My 2 1/2 year old Grandson Mikey is wild about Superman! So I decided he needed a cape. I got online and found a great superhero cape pattern at thelongthread.com. It is a fun and easy project!
I wanted to make the traditional Superman shield on the cape, so I googled superman and looked at the images. I printed out the image that I wanted and then recreated it as best I could freehand on freezer paper.
That was when I figured out that I should probably be using fusible web, like Pellon’s Wonder Under instead of freezer paper for the red fabric so I could adhere it to the yellow fabric. Live and learn! 🙂 So, before I cut out the parts of the red where I wanted the yellow to show through, I added Wonder Under on the back. Then cut out the S and fused it to the yellow shield.
Using black thread and a tight zigzag, I appliqued the red S to the yellow shield: