Sew Your Own Greek Fisherman's Cap - Lining Instructions

Caley Vitella
by Caley Vitella
7 Materials
4 Hours

Fall is officially here, and what better way to embrace the crisp air and changing leaves than with a stylish Greek fisherman's cap? These classic hats have been a staple of fall fashion for decades, and now, you can sew your very own!

In this blog post, we'll focus on one crucial aspect of making your cap: attaching the lining.

For more detailed instructions, don't forget to check out the attached YouTube tutorial. Let's dive in!

The lining of your Greek fisherman's cap not only adds a layer of comfort but also enhances the overall structure and look. Here's how to attach it with enthusiasm:

Materials Needed:

  • Your cap's outer fabric (you'll learn to make this in the video tutorial)
  • A lining fabric (choose something soft and breathable)
  • Sewing machine or needle and thread
  • Pins
  • Scissors

Step 1: Prepare Your Lining

Flip your lining inside out and lay it on top of your cap's outer layer - right sides facing and aligning the raw edges. Make sure to enclose the brim between the two fabric layers. Pin in place.

Step 2: Pin and Sew

Using your sewing machine or a trusty needle and thread, stitch along the edge, leaving an opening for turning. It's important that this opening be wide enough for the brim of your cap to fit through.

Step 3: Turn and Finish

Carefully turn your cap inside out through the opening you left. Gently push out the curves, and then stitch the opening closed. Voilà! Your lining is beautifully attached.

Now, with your lining securely in place, your Greek fisherman's cap is well on its way to becoming a fabulous fall fashion statement. Don't forget to watch the attached YouTube tutorial for a more in-depth guide to making your cap from start to finish. Fall is calling, and your DIY cap is ready to answer in style!

Don't forget to check out this tutorial for the detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to draft and sew this adorable autumnal cap from beginning to end. Until next time, happy making!

Suggested materials:
  • Outer Fabric   (JoAnn Fabrics)
  • Lining Fabric   (Scraps / Fabric Store)
  • Sewing Machine
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