Super Hero Costume

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by Amy Hartman A.C. Moore Manahawkin, NJ

Super Hero Costume

Create a family of super heroes by having everyone come up with their own logo and favorite colors…you'll be the costume party winners!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Shirt: Cut desired design out (you can recreate your favorite super hero or make one all your own!) from felt for front emblem and for cape design.
  • 2
    Measure around shirt for utility belt and glue ribbon down with Hot Glue approximately 6-7 inches from bottom of shirt. Add felt rectangles for belt accessories (use your imagination!). Add additional designs or details with fabric marker.
  • 3
    Glue on super hero emblem with hot glue in center of shirt, approximately 3-4 inches from neck ribbing.
  • 4
    Cape: Cut cape shirt from top fold of sleeve across the top seam of shirt body to the neck ribbing.
  • 5
    Cut around the ribbing on FRONT of shirt to the other side seam, cutting out again across other sleeve.
  • 6
    Turn shirt over. Cut out on angle from shirt neck out, cutting out the sleeve and some of the shirt and then straight down. Repeat on other side. The cape can be worn by just placing over their head, nothing to tie on!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Gildan®100% Cotton T-shirts (2)
  • (larger size for cape
  • 1 for top) (color of your choice)
  • Felt Sheets (1-2 sheets
  • depending on design)
  • Grosgrain Ribbon 1-1/2 inch width (color of your choice)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Jumbo Wood Craft Sticks 20 pcs. 104149722
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pcs. 104737928
  • Scissors
  • Marvy® Uchida DecoFabric Chisel Tip Marker Black 104548082