Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Being Super

Influenced partly by her enjoyment of the show “Super Why” and partly by her super hero-obsessed guy friends, I tried to make the Peanut a cape.  (My plan is to make several, but I needed to make a prototype first.)  Upon allowing me to try the cape on her, Peanut announced that she needed an eye mask.  Back to the sewing room I went, but with a couple of minutes, some scissors, a piece of felt, and some elastic we were back in business.


I didn’t find a tutorial I really liked, so I just made it up.  I used a stretchy velvet so I didn’t even need to hem it.  There’s a casing at the top that I ran twill tape through and used velcro for the closure.  Thrilling!


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