Superman Hoodie

6:23 pm

 

I couldn't find the Little Monster's only hoodie that fits him at the moment [he is growing and growing and it's only up! All his sleeves and pants are too short!] so I thought, blargh I'll just make him one!

A lot of my friends will be slightly horrified because slowly I have started coming to be a fan of the Superman. Now it will never be as awesome as the love I have for Batman and assorted other heroes, but I do respect Supes now, and I REALLY like Superboy, his clone!

Also all I had was blue fleece.


I used a hoodie that was a wee bit too small for him to make the pattern, then whipped it up. I freehanded the superman badge on paper first then used that as a pattern. I cut it out of red and yellow fleece scraps.

Awesomely the fleece was not terribly stretchy, so my 2 year old's big brain could not fit through the tiny neck hole I had made. I solved the problem by cutting a slit down the centre and then hemming the slit.

[Linking this post up to Mama Loves Papa's Small Style,  Just Something I Whipped Up @ The Girl Creative, and Creative Me Mondays at The Southern Institute]

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5 comments

  1. I love the hoodie! so cute, especially with the hood looking a bit like his cape <3

    I need to make one for my boyfriend ^^

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  2. So cute! This hoodie turned out so well. The Superman badge looks awesome. I have to admit that although Superman isn't one of my favourite superheroes, I am fond of his costume/colour scheme.

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  3. Love it! I think the unexpected slit makes the whole thing come together. Not only does it make the hood look more cape-like, it also makes the whole thing look super contemporary, like something you would even buy at Urban Outfitters (not that I see you as an Urban Outfitters type of gal).

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  4. This is so cute! You need to link up more of your projects! Thanks so much for linking up with Creative Me Monday today!

    Jenny

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  5. LOVE this! I have three boys. When I saw your Star Wars Month and Batman Week buttons in the sidebar I hustled to be your newest follower
    : )
    Jaimee @ craft-interrupted.blogspot.com

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