How do you keep hats in shape?
Molding the Bill of a Baseball Cap. Soak the crown of the hat in hot water so it softens. Fill a tub or sink with hot water and hold the crown of the hat in the water for a minute or less. Wear the hat until it dries, letting it mold to the shape of your head.
How do you reshape a baseball cap after washing it?
Put your pot or tea kettle on the stove and heat up some water. Once steam is being produced, in the path of that steam, place your misshapen hat. The steam should permeate the outside and inside. Soon your hat will be soft and warm, and you can start reshaping it.
How do you reshape a straw hat?
Using a clothing steamer or the steam setting on your standard clothing iron, dampen the straw and then smooth the material by hand. If you want to uncurl the brim of a misshapen straw hat, lay something heavy along the brim to help re-flatten the edges after steaming.
How do you wash baseball caps?
Fill a clean sink or bucket with cool or warm water and add a couple drops of laundry detergent or about a tablespoon of OxiClean™ stain remover powder. Soak the hat in the water for about 15 minutes. Rinse the hat thoroughly with cool or warm water and gently pat dry with a towel.
Do fitted hats loosen up?
If you have a hat that’s just a tad bit too tight, you may wonder how to stretch a fitted hat. Hat stretching can work wonders providing the fabric content has resiliency and give. A cotton or a natural fiber hat is the easiest to stretch.
How do you break in a stiff hat?
Just bend the bill around a softball or soup can and secure it in place with a rubber band. Leave overnight. This method lends the bill a subtle curve. Curve the bill, fold it back into the hat, and leave overnight.
How do you break in a new hat?
The Best Way to Break Your Cap In
- In hot water, soak the crown of your cap. Keep in mind that this only works on cotton or wool hats.
- As long as your cap doesn’t have a cardboard bill, you can also wear it in the shower to give it a decent soak. Don’t take it off of your head until it’s dry.