Cloth Capes!?!
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Cloth Capes!?!

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Hey I see so Many Cloth capes and I've tried to do it as well.
They look great in pictures put are just alright
Does anyone know if there is a Tutorials on how to make one.
Or can someone make one!?!
Please and thank you!

Posted by JonnyVu
on Sunday, November 13, 2011
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Cosmic Fantasy Customs -
Thursday, November 17, 2011
I would say him and fitzjedi would be the experts.
Shinigami -
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Isn't Darklord1967 the master of the cloth cape? I think he posted a great step by step WIP on Fwoosh, but I can't find it.
JonnyVu -
Monday, November 14, 2011
Thanks so much guys. It really helped!
Patraw -
Monday, November 14, 2011
Probably the two most important things are to select a material that's thin enough to look good in whatever scale you're working in and to make sure you have clean/sharp cuts in the material's edges and/or hem it so it doesn't look ragged (unless that's the look you want.)

The other advantage to hemming your cape is that you can sew thin wire inside it, making the cape poseable.
CB2001 -
Sunday, November 13, 2011
I know a lot of figures of the 1980s utilized cloth figures and clothing. I have a Batman figure that had a cloth cape and I recently found a Superman from 1989 with a cloth cape too. It primarily depends on the pattern (for example, the Series 1 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Splinter has a cloth outfit that I think is a bit of a semi-circle cut). As for tutorials to make one, here's a YouTube video:

Another I found: http://figurativelyspeaking-miked.blogs ... -that.html

I don't know if that'll help, but I'm sure others here have some more they can suggest.
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