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How to Make a Cape

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How to Make a Cape
How to Make a Cape
Fairies, hobbits, super hero's, villains, queens, princesses and the like all need a cape to complete the outfit. Lucky for you that a cape is easy to make.

What You'll Need:

  • 1-2 yards of fabric (depending on how long you'd like it), any color of your choice. Bolts of fabric have different widths, though, so the wider your bolt of fabric, the more flow the cape will have. I advise visiting Fabric.com, where they have a lot of choices and shipping is free on orders over $35.
  • Scissors [recommended scissors]
  • A sewing machine or sewing kit.
  • Measuring tape
  • Chalk

Once you have all your materials, we can get started.

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