How to Decorate Hats

Add on to a sale with a decorated hat.

Whether you decorate T-shirts, team uniforms, or corporate wear, hats make great add-on sales. Plus, heat printing hats is a fast, clean, and easy process.

Products for Hat Decoration

Several of our product lines can be used to make great-looking, inexpensive hats.

CAD-PRINTZ™ Logos – Small logos are inexpensive, perfect for low-quantity personalization orders.

Digital Text Effects – Use fill effects for school, personal, and city names. Can be ordered for areas as small as 1" x 4.75".

SimStitch® Letters & Numbers - The 2" letter height is perfect for short words or acronyms, such as USA, RHS, or UCLA. Select from 18 colors of Perma-Twill™.

Pre-Spaced Text – Gives the appearance of being sewn with a simulated stitch. Choose 2" letters or numbers.

Team Perfect™ – Combine school names or player numbers with sport-specific images. Order cap designs up to 3.5" in length and up to 2.5" in height.

ZIPP Weed™ Text – Available in six Thermo-FILM® and Thermo-GRIP®, 5/8" and 1".

Pre-Cut Letters and Numbers - There are several font styles and sizes that are available for Pre-Cut Letters and Numbers, including: Pro Block (1" and 2"), Varsity (2"), Tiffany (2"), Cooper (3/4" and 1 1/2"), Jiminy Cricket (1 1/8"), Mini Script (1"), Old English (1" and 2"), Pocket (5/8"), and Standard Script (2").

These fonts and sizes are available in a wide range of materials.


Types of Hats

Hat decorating goes beyond just printing a design on the front of a six-panel cap. The front, back, and brim of almost any hat can be decorated.

• Knit Hat • Ball Cap • Visor • Cowboy Hat • Fedora
• Beret • Bucket Hat • Straw Hat • Beanie • Newsboy
• Kufi • Skull Cap • Military Hat • Safari Hat • Headband Ear Muffs

Most Popular Areas for Hat Decoration

High Profile:
Front – 2.25"H x 5"W
Side – 1"H x 3.25"W
Back – 1"H x 2.75"W
Bill – 2"H x 5.50"W

Low Crown:
Front – 1.75"H x 4"W
Side – 1"H x 2.25"W
Back – 1"H x 2.75"W
Bill – 2"H x 5.50"W

Mid Profile:
Front – 2"H x 5"W
Side – 1"H x 2.50"W
Back – 1"H x 2.75"W
Bill – 2"H x 5.50"W

Front – 1.50"H x 5"W
Side – 1"H x 4"W
Bill – 2"H x 5.50"W

Low Profile:
Front – 1.75"H x 4"W
Side – 1"H x 2.50"W
Back – 1"H x 2.75"W
Bill – 1.75"H x 5.50"W

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