Friday, April 20, 2012

Captain America Costume!

My nephew Barrett asked for a Captain America costume, and I was thrilled to make it!  I made it a simple t-shirt project.  Using XL t-shirts for scraps, I got one blue t-shirt in his size and added the white star and the red and white stripes to make it look just like Captain America.  Then I used this tutorial to add muscles to the shirt!  I haven't taken pics of him in it yet, but he was thrilled and his older brother was jealous, so there may be more in my future!
I just use the biggest star I can get from the basic Photoshop shapes on a normal piece of paper for an applique pattern

four inch stripes because that fit neatly around the shirt.  He was a youth small.

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