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Custom Bucket Hat

from $79.00

Was $99.00
-20%
  • Alternate Text Lightweight denim, canvas, or waterproof oil cloth fabric
  • Alternate Text Fully reversible. Design 2 hats in 1
  • Alternate Text 6 different panels to customize
  • Alternate Text Four different sizes, including kid's XS
  • Alternate Text Wholesale discounts, no minimum order
  • Alternate Text Sustainably printed
  • Alternate Text Quick worldwide delivery
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Product Description

close up custom bucket hat

It's fun to design your own hat. This reversible custom bucket hat allows you to create two different designs. Made in a classic style with a choice between a soft and floppy brim or a narrower style, it allows for complete inside and outside customization. Made with firm durable lightweight denim, canvas, or oilcloth, you have a classic look bucket hat for men or women that’s ready for all seasons, and folds up to stow while you’re on the go. Design your own bucket hats for men or women in your style or brand. Wholesale discounts are available with no minimum order.

Size Chart

Measure Yourself To Find The Right Size

To find your perfect hat size for your custom bucket hat, use a soft tape measure or a piece of string (which can be measured afterwards). Place the measuring tape or string just above your ear, and across your forehead, wrapping round to the back of your head. Don't pull too tightly - leave the tape a little loose. If you find your size in the middle of our sizing brackets, go a size up.

Bucket Hat Fitting Details

This Hat is designed to be a snug fit, especially in the Oil Cloth which has less give than the Canvas. If your head measurement falls inbetween two size brackets, we recommend choosing the larger size.

Our Model Jack wears a Size Small/Medium with a Wide Brim. 

Jack

  • Chest:

    97cm (38")

  • Waist:

    74cm (29")

  • Hips:

    74cm (29")

  • Height:

    186cm (6' 1")

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Measure above your ear, and across your forehead, wrapping round to the back of your head leaving measuring tape slightly loose. You can then use the conversion size chart below to find the best fit based on your measurements.

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Conversion size chart

centimeter / inch
SizeHead
XS / kids 52-54cm 20.5-21.2"
S/M 54-57cm 21.2-22.5"
L/XL 57-60cm 22.5-23.6"
XXL 60-63cm 23.6-24.8"
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Care instructions

Wash at 86°F

  • Wash At 30°C / 86°F
  • Low Heat
  • Tumble
  • No Wring

How it works

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Upload your design

We automatically apply your design to the product you selected

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Make it perfect

Use our smart tools to get it exactly right and select the finishing options

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Preview & checkout

Confirm your designs with our 3D previews and checkout with confidence

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1-2 Days Production

Sit back and relax. Your product is on its way!

How our pricing works

Our pricing is based on the quantity and dimensions of the products you order. The more you order, the better price you’ll get. We also offer lower pricing for larger dimensions, students, and wholesalers.

We offer discounts

We offer discounts on all our products, including bulk, quantity and student discounts. Enjoy great deals whether you're a small business, designer, or student.

Volume discountWholesaleStudents
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Custom Bucket Hat

from $79.00

Was $99.00
-20%
  • Alternate Text Lightweight denim, canvas, or waterproof oil cloth fabric
  • Alternate Text Fully reversible. Design 2 hats in 1
  • Alternate Text 6 different panels to customize
  • Alternate Text Four different sizes, including kid's XS
  • Alternate Text Wholesale discounts, no minimum order
  • Alternate Text Sustainably printed
  • Alternate Text Quick worldwide delivery
Alternate Text Ships In 1 - 2 days . Premium tracked shipping:$12.95 Delivery options

Explore our

imageExclusive

Wholesale and student discount from no minimum to bulk orders

View discounts
build your brand

Explore what Contrado has to offer with our Starter box and build your brand with us

Order a starter box

Help

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Design A Custom Bucket Hat

Whether you want to print photos or a custom pattern you have designed yourself, our printed Bucket Hat will give great results every time. This classic-style hat is perfect for trend-setting fashionistas, or as an all-weather fisherman's hat for men. Personalize 6 panels of the custom hat, and choose from 2 different brim widths: wide or narrow, for your perfect sun coverage. Hard-wearing and practical, you can just roll up and stow this personalized Bucket Hat and carry it with you wherever you go. Design your own bucket hat online in minutes with no minimum order amount.

