How To Design A Custom Hat

We aim to make the entire hat ordering and custom decorating process super simple when you call The Monterey Company and get assigned with a hat specialist. Simply follow the step-by-step process instructions below for filling out a quote request or if you prefer, just give us a call.

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How It Works To Design A Hat With Your Logo

There are ways to incorporate a logo onto a hat, such, as using a custom patch, embroidery, heat transfer, to garment printing and screen printing. Embroidery involves stitching the logo onto the hat while heat transfer entails printing the logo on paper and then applying it to the hat using heat. Direct to garment printing utilizes inkjet printers to print the logo onto the hat and screen printing involves creating a stencil of the logo and applying it to the hat using ink and a screen. 

The suitable method depends on project requirements such as the type of hat, size and intricacy of the logo and desired outcome. Our expertise lies in crafting patches, in styles and skillfully sewing them onto hats. We have all thats needed for any application you have in mind.

Choose Your Hat & Decoration Method

Choosing Your Hat: First, decide on the hat style you wish to order. We offer trucker hats, baseball, Custom Snapbacks, flat bills, boonies, straw, fitted and more. Next, select the hat brand that you would like to decorate with your logo.

Embroidered Headwear: We can add embroidery to the front, sides and the back of your hat. We can embroider your hats using puff stitching, standard embroidery or a patch with embroidery.

Adding a Patch to Your Hat: You have quite a few options on the patch styles we offer. Choose between real real or faux leather, woven, embroidered, printed and rubber patches.

custom leather patch on hat

How Are Caps Made?

An iconic symbol around the world, caps are no small feat to construct! The artistry and precision involved in taking a cap from design concept all the way through completion is an intricate process. Piece by piece, each component must be crafted with great detail for it to ultimately become a one-of-a-kind product that stands out above all else.

For nearly 100 years, New Era has been at the forefront of cap-making innovation. Combining modern production techniques with a traditional focus on craftsmanship and attention to detail, their caps have become renowned for precision and quality since 1920 - setting them apart from competitors in the industry and has been one of our top suppliers for many years.

Designed & Sewn On

sewing patches on hats
Laser leather patch Etching

Get your logo on a hat - the Monterey company is here to help! We specialize in custom-made patches that can be expertly sewn onto any type of headwear. Show off your style with our one-of-a kind patch hats.

Give your hats a custom touch with an optional addition of folded leather logo label on the back! Make them unique and show off your individual style.

leather label
new era logo
pacific headwear
decky logo
richardson hat logo
otto logo
yupoong logo
patch hat on surfboard

How To Design A Custom Hat

Ready to Bring Your Vision to Life? Contact Us Now to Start the Process. We’re Not Satisfied Unless You’re Satisfied So We Offer a Complete Quality Guarantee! 

side imprint

Side Imprint 2" tall x 3"wide

front imprint

Front 2.5" tall x 4"wide

back imprint

Back 1.25" imprint high x 3.5" wide

two location imprint

Two Location Imprint

Adding a Patch To Hat

Ready to Bring Your Vision to Life? Contact Us Now to Start the Process. Because We’re Not Satisfied Unless You’re Satisfied We Offer a 100% Product Guarantee! It is important to note that patches can be sewn directly onto hats, but others may require heat-pressing. The outline or shape of your custom patch will determine how it's attached. Sewing them on offers durability and longevity!

anatomy of a custom hat

Fitted Hats in Xtra Large Sizes!

Need a an extra large hat with your logo? Decky makes fitted hats to fit the largest of head sizes!Looking for a way to show off your company’s logo? Decky offers large, fitted hats in many different colors and styles. Whether you are looking at the perfect ball cap or just want some extra headroom when it comes to headwear these caps come in extra-large sizes. Watch this fun video on a stretch fit cap.

Hat Sizes and Shapes

Each hat supplier will usually have a variety of hat stles they manufacture. Shapes and sizes will vary on the manufacturer you choose. An important thing to consider is how your hat feels on your head and how it is adjusted to stay on your head. Choosing closures like a snapback or hook and loop backings are not the only choices. Stretch fits hats will not have a rear closure but offer a cofort and sizes to fit most heads.

richardson hat size chart
hat shapes

Hat shapes include structured and unstructured shapes as well lower and tradional crown dhapes. We offer five, six and seven panel hats that also are part of the selection process and can feel very different depending on the stle you choose from.

flexfit sizing chart