DIY, Travel

Tassel Sun Hat DIY

I love sun hats for gardening, the beach, even driving. The problem is the cute ones are so expensive and don’t always match what I already own.

So here’s a fun DIY to customize your own sun hat from the dollar store, enjoy!


  • Scissors- already owned
  • Sun hat- Dollar Tree $1
  • Favorite color of yarn- $2
  • Big eyed needle- already owned
  • About 1 hour of time

So for $3 bucks I’m all in on this project and I may make one for each bathing suit I own at that cost.

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To accent the plain black bow I decided to blanket stitch the rim of the hat. It’s easy to do consistently because the hat already has holes to follow as the natural texture.

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You could stop there but I’m a sucker for tassels so I braided some more yarn and at the end I let the strings fly making three mini tassels to trail behind the bow. Tada! You now have a custom beach hat for your next adventure.

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Custom hat to match bathing suit and some fine reading

I’ll see you on the beach this summer with a book and new hat!

Happy Questing!

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