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Print Guideline

  • DPI-Print Guideline Icon

    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi; this means that no resizing of your file occurs, preventing any interpolation. Our design interface will have a quality marker next to the design that you have uploaded, this will change color using a traffic light system and display a message. The message will let you know if the resolution is too low or if you have a good quality image.

  • DPI-Print Guideline Icon

    How will my image scale?

    When you upload your design our system will automatically scale it to fit your chosen fabric dimensions. In the ‘Product Image’ tab, the displayed dimensions under ‘Print Size’ will show the dimensions of the piece of fabric that you are ordering. For image/design dimensions you need to see the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab. You can see and edit the dimensions of the image under the quality information next to the thumbnail.

  • RGB-CMYK Print Guideline Icon

    Which color model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB color space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best color results. What does this mean? In your editing software, choose RGB as the working space and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)

  • Print-Roll Length Fabric Guide Icon

    Maximum dimensions

    For most of our fabrics there is no limit on the length of the fabric that you can order. We have a preview design window set up to 10 yds max to visualize the print, but that's not a print limit. If you'd like to order more, increase the quantity (x2 for 20 yds or x4 for 40 yds for e.g.) and then you can order as much as you'd like, with a built in automatic volume discount too. The maximum print width of each fabric can be found on the individual fabric pages or in our design interface.

  • Borders-Print Guideline Icon

    Do I need to incorporate white space within my design if I want a border or some cutting space?

    Yes, that might help you! Always incorporate any extra space or borders into your purchased fabric size. We trim squarely around fabric samples and fabric prints, leaving approximately 0.2" white space. Cutting neatly on the line has an additional fee.

  • Crocking

    What is crocking and why might it occur?

    Crocking, which is fading along the creases, often after washing or heavy use, occurs when you digitally print on natural fabrics - more so when dark or dense colors are used. It can be minimized by using a cool hand wash instead of machine washing as the tumbling of the machine is the main cause of this. To avoid entirely, we would advise using a poly fabric.

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    Why do the colors appear lighter on organic fabrics?

    Our organic fabrics do not have any coatings that the non-organic fabrics have. This means the ink absorbs into the fibers, reducing the color strength slightly (by approx. -40%). For super strong colors we recommend a non-organic natural fabric.

  • Transfer-Print Guideline Icon

    Do you print on fabric a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not; we like to test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation transfer paper to order, and if you have access to a heat press you can press your own fabrics easily.

  • Jpeg-Tiff Print Guideline Icon

    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colors and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

  • Shrinkage-Print Guideline Icon

    What is the situation with material shrinkage?

    Just like many fabric printing processes, there is the potential for shrinkage. Depending on the fabric, please expect and allow between 2-8% shrinkage which you need to plan for in your dimensions. This percentage can vary from print run to print run and between fabrics, so we would advise to order a little more material than you require for your project.

  • Print-Both Sides Print Guideline Icon

    Can I print on both sides of the fabric?

    We do not offer printing on both sides of the fabric, as a lot of our fabrics are semi-transparent. As the customer, you can consider the effect of printing on both sides one of our fabrics and contact us, and we will get back to you if it's feasible.

  • Labels-Print Guideline Icon

    Can I order labels in another fabric? Will you cut them like you do with the normal fabric labels?

    At the moment no, our labels are all printed on the same satin fabric. We may introduce more in the future, but for now, this is the best choice. The labels are all cut the same way. You can order the fabric of your choice and make the labels yourself, but we do not cut different fabric into label format.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colors and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.

  • Color Differences

    Why are there slight color differences between my orders?

    We work at improving our color profiles all the time. Though rare, it may happen that from one print run to another, and there could be slight color differences, this is normal and part of the process when we are constantly improving. It is extremely unlikely that there will be a huge difference (like orange instead of red for example). Please bear in mind such color variations can be intensified from fabric to fabric due to the varying grains and textures of the fabric. This is due to the construction of the materials as well as the print methods that have to be altered slightly for more delicate, natural textiles.




