How does hat sizing tape work?

How does hat sizing tape work?

Our custom made hat reducer tape is the perfect density and width to fit the inner sweat band of your hat. To reduce the size of your hat just a little, cut a 2-3″ strip, peel away the plastic backing and adhere to the inner sweatband in the front or back of your hat.

How do you reshape a foam trucker hat?

Fill your kettle with water and put it on the stove until it’s producing lots of hot steam. Place your misshapen hat in the path of the steam so it permeates the inside and outside. The steam will quickly make your hat warm and soft. This is when you can start reshaping your hat with your hands.

How do you wear a hat that is too big?

Perhaps the easiest way to get your hat down to size is using hat tape, also called hat size reducer. Unlike double-sided tape, which could ruin the sweatband by tearing at the material, hat sizing tape only has adhesive on one side with a foam strip on the other.

How do you make a one size fits all hat smaller?

Hat size reducer tape can often make a cap at least one size smaller. You’ll find varieties in foam or cloth materials with an adhesive backing that makes the tape stick to the inside of your hat. The extra material fills the hat and gives it a snug fit, effectively letting you shrink the crown of a hat.

Do hat sizers work?

Hats size is usually measured in one of three different sizing scales: British hat sizes are an imperial measurement of the diameter of the head in inches (sizes usually range from 6 1/2 to 8) North American hats use imperial measurements but are an eighth of an inch larger than British hats for the same sized hat.

How do you reshape a mesh hat?

The Ultimate Way to Reshape a Cap.

  1. Wait for the kettle to begin steaming.
  2. Place your cherished cap over the steam.
  3. Wait for the cap to become warm and soft. At this point, it is workable, and you can reshape the brim and panels to your liking.
  4. Repeat several times over until you achieve the shape you are after.

How can I make my cap fit better?

How to Make a Fitted Baseball Hat Conform to Your Unique Cranium

  1. Before you get started: remove any stickers.
  2. Just wear it.
  3. Soak the crown of the ball cap in hot water and then wear it until it dries.
  4. Take a hot shower in your ball cap and wear it until it dries.
  5. Your hat can’t be too small for your head.

How can I get my hat to fit my head?


  1. Heat up the tea kettle or pot of water until the water begins to boil.
  2. Hold the hat’s brim to get a good grip.
  3. Remove the hat from the heat for 30 seconds.
  4. Turn on the hairdryer to its highest setting.
  5. Once it’s mildly damp, wear the hat and let it air dry to stretch into the right size for your head.

What is hat sizing tape?

What is Hat Sizing Tape? Hat sizing tape, or often called hat size reducer, is commonly used in our stores to reduce the size of any particular hat about one full size. It comes in the form of a foam strip with an adhesive backing.

Should I put the foam strip under the band of my hat?

As stated in the first step, it is best practice to insert the foam strip underneath the band in order to: A) disguise that it is there at all, and B) to retain the original fabric as the liner between your head and the hat.

Can I use foam filler to reduce the size of a hat?

Fear not, this light one-sided sticky foam filler can be used to reduce the size of a hat by almost a complete size, and more if you double-up. We commonly use this product in our stores when a hat someone would like is just a tad on the large size.

What is Hathat size reducer tape used for?

Hat size reducer tape is a great way to size down your hat! Did you buy something that is just a little bit too big? Fear not, this light one-sided sticky foam filler can be used to reduce the size of a hat by almost a complete size, and more if you double-up.