Make Kids Halloween Costume Cape

Use for a Devil Costume – Witch Costume – Wizard Costume – Princess Costume

You will need:

A square of any fabric about 115 cm x 115cm (45″ x 45″)

130 cm (51″) of 10mm (3/8″) wide any satin ribbon..

Finish all four sides (unless one or two sides are selvage edges – you can
leave them as they are) of the fabric by narrow hemming them so that no raw
edges are showing.

To make the casing, measure and mark a line, on the wrong side of the fabric, 38cm
(15″) down from one side.(it’s best to do this down from an edge with a
selvage edge.)

Fold fabric, right sides together, along this line and press. Now stitch a line
2cm (3/4″) from the pressed edge to form the casing.

To make the hood, bring the right sides of the two corners above the casing together
and stitch a narrow seam.

Use a safety pin to weave about 130cm (51″) of ribbon through the casing.

**tip**:thread
a bead onto each ribbon end and knot it in place to prevent the ribbon from
pulling through the casing when the cape is being taken off.
Pull the ribbon to gather the neck area and tie it around your child’s neck.
**tip** place a
toggle on the ribbon so you can pull up the cape to a comfortable position and
this way it won’t come undone and fall off.
Place the hood over her head and
roll it back until it fits comfortably.

**note**

-I have made this for Amanda for Halloween. I have also made this for Sarah
as witch. I just used black fabric instead of the red. You could also
use white and make her a princess or a bride.

-this is a very easy pattern to use and they turn out just fabulous,really nice
and roomy.

-to make a wizard just use the same pattern but use black fabric.

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