step - It's awesome!
thanks for the suggestion!

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