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DIY Scripted Straw Hats

Accessories, DIY  /   /  By Aimee Santos

Our DIY blogger is Aimee Santos of Swellmayde, one of the best maker blogs we know.

If you take a peek into my closet, you will immediately see my collection of oversized straw hats.  They are my favorite accessory for the summer and instantly make almost any outfit beach ready. I have been seeing quirky, vacation themed script straw hats all over Instagram lately and thought the detail was such a fun way to update one of my hats. You can easily do this at home in just a few steps.

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1. Write your favorite vacation themed word or phrase in cursive across the brim of the hat using a colored pencil.

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2. Thread the needle with the yard.  Then, hand sew along the cursive word/phrase (making each stitch about ½” long).

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3. Continue hand sewing along the whole word or phrase.

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4. Hand sew along the word/phrase again in between the original stitches covering your colored-pencil script.

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One Comment
  1. Buzzufy August 5, 2015 at 4:59 AM

    This is really nice style, congrats on the nice looking hats!

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