By: Jake Martin - Published:   Updated: May 16 2011 • References: hathead & makingcreativematter is the only place where you can design, vote for, and buy custom (from the ground up) hats online.

For designers, this is another place to test your skills and win some cash. With the large number of headwear lovers out there - this is poised to become a huge hit. Check it out!

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