How to stretch the hat - 4 effective ways

Content

  • 1 Why the village cap: 5 Reasons
  • 2 How to stretch woolen hat?
    • 2.1 The method №1. softening of the fibers
    • 2.2 Method №2. The heating
  • 3 How to stretch the leather or fur hat?
    • 3.1 Method №3. softening steam
    • 3.2 Method №4. Leather services
  • 4 Summary
Stretch headdress possible if you know some tricksStretch headdress possible if you know some tricks

Headdress sat down after washing - what to do? How to stretch a hat? Immediately comes the idea to use an old grandfather's method - pull the headgear on the bank. How to do it correctly and what other methods are there? On this and tell.

Why the village cap: 5 Reasons

Reduce the size of a fur hat - the task is simple, and we do it often unintentionally. If a hat is not the right size, so could affect its shrinkage is one of these factors:

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Reason 1. Washing in hot water

High temperatures affect the structure of the fabric fibers, substantially narrowing it.

For example, the wash coat at a temperature not higher than 30 ° C.

table_pic_att15015505560 Reason 2. machine wash

Tying for many caps is less than, for example, for sweaters. For this reason, even erasing mode for a wool, can spoil the product.

I recommend to wash caps exclusively with their own hands.

table_pic_att15015505591 Reason 3. Using conventional washing powder

Conventional powders contain active substances adversely affecting the structure of delicate fabrics.

Recommended for cleaning agent in liquid form, designed for delicate fabrics.

Reason 4. Drying on the battery

Again, we are talking about high temperatures, distorting the structure of the fibers.

Dry the product in vivo.

table_pic_att15015505602 Reason 5. improper storage

Seasonal temperature changes harmful material headgear.

Keep the cap in a ventilated room, in which there are no extremes of temperature.

How to stretch woolen hat?

I know of two ways to stretch woolen cap. However, for those who fear the harm the product or simply do not want to get dirty, I recommend, refer to the dry cleaners.

Giving the thing dry-cleaned, it can easily stretch

The method №1. softening of the fibers

To stretch the cap, in the workshops using special solutions, softening fabric fibers, making them more elastic. A similar effect can be achieved by using hydrogen peroxide or vinegar:

Picture instruction
table_pic_att15015505623 Step 1

A pair tablespoons vinegar mix with 10 liters of warm water (volume pelvis).

Instead of vinegar, hydrogen peroxide may be used

table_pic_att15015505644 step 2

Soak the cap in a solution, cooled to a temperature no higher than 30 degrees, for 5-10 minutes.

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Good press thing and pull it into a 3-quart jar or a mannequin.

Method №2. The heating

Oddly enough, however, to stretch the hat can be the same as it reduces and - temperature.

  1. Lay the cap on the ironing board and cover with moist gauze. For reliability fold gauze in a 2 layer.
  2. Install on iron ironing wool mode.
  3. Gently pull the cap in the direction you want, giving it the desired shape.
Effect of gauze and iron can also be obtained via steamerEffect of gauze and iron can also be obtained via steamer

How to stretch the leather or fur hat?

How to stretch the hat at home in case of shrinkage? Enlarge headdress made of these materials is difficult. Moreover, some hats are sewn so qualitatively, that it is impossible to change their size. Nevertheless, I will discuss two ways to add a couple of sizes of products.

Before stretching pay attention to recommendations from the manufacturer on the label

Method №3. softening steam

Loosen the skin taut fibers can use the pin steam:

Picture instruction
table_pic_att15015505707 Step 1

Heat water in pan 100 degrees and hold the cap over the steam until it is not yet warmed up.

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Crude cap pull on the bank or any other solid object, the appropriate size and shape.

Leave it in this position for a few hours.

Method №4. Leather services

In the specialized salons sewing hats available elektrobolvany and special solutions for stretch marks.

Elektrobolvanka should look something like the pictureElektrobolvanka should look something like the picture

Be careful of stretching caps offer services and speculators who wear headgear on a homemade tree stump, and it can spoil the product. Giving thing to a procedure, ask to show the unit.

In the workshop you will definitely help increase the cap in size regardless of the material and its production form. The price for this service is usually low - for example, the nearest to my home studio, she makes only 300 rubles.

Summary

I imagined all the known and effective ways to stretch headgear. If you have details on how to stretch the fur hat, write a question in the comments. But before that, I suggest to watch the video in this article.

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