DIY: Button Snapback Hat

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I have had this DIY on my to do list ever since the last season of American Idol.  Yes, I still watch the show.  During the Hollywood try-outs Niki Minaj sported a hat that was embellished with buttons and spikes!  I’m usually not a huge fan of hats but I wanted/needed this HAT!!  I searched high and low to find out first where to buy it and second how much it costs. I found it on the a site called prettylittlething.com. This hat goes for $40 bucks! Not a bad price tag but I prefer my $6 dollar DIY instead!  Check out the tutorial below!

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Things you need:

  • Hat (I got a cheep one at Walmart for whopping 3 bucks!)
  • Buttons I go a big bag here
  • Needle
  • Thread in the same color as your hat

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1. Thread your need and knot at the end.

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2. Pull your need up through the inside of the hat.

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3. Thread your button.

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4. Push your needle back down then up again.

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5. Keep sewing more buttons on. I found it easy to start at the bottom work my way up then across.

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6. Half way done. You will have to thread your needle couple times during this process.  Just knot your thread in the inside of your hat and re-thread your needle and keep sewing on buttons.

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You can add as many as I did or not as much.  I really didn’t have a design planned out I just added what I thought looked good as I went along.

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Finished! Now I can cross this DIY off my to do list. Have a great weekend everyone and see ya next week!

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