How to Make a Curved Bill Hat a Flat Bill Hat

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How to Make a Curved Bill Hat a Flat Bill Hat
You can flatten the bill of a cap for a new look. (Zedcor Wholly Owned/ Images)

The laws of what's stylish and what isn't can vary between individuals or parts of the country. Just as having a curved baseball hat bill is considered chic for some, others find it a big fashion faux pas. Or you might just tire of wearing a hat with a curved bill and want to convert it for a new look. Regardless of trends, you can convert a curved bill to flat in just a few minutes.

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Things you need

  • Spray bottle
  • Iron
  • Ironing board

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  1. 1

    Set an iron to steam and fill a spray bottle with water.

  2. 2

    Spray the entire bill of the hat generously with water.

  3. 3

    Press the iron against the bill and move it slowly around the surface area, including the corners.

  4. 4

    Place the hat in a cool place away from direct sunlight to dry. Once the hat is dry it is ready for wearing.

Tips and warnings

  • Put a paper towel over the damp brim with a heavy book on top so the bill dries perfectly flat.
  • You can also put the hat in the freezer to expedite the process and help the bill keep its new shape.

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