Sizing For Hemming And Shrinkage

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We have a full Cut & Sew service here at Contrado, and are able to hem your fabric prints for a small additional charge. We create a small one- or two-fold hem that typically uses 0.2" to 0.75" (5-20mm) of material, depending on the thickness of the fabric. So, for example, if you want a finished piece of fabric that measures 39.37" x 39.37", you will need to order a size of 39.96" x 39.96" to allow for the hem (on top of that please also allow for shrinkage of min 2%). The thicker the fabric, the bigger the hem will be. You can choose to have your prints hemmed with either Black or White thread. On our silk and other light woven fabrics, one hemmed edge will be straight (vertically down the roll) and the other will be slightly rippled. The hemming material allowances are as follows and you need to make your print bigger to accommodate the hem:

  • Light Fabrics (0.59oz-2.95oz): For silks and other light fabrics, we use 0.24" - 0.32" / 6mm-8mm in the hem (2 fold), so overall width/height will be minus 0.48"-0.56""/ 12-16mm
  • Medium Fabrics (2.98oz-5.90oz): For medium-weight fabrics that fray, we use 0.5 - 0.75" / 15-20mm in the hem (2 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 1.4" - 1.6" / 35-40mm
  • Stiff/Heavy/No-fray fabrics: we use 0.5 - 0.75" / 15-20mm in the hem (1 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 1.5" / 35-40mm

All of these measurements are approximate and can vary. Including with shrinkage, it can mean a fairly significant difference to ordered dimensions, so please plan your print accordingly. Depending on how open the weave is, our fabric can shrink anywhere from 2% to 8% with the average being 2.5%.

How Would you Like the Edge?

We have four finishing options for your fabric order: 
  • As it comes. We cut around your image, leaving a simply scissor cut, perhaps uneven white fabric border. 
  • Hem with thread. We can hem your fabric with a choice of black or white thread. Please allow 1-2 days additional production time. See below for information on how hemming affects the size of your print. We offer an overlock hem, as well as a folded hem (one or two fold depending on the fabric) however not all fabrics are suited to both hem types. If you can see both options, it means both are suitable, and you will be able to choose whichever you prefer. 
  • Cut on the line. We will cut neatly on the edge of your design. This means that if you have a border around your design we will cut around that border, if your design takes the whole space of the fabric, then we will neatly cut around the edge of that image. Please be aware, when we cut along the line, we have to cut against the grain of the fabric. This is the standard procedure for fabric cutting. This means that with some fabrics, for example, Georgette and Mulmul, which have a slight wave in them, some fraying will occur. This is unavoidable, as the cut follows the grain of the textile. 

All of our fabrics are cut manually by hand, with the utmost care and attention. If your fabric has a slightly uneven look on the edges or a touch of fraying, this does not indicate a flaw in the textile. It is not always possible to achieve a perfectly straight cut with certain fabrics, so please do bare this in mind when it comes to your design. If you have any queries or would like to know about our cutting methods in more detail, please get in touch and we will be more than happy to discuss them with you.

Please note: As we make everything by hand, all sizes may vary slightly.

For further information about our fabrics see our FAQs.

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What designs look best on this hat?

With this product, it is difficult to print very precise patterns like stripes, as these will appear distorted by the curved shapes of the Bucket Hat. Loud, bold jungle prints, on the other hand, will look great! Go for something bright and energetic or try smooth color gradients, as these look brilliant too.

Is this hat suitable for kids?

Yes! Children will love this personalized hat. We have an XS size hat which makes a perfect sunhat for children around ages 5-9. Children will love being able to design their own bright, colorful Bucket Hats. Why not personalize your kid's sunhat with their name, so they never loose it at school again?

Can I add a brand label to my bucket hat?

In order to make this design fully reversible, we had to remove the option to add your own label. However, there are plenty of other ways to promote your brand with this custom hat. Why not print your logo on the front of the hat to make it extra visible or on the inside for something more subtle?

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