Little Red Riding Hood
With its basket for goodies, this little costume will win oodles of smiles.
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- For skirt, measure waist. Make a circle pattern the same circumference as the waist measurement. Cut out circle from center of tablecloth. Trim tablecloth if necessary to shorten.
- Use fusible hem tape to press under 1 inch of raw edge at waist, clipping as necessary. Make small slits in waistline hem about 1 1/2 inches apart. Thread elastic through slits; adjust to fit waist. Sew lace around bottom hem.
- For cape, measure from back of neck downward to determine length. Fold fabric in half so center back of cape is on fold. Draw a curve to make a quarter circle. Cut out a rounded neckline. Use diagram to draw hood portion of cape. Cut out. (Downloading diagram requires Adobe Acrobat.)
- Stitch lace at edge of hood. With yarn, make a gathering stitch at bottom of hood where indicated on diagram; secure at sides. Work gathering stitch along hood edge. Add ribbon ties.