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How to Shape an Open Crown Hat

Posted by JON KOVACH

How to Shape an Open Crown Hat

Read the article or watch the video below   In the olden days, 50-60 years ago, most hats came what we call open crown. You would buy it at the store, and clerk at the store would shape it for you; or you would bring it home, and you would shape it yourself. You're going to need some steam, which you can easily use a hat steamer, a clothing steamer with an attachment, or you can use a teapot to carry the steam or a large pot of water. Apply the steam to the outside of the hat. Find the front...