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Bootiful Bat

No one will fear this nocturnal nymph that has a wingspan larger than any bat around.

What You Need:

  • 60-x-60-inch piece of black fabric
  • White sewing pencil
  • Scissors
  • Fusible facing
  • Elastic
  • Sequin trim in silver and red
  • Thread
  • Black buttons
  • Purchased black sweatshirt, black leggings or sweatpants, bat ears, white gloves, plastic fangs
  1. Fold the fabric in half to form a triangle. Using the photograph for inspiration, draw lines for the wings.
  2. Cut out the wings through both layers using the diagram for inspiration. (Downloading diagram requires free Adobe Acrobat.) Cut out a center circle for the neck. Adjust size of cape at the arms and head opening according to the child.
  3. Fuse facing inside the neck opening. Make small slits in neck facing about 1 1/2 inches apart. Thread elastic through the slits; adjust to fit.
  4. For trim, stitch a single row of silver sequin trim along each line in the wing front and back. Stitch red sequin trim around the bottom edge.
  5. Fit cape wings on the child. Sew two sets of black buttons at the underarm through both layers to secure the cape on the arms.

Bat Wing Pattern

Download Adobe Acrobat

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