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(for 5 - 8 Year Olds)

Vampire CostumeMaterials:

Black sweat pants
white shirt or sweat shirt
1 yd each of black satin and purple satin
1/2 yd of red velvet
1/2 yd of red felt
black, and red thread to match
VELCRO® Brand Fabric Fusion Black 4 inches
VELCRO® Brand Fabric Fusion White 22 inches
4 gold-tone buttons 1/2"
3x3" piece of gold card stock (for medallion)
1 red faux gem 1 1/2" piece of gold wire or paper clip (for medallion)
31" of purple ribbon
20" of Black ribbon 7/8" width
46" of Red ribbon 7/8" width
Safety-pin for casing
fabri-tac glue by beacon

Download Vest and Medallion Pattern


Cape with Collar
Place black satin and purple satin with right sides facing and sew on all four sides leaving 3 openings. Leave one 8 inch opening on the bottom of cape (to turn from), and two 1 inch openings on opposite ends 4 1/2" from the top edge of cape. Turn to right side. Stitch bottom opening closed. Press and then top-stitch along outer edges (except for openings). Stitch two horizontal lines from opening to opening to form a 1 inch casing to insert ribbon in. Hook one end of black ribbon on to the end of the safety pin and pull it thru the casing. Pull and gather. Stitch the 2 openings closed, leaving a 4 1/2" piece of ribbon overhang at each end. Iron on 4" of Fabric Fusion to each ribbon end for a closure.

Cut out felt lining and velvet vest front adding 1/2" seam allowance to the pattern. With right sides facing, stitch all around leaving top of shoulders and 5" on one side of vest open. Turn to right side. Cut 2 pieces of red ribbon 12" each. Cut 2 more pieces 11" each. Sew 12" piece of ribbon into each opening at top shoulder of the vest for shoulder straps. Sew one 11" piece into the opening on one side and along the same spot on the opposite side. Fold back ribbon edges 1/2" to prevent fraying and glue. Cut two pieces of Fabric Fusion 8" (fastener side only) and iron on to each shoulder ribbon end front. Cut 2 pieces of Fabric Fusion loop and hook side 1" in size. Iron the 1" pieces on to the waist band ribbons 3" from the side seams of the vest. This will make an adjustable closure for the shoulder straps. Iron on 6 1/2" of Fabric Fusion to each end of waist straps. Sew or glue on gold buttons to vest front. Download Vest and
Medallion Pattern.

Vest FrontFront of Vest showing VELCRO straps open Shoulder ClosedBack of Vest with VELCRO straps closed

Cut out star pattern from gold card stock. Punch a hole at the top of one point of star. Use a small piece of wire (or paper clip) to create a small loop. Attach 3" of Fabric Fusion to each end of purple ribbon (trim to fit) to create a closure for ribbon. Fold a "V" at center and glue wire end on to wrong side of ribbon. Glue a small (about 3/4") piece of purple ribbon to cover the back center wire and secure. Glue on gem to medallion center.

Designed by Robin Tarnoff for Velcro USA Inc.

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