AdviceClothing
To Top

Changing the Color of a Baseball Cap

I bought a ball cap for my husband. He has been wanting one with the Chevrolet logo on it. I found one, but it is orange, red and white. I would really like to change the orange color to blue to match my drag racing truck. Is there a way to dye the fabric or paint only certain parts of an item?

Ad

I have never dyed or used fabric paint before. What is the easiest product to use for this type of project? I cannot submerge the cap as it has little LED lights on the peak, which is wired through the hat to a battery pack. I was going to just take a blue Sharpie to it, but wasn't sure how permanent it would be. I can see it now, it rains and the marker runs all down my husband's face, although that would actually be funny to see. I look forward to your answer. Thank you very much.

By Marie from Ontario, Canada

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

December 18, 20090 found this helpful

Before doing anything on this cap you want to keep, go to a thrift store and get a couple of caps that are pretty cheap and experiment! Try dying one, then try doing one with permanent market and getting it wet, etc. Better safe than sorry!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

December 19, 20090 found this helpful

You can buy bottles of fabric paint in craft and hobby stores. WalMart even has it. Some of it specifically says that it drys soft. As far as dyeing the cap, I think it might be rather hard to get the to turn out a true blue. I would think it would turn out closer to purple, as red and blue make purple.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Consumer Advice Clothing AdviceDecember 15, 2009
Guides
New York Yankees cap on white background.
Displaying a Baseball Hat Collection
A stack of baseball caps.
Cleaning Baseball Caps
baby sleeping
Cradle Cap Remedies
A young boy in a baseball uniform.
Cleaning a Baseball Uniform
More
🎂
Birthday Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/09/18 15:19:38 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!