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Cote D'Azur Sunhat

Now that we live in the desert we've had to majorly change our sun protection habits.  In Massachusetts we wore sunscreen in the summer and hats if it was "extra sunny" but here it's sunny 99% of the time and hot!  We're wearing hats, sunglasses and sunscreen basically every day!

I've been relying on a few baseball caps and some old sunhats I had but really needed something with a wider brim to provide more shade.    When I saw a tester call for the Cote D'Azur Sunhat I jumped on it and was lucky enough to be chosen!



This is the first wearable pattern from quilt designer Shannon Mac Designs and it is fabulous!  The pattern was designed to fit head circumferences of 16"- 24" and has 4", 5" and 6" brim options.   It fits most people 12 months and up!



I made my sunhat in size 6 (circumference 21-22") with a 4" brim.  I used quilting cotton that I'd been hoarding on the outside and a more neutral cotton on the inside.


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