For the jacket, use chalk to mark a line, as shown, around pocket of sweatshirt and along zipper and hood; cut along that line, leaving 1 inch of hood (do not discard the fabric). Cut ribbing from sleeves. Cut red felt 5 inches wide and a little longer than the measurement of jacket's neck; fold it in half lengthwise. Sandwich felt around the inch that remains from hood; glue in place, and trim felt ends to make a straight line with jacket front. Glue red bias tape along jacket opening, felt collar included. Use cuff template to cut felt for cuffs; glue in place, and finish the edges with bias tape. Trace epaulet template as shown in photo below onto reserved fabric from sweatshirt pocket (so you have a double layer of fabric); cut out. Repeat. Use iron-on adhesive to join the pairs of layers (for 2 thick epaulets). Glue gold fringe around each; tack in place on jacket. Sew gold-finish buttons to jacket, 4 on each side on the front and 1 at each cuff. Tack on ribbon rosettes.