Friday, November 9, 2012

Super Girl Cape



Miss Macyn is very attached to her super girl shirt and she likes to run around with a dish towel tied around her neck to improvise a cape.  That was all I needed to hear to get motivated to make her a real super girl cape! 
(She does not look too happy to be posing for a picture this day !)

I used WORD to create a circle and a large M.  Then I went online to Google Images and typed in "super hero lightening bolt" and found one I could print.
 
I had everything else in my craft room.  I made the back of the cape purple and the underside pink.......
I traced the circle onto a light weight adhesive bond paper then ironed that onto a scrap of pink material, then cut out the circle and heat bonded it to the purple part of the cape with my iron....
I used a tight zig zag stitch around the circle.  Next came the lightening bolt, I applied it the same way using some yellow fabric.....
Now it was time for the "M".......

After everything was stitched securely I pinned the two sides of the cape right sides together and stitched about 1/4" all the way around leaving a small opening to turn it right side....
I then pressed it again using lots of steam and hand stitched the opening closed.  I used Velcro so Macyn can learn to put it on and take it off by herself.
After the cape gets delivered I will come back and add a picture of Macyn sporting her new fashion accessory.

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3 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, this is exactly what I will be doing for Christmas gifts. I have six grandson's that I will be making capes for. Thanks for the inspiration to get them done. Visiting from Sew Many Ways Find a Friend.

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  2. Stopping by from the Sew Darn Crafty Link Party. What a great idea for fun imagination play! I'm sure she's is going to love it.

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  3. Hi, new follower from the Sew Darn linky party. We love superheroes here at our house as well! It's so fun to make little dreams come true like this :)
    Hope you have time to come check out my blog as well and follow back!
    Have a great Sunday
    Michelle@
    http://sunshineandasummerbreeze.blogspot.com

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