A great hat may speak for itself ~ but it still needs you to take care of it!
Finding the perfect hat can feel a little like that birthday when you get exactly what you wished for ~ you want to dance about and show it off to everyone!
And right you should, go ahead and show it off! Sport that hat, tip it to strangers, wear it with pride! Your American Hat Makers hat will bring you years and years of joy and happiness – not to mention protection from the sun, rain and wind – especially if you take good care of it.
Here are a few videos to help you do just that – our team has compiled a series of videos to help you clean, pack, shape and even add a chin strap to your hat.
How to Clean a Suede & Finished Leather Hat:
Here Kameron shares how to do general cleaning of suede and finished leather hats as well as how to get rid of unwanted scuffs and scratches. He also demonstrates the gentle touch required when cleaning our airbrushed and laser etched hats.
How to Pack A Hat:
Watch Kameron demonstrate our hat packing tips! Learn about the hat saving taco move.
How to Maintain Your Hat’s Shape:
Learn our best tips for helping your hat maintain its ideal shape.
How to Shape a Hat:
American Hat Makers founder Gary Watrous demonstrates the best way to shape your leather hats using a simple coffee can. He also shows his favorite techniques for utilizing our wire shaping systems.
Here is another exclusive video of American Hat Makers founder, Gary Watrous showing you how to attach a chin strap to your mesh hat using a pencil!
How to Add a Chinstrap to a Hat:
Not one to be left out, we have Gary’s son, Garth, demonstrating how just how indestructible our hats really are! You have to see this to believe it!
Our Hats Are Crushable:
If you have any questions please call us – we love to help!
Written by Jessica Johnson exclusively for American Hat Makers.