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BlauCapechen

Added Oct 24, 2011

by taketina

Dresden, Germany

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Description

I wanted to try it for long time … now I did it: my first cape. I chose a pattern form the Burdastyle Easyfashion Magazin autumn/winter 2011 because I like the hood so much. Also the pattern includes a nice detail with the armholes and godets behind the zippers in the front.
I used a darkblue woolen fabric for coats and added a blue plaid cotton for the lining (a leftover of my vintagedress ).
I’m happy with the result and the look reminds my of a classy and a bit british way to style. I can also wear my selfknitted gauntlets to keep my arms warm.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Style
Classic, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Wool

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    Mar 10, 2012, 09.35 AMby kihli

    That looks fantastic! First cape I consider to make for myself, too…

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    Nov 15, 2011, 04.57 PMby nouvellegamine

    wow! i love the zipper detail!

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    Nov 1, 2011, 04.00 PMby NatalieRae

    This so so beautiful! How can I find the pattern?

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      Nov 2, 2011, 08.59 AMby taketina

      Thank you! (:
      The pattern is from the currently “special” german magazine of Burdastyle “Easyfashion” … They bring out one every six month and the included patterns are very easy to do. Maybe you find an german online shop where you can order the magazine.

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    Oct 26, 2011, 04.24 PMby TheSewingStudio

    Love the preppy/edgy take on a fall favorite!

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    Oct 25, 2011, 05.34 PMby itetein

    Really nice cape! I also made one (not this pattern, but much more simple one), I wish I would have seen this pattern earlier :