Captain USA Costume

Captain USA Costume

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • 1 blue T-shirt
  • 1 white long-sleeved T-shirt
  • 2 white felt squares
  • 2 red felt squares
  • 1 yellow felt square
  • Polyester fill & knit scraps for the muscles
  • 2" of Velcro®
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Sewing machine


1. Red and white corset stripe front: cut four 2-1/2"x7" out of red felt, three 2-1/2"x7" out of white felt. Sew strips together with a 1/4" seam allowance to create a corset. Start sewing strips with the red felt.
2. Cut the yellow felt 11"x8-1/2" for background for the star.
3. Make a 5-point star, cut 6"x7" out of white felt and shape star. Sew star to yellow felt. Place yellow felt to blue t-shirt near the neckline. Sew yellow felt to blue T-shirt making curves lines for shape.
4. Overlap red and white corset to yellow felt and sew to blue T-shirt.
5. To make muscles: sew scrap knit to the underside of T-shirt on the front and back shoulder and arms, stuffing while sewing.
6. Mask: cut one 12"x3" and two 2"x5". Cut eyes out and make points above and below center of eye. Sew the 2" X 5" pieces to each side of front mask, trimming the front mask to 2" at seam. Sew Velcro® to the open ends.