I’m one of those lucky moms who gets to live with superheroes roaming my halls. I never have to feel nervous with Captain America or Superman around. If you are also a lucky mom of superheroes, this No-Sew Superhero Cape made out of a t-shirt is super simple to make.
No-Sew Superhero Cape
Don’t throw out your old t-shirts! Save them and turn them into a superhero cape. And the best thing about this cape? No sewing is involved! Now that is something I can handle.
I’ve always shied away from making certain things for my boys because, even though I have a sewing machine, my sewing skills leave a lot to be desired!
This is a superhero cape that anyone can make. In fact, let your kids design their own cape and help them turn into the superhero they’ve always wanted to be. They will love cutting out their own design and decorating it, but an adult needs to run the hot glue gun!
No-Sew Superhero Cape Out of a T-shirt
Some of these superhero cape supplies are probably sitting in closets around your house. You can purchase a colored t-shirt or just use an old t-shirt your son has grown out of.
Get everything you need to make your cape here:
How to Make a No-Sew Superhero Cape:
STEP 1: Lay the tee shirt face down on a flat surface. Then, cut the shirt from the armpit to the neck, discarding the sleeves. Repeat for the other arm.
STEP 2: Next, use scissors to trim around the collar on the front. Discard the front of the tee shirt.
STEP 3: Lay the cape face down on a flat surface. Use felt to cut out a crest and your child’s initial. This is where it gets fun for your kids to design and decorate their own superhero cape. If they are too young to do that, just add their initial and some fun felt stars or other designs.
STEP 4: Place foam stars onto the cape as desired.
STEP 5: You will then hot glue all items in place and let the glue cool and harden before letting your child use the cape.
To wear, slip the cape over your child’s head and watch them have superhero fun!
If you are worried about the cape being over their neck, cut the the collar in the front and add some velcro to each side. The velcro will easily come apart if the cape were to get caught.
And it is that simple! You will never need to be worried about villians invading your home while you have a supehero on the lookout.
And if making a cape isn’t for you, check out these super fun superhero capes and costumes:
And if your superhero love crafts, check out this list of superhero crafts here:
Also, your superhero will get hungry while fighting bad guys and saving the city all day. Keep him full with one of these Superhero Food Ideas:
We’ve put on several fun parties for my boys over the years and these superhero capes are perfect to make for a Superhero Party! Check out all of the details of our superhero party here:
And you can’t have a superhero party without superhero toys for the birthday boy. Check out this list of all of our favorite superhero toys. Between my four boys, I think we have every superhero toy imaginable and they still get played with on a regular basis!
I hope you have a great time making your No-Sew Superhero Capes! Let me know how it goes! I’d love to share a picture of your cape with our Instagram followers! Send me a pic!