Make Your Own: Super Simple No Sew Kids Hooded Cloak
Our most popular post ever is this super-easy no-sew hooded cloak. It’s so simpleu2013 just grab some fabric and follow the step-by-step instructions below. We love World Book Day and Halloween, but Lola is picky about what she wears.
What You Need
Fabric glue/hemming web/no-sew tape u2013 whatever works for you. At least the length of your little person plus 05 inches or so. Width according to the roll. You can stitch this bit if you prefer.
Making The Cape
Cut half an inch (or thereabouts) every two inches across the top of the fabric, resulting in a fabric with a number of holes when unfolded. Measure your child from shoulder to wherever you want the cape to end and add 2 inches.
Making The Hood
Cut a rectangle 22″ by 26″ to the size you want it to be; I’ll make the hood slightly smaller next time, but do what works for you; the dimensions I used for my six-year-old.
Joining the hood and cape
Cut a length of fabric (or use ribbon) and weave it between the two middle holes on both your hood and cape. When you run out of hood holes, keep weaving until both sides are finished.
How many yards of fabric do I need for a cloak?
Are cloaks warmer than coats?
A thin layer of fabric cloak provides more warmth than a similar or slightly thicker layer of jacket/robe.
What can I make with 2 yards of fabric?
How much fabric do I need for a hooded cloak?
What fabric should I use for a cloak?
Is it socially acceptable to wear a cloak?
What is a hooded cloak called?
How do you wear a Viking cloak?
Drape the cloak around your neck and over your shoulders, holding onto the top corners and keeping the cloak’s bottom edge parallel to the floor. Bring the cloak behind your body and wrap it around your shoulders and neck.