Monday, March 8, 2010

Reversible Superhero Cape

I bought the fabric for this months ago. Originally it was going to be a Birthday gift for Alexis, then a Christmas gift, then a Valentine's Day gift- you get the idea ;) I finally started making it last week. The "original" fabric was this polyester satin stuff from the clearance section of JoAnn's for the "Super Alexis" side, along with a fake-y purple velvet for the "Queen's" side.

Satin is evil. Evil. Evil. Evil. Everything was a huge disaster! I kept trying to "fix" my mistakes and the cape was uneven and getting smaller and smaller because I kept trying to cut out my mistakes! Finally, I gave up and bought simple cotton. I am soooo happy with the results! It was so easy to make and only took one evening! These pictures don't do it justice (in my oh so humble opinion) and I probably should have ironed it before snapping these shots, but I am pretty sure Super Girl isn't afraid of wrinkles.