Introduction: Pant Leg Hats

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Not wanting to throw out almost six feet of pant legs from my son's hemmed pants I came up with "Pant Leg Hats."

Step 1: Material

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What's leftover from his pants are two pieces of 10 inch long by 9.5 inch wide pieces of material.  These hats are a bit big for him so they should fit an adult with no problems.

Step 2: Fold & Cut

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Fold the material in half.  Cut the two corners off.  I use my serger so I can round the edges when I sew but if you are going to use a sewing machine you would want to cut rounder edges before sewing.

Step 3: Sew

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Turn inside out and sew the two points rounding the edges.

Step 4: Open

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Open the hat up and sew the other two points from one edge to the other.  I pinned the middle together at the seam.

Step 5: Round the Edges

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If you don't round the edges you'll end up with four very pointy points sticking up.  I use my serger to sew and cut but a sewing machine would work fine if you cut the edges rounded before sewing.

Step 6: Brim

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For a snugger fit you can flip the brim and sew around but this is optional.

Step 7: Finished

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My son wearing his Pant Leg Hat, it's still summer here hence the shades and no shirt. :)  This one doesn't have the brim sewed.

Comments

sunshiine (author)2011-09-03

Very clever! You are ready for winter now!

kansasa (author)sunshiine2011-09-05

We sure are Sunshiine! lol

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