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How to Make a Cape

Want to know how to make a cape? If you're looking to complete a DIY costume or just want to play dress up, these DIY cape ideas will help! From halloween, to full-blown FALL fashion! It's hard to resist a good cape.

How to Make a Cape | DIY Cape Ideas

My son recently has a fascination with capes. Whether it be a superhero cape or a hooded cloak, he absolutely loves them. So like the good mom I always try to be, I made a roundup of DIY cape ideas to make. Grab your sewing machine and let's get creative!


1. DIY Raven Teen Titans Cosplay

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Planning to attend a cosplay? Why not be Raven from Teen Titans? See how you can make it here.


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2. DIY Marc Jacobs Bow Cape

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Now this may be something you wouldn't wear in a cosplay or costume party, but I sure would want to make one. Check it out here.


3. Red Riding Hood Cape

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Go down a trip to Grandma's house wearing this DIY cape. Get the tutorial here.


4. DIY Cozy, Stylish Winter Cape

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Like the bow cape, this is something for the stylish moms and teens out there. Don't let winter come and go without this. Get the steps here.


5. No-Sew Spiderweb Cape

If you're prepping for Halloween then this is a quick no-sew fix you can make. Get the instructions here.


6. No-Sew Halloween Cloak

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Quick and super easy. You'll just need three things and you're good to go. Get the tutorial here.


7. Princess Anna Cape

Here's a great DIY cape you can make for your little girl. I'm sure she'll love it. Get the steps here.


8. DIY Superhero Costume

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Repurpose an old t-shirt into a superhero cape. Get the tutorial here.


9. Reversible Hooded Capes

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Who doesn't want a cape you can reverse? See how you can make one here.


10. Fast Long Cape

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Have an hour? Here's your next sewing project. Get the instructions here.


Want to see how to make a cape? Watch this DIY video tutorial from Ann Le:


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