Bucket Hat and boy disney garb

I’m sure everyone has seen that amazing bucket hat from Sew Much Ado  - looking at the tutorial it look relatively simple, so I thought I’d whip one up.  I thought it’d be cute for Disneyworld.  It is cute.  But for some reason I didn’t recall that my toddler doesn’t wear hats.  At all.  Ugh.  The picture above is where he stuck it on to show someone – he looks very proud of it – but then he whipped it off before I could get a non-blurry picture, let alone show off the other side.  I’m still bringing it on our trip – you never know….

Here it is from the right angle:

Cute, right?  The green fabric (decal and lining) is just a sheet from a garage sale, and  I don’t even know what project I used the brown on but it was in my stash, so this project was a freebie.  And it went together really easily.  I did have a slight issue with the decal:

See that weird-looking bear thing on the right – that’s my version of a Mickey head.  I thought I could just wing-it, with a couple of circle items for templates.  But obviously I couldn’t.  So I googled Mickey Head, printed off an image, and traced it.  Then I just stitched it on to where I wanted it.  I also added the year with my embroidery machine. Voila, one cheap – err, free – Disney souvenior.

Here’s a better model, although I think he has a small head:

My son is almost 2 and the hat is size 2t-3t and it was a little big.  I was say it’s a solid 3t.  But it’s all about the noggin size of the kid – pictured above is a 5-year-old, and it seems to fit him fine.  Once again, just follow the tutorial at Sew Much Ado.

I also made the boys some shirts – very plain – I didn’t think my almost-8-year-old would appreciate anything all busied up with Disney.  So I just ironed Heat-N-Bond (fusible webbing stuff) to a square of fabric, used the same template as the hat, and cut out a decal, then peeled the back off and ironed it on to a shirt on the pocket.  I did not stitch these.  So, Disney T-shirt, check.  I think they were about $3-$4 each.  In park, what, $20 a shirt?

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  1. says

    so, I’m really late to comment… lol
    but I made my son a hat from that template last year when he was 5 months old. yeah, five MONTHS… He outgrew it by 9 months!!!

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