How to make a knight's cape for free
How to make a knight's cape for free
DIY KNIGHT CAPE
Children love to dress up and it is often with the most eccentric materials that they create the costumes that amuse them the most! So we watched them for a long time and tried to think of their way of creating a DIY cape. knight quite simple! This idea was inspired by the great blog By Little Ones, a gold mine of creative ideas.

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  • 1ND STEP.

    1ND STEP.

    1ND STEP.

    Prepare the necessary materials and print the printable knight's cape containing the coat of arms.

  • 2ND STEP.

    2ND STEP.

    2ND STEP.

    Give the printable with the knight's coat of arms to the children so that they can color it as they want and write their initials inside.

  • 3ND STEP.

    3ND STEP.

    3ND STEP.

    Cut out the knight coat of arms printable.

  • 4ND STEP.

    4ND STEP.

    4ND STEP.

    Take a sheet of tissue paper and glue the coat of arms in the center. Then take the sheet of card stock and cut out a strip of 29.7 x 7cm. 

  • 5ND STEP.

    5ND STEP.

    5ND STEP.

    Crease one side of the silk sheet and staple it to the end of the strip of paper. Do the same on the other side.

  • 6ND STEP.

    6ND STEP.

    6ND STEP.

    Pleat the entire silk sheet and staple the top to the strip of card stock to give it a cape shape.

  • 7ND STEP.

    7ND STEP.

    7ND STEP.

    Cut 1m of wool and place it along the cardboard strip, leaving 30cm overhang on each side.

  • 8ND STEP.

    8ND STEP.

    8ND STEP.

    Staple the wire to the cardboard strip.

  • 9ND STEP.

    9ND STEP.

    9ND STEP.

    Turn the cape over and put glue on the entire surface of the cardboard strip. Glue the aluminum foil to it lengthwise.

  • 10ND STEP.

    10ND STEP.

    10ND STEP.

    Turn the cape over and fold down the aluminum foil, gluing it to the other side of the cardboard strip.

  • 11ND STEP.

    11ND STEP.

    11ND STEP.

    Bend the edges of the aluminum that protrude giving them a triangular shape to make a real flying cape effect!

  • 12ND STEP.

    12ND STEP.

    12ND STEP.

    Make sure you haven't forgotten anything. There you go, the cape is finished!

Your cape will appeal to all little boys who can dress up as a knight with a personalized shield or as a prince by adding a crown to the cape!


Practical tip: do not hesitate to choose different colors to make knights' capes. Not all knights have a gray cape and some little knights may want a more colorful cape!

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