Live Online Workshop - Make a Bucket Hat
This is a Live Online Workshop - learn to sew at home with us! To find out more about how our Live Online Workshops work click HERE
In this class you’ll make your own unique, reversible bucket sun hat using cotton fabric and a pattern created by Waves and Wild (available in sizes newborn - XL adult). After the workshop you will be able to make lots more for family and friends!
This is a great first project for new dressmakers.
BOOK NOW for workshops including materials! If you choose this option, we’ll send you the fabric and materials you need in the post. You get to choose from the following fabrics for your hat and we will choose a plain coordinating fabric for the lining:
Please let us know what fabric you would like us to send you in the comments section in the checkout.
In this class you’ll learn:
- How to use a template/pattern
- How to cut fabric
- How to use fusible interfacing
- How to achieve the correct seam allowance
- How to sew a straight panel to a circle
- How to trim and make notches in curved seams to reduce bulk
- The lining technique known as “bagging out”
We’ll send you:
A link to the instructions and a pattern as PDF files (you will need to print and assemble your pattern before the workshop starts)
0.5m of cotton fabric (you choose from the links above and tell us which fabric to send you)
0.5m plain cotton fabric for the lining (we’ll pick a plain colour fabric to co-ordinate with your outer fabric)
0.5m medium weight interfacing
A marking pen or dressmaker’s chalk
Some sharp fabric scissors
A sewing machine with straight stitches and a universal needle
An iron and an ironing board
Some pins and basic sewing kit
2 - 3 days before the workshop we’ll send you an email including:
- A link to download the pattern from our friends at Waves and Wild patterns (with their permission)
- Details of how to prepare for the class
- A sewing kit list
A Zoom set-up guide
We will send you the Zoom link on the day of the workshop
Bookings that include a materials kit close at midnight 7 days before the workshop so we have time to post out your materials pack. Book by the previous Sunday for classes on Saturday and book by the previous Thursday for classes on Thursday. You can book a BYO materials place up to the date of the workshop.
Children age 12+ are welcome to attend this workshop with a supervising adult
Please note: Because we are sending your materials before the class no refunds are available for this booking.