Feb 20

How to make a Royal robe for four quid.

Sometimes Im not sure who I make stuff for. Today we have been playing princess. Im princess mummy. Dont worry – I’ve not turned my back on feminism- the princess girls have a work shop and get to climb up trees. Anyway – this is the simplest, cheap and super cute robe/cloak.
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The same pattern could obviously do any colour/style.

I bought 1sq yard of purple felt. 1.5mtrs white feather boa. Cut the purple felt into a semi circle for the bottom and a much small semi circle for the neck to fit through at the top.  As large as will fit on the felt. Hem with the boa.
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As its felt there’s no need to do any other hemming (which I love). Add a small tab with velcro on as a fastening.  Obviously if you have older ones you could use anything I just think for little ones velcro is really safe.
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Add a paper crown and your all set! : ) with easter fast approaching you could add an easter crown like this one.
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