Sewn Hats

Sewn Hats

by Carla Hegeman Crim

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35 hat patterns for every age, gender, and fashion sense

Sewn Hats is a collaboration of hat designs from 29 of the industry's most-loved fabric designers, pattern designers, and bloggers. The collection features a variety of hat patterns for all genders, sizes, ages, and fashion sense. Seamstresses will find options in a vast array of styles that use a wide variety of fabric types, from felt to silk, corduroy to cotton, and everything in between.

Beautiful photography, inspiring writing, precise instructions, adaptable patterns, and a vast array of styles and sizes all combine to equal a collection of sewn hat patterns like no other.

  • Hat patterns for all genders, sizes, ages, and styles
  • Hats for any occasion, from work to play, casual to formal
  • Diagrams, precise assembly instructions, and schematic illustrations to ease completion of each project
  • Ideas and inspiration for all ages and skill levels, and instructions on how to adapt each hat pattern by varying fabrics and embellishments
  • Full patterns conveniently located online, so you can print them when you need them and you never have to worry about losing them

Expertly edited by top designer Carla Hegeman Crim, the designer and blogger behind The Scientific Seamstress, Sewn Hats is sure to offer inspiration for all home seamstresses. Contributors include:

  • Patty Young (MODKID Designs)
  • Kaari Meng (French General)
  • Joanna Figueroa (Fig Tree & Co.)
  • Kathy Mack (Pink Chalk Studio)
  • Dolin O’Shea (Lulu Bliss)
  • Lisa Carroccio (Domestic Diva’s Disasters)
  • Alexia Marcelle Abegg (Green Bee Patterns)
  • Heather Niziolek (Goosie Girl)
  • Melissa Stramel (Lilac Lane)
  • Jaime Morrison Curtis and Jacinda Boneau (Prudent Baby)
  • Karen LePage (One Girl Circus)
  • Jennifer Hagedorn (Tie Dye Diva Designs)
  • Shelly Figueroa (Figgy’s Patterns)
  • Bonnie Shaffer (Hats with a Past)
  • Jessica Christian (Craftiness is Not Optional)
  • Bari J. Ackerman (Bari J.)
  • Mary Abreu (Confessions of a Craft Addict)
  • Jennifer Paganelli (Sis Boom)
  • Irene Rodegerdts (Mushroom Villagers)
  • Anneliese S. (Aesthetic Nest)
  • Linda and Scott Hansen (Miss Mabel Studio and Blue Nickel Studios)
  • Betz White (
  • Kim Christopherson (
  • Melissa Averinos (
  • Val Pillow & Anne Maxfield (Pillow & Maxfield)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118131954
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/04/2012
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,160,975
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

CARLA HEGEMAN CRIMM is an expert seamstress and patternmaker. In addition to her own popular line of downloadable patterns, she collaborates with fabric designer Jennifer Paganelli on a series of Sis Boom clothing patterns for children and adults.

Table of Contents

Introduction 2


Tools and Techniques 4

Fabrics and Interfacings 9

Sizing 11

Guide to Illustrations and Patterns 13


Sunny Days Hat 21

By Patty Young (MODKID Designs)

French General Sunhat 27

By Kaari Meng (French General)

Basic Bucket Hat 35

By Carla Crim (Scientific Seamstress)

Summer Blossom Sunhat 41

By Joanna Figueroa (Fig Tree & Co.)

Oasis Flap Cap 47

By Carla Crim (Scientific Seamstress)

Patchwork Visor 51

By Kathy Mack (Pink Chalk Studio)


Fleece Beanie 59

By Jennifer Hagedorn (Tie Dye Diva Designs)

Extreme Altitude Cap 63

By Carla Crim (Scientifi c Seamstress)

Turn It Up Hat 70

By Shelly Figueroa (Figgy’s Patterns)

Stocking Cap 73

By Jennifer Hagedorn (Tie Dye Diva Designs)

Quick Snuggle Hooded Scarf 77

By Carla Crim (Scientific Seamstress)

Oooh-La-La Beret 81

By Carla Crim (Scientific Seamstress)


1920s Hat 87

By Bonnie Shaffer (Hats With a Past)

Sugar and Spice Bonnet 93

By Jessica Christian (Craftiness Is Not Optional)

Collage Cloche 97

By Bari J. Ackerman (Bari J.)

Liesl Cloche 101

By Mary Abreu (Confessions of a Craft Addict)

Heloise Floral Hat 107

By Jennifer Paganelli (Sis Boom)


Fantastic Fedora 117

By Carla Crim (Scientific Seamstress)

Jackie Pillbox Hat 125

By Dolin O’Shea (Lulu Bliss)

Downtown Hat 129

By Lisa Carroccio (Domestic Diva’s Disasters™)

Raindrop Hat 135

By Alexia Marcelle Abegg (Green Bee Patterns)

Delmar Driving Cap 141

By Carla Crim (Scientific Seamstress)

Mini Top Hat 147

By Heather Niziolek (Goosie Girl) and Carla Crim

(Scientific Seamtress)


Sweetie Pie Chef’s Hat 155

By Melissa Stramel (Lilac Lane)

Hitch and Pitch Cap 159

By Carla Crim (Scientific Seamstress)

Do-Rag 167

By Jaime Morrison Curtis and Jacinda Boneau

(Prudent Baby)

Extra-Extra Newskid Cap 173

By Karen LePage (One Girl Circus)

Eddie Cap 179

By Irene Rodegerdts (Mushroom Villagers)

Little Engineer Cap 185

By Anneliese S. (Aesthetic Nest)


Andrea/Andrew Hat 193

By Linda and Scott Hansen (Miss Mabel Studio and Blue Nickel Studios)

Coonskin Hat 197

By Betz White (

Crazy Patch Bucket Hat 201

By Kim Christopherson (

Unicorn Hat (with Narwhal Option) 207

By Melissa Averinos

Party Hat 215

By Jaime Morrison Curtis and Jacinda Boneau

(Prudent Baby)

Gypsy Bandana 221

By Val Pillow & Anne Maxfield (Pillow & Maxfield)

Appendix: Embellishment Instructions 224

Contributing Designers 234

Index 244

About the Author 246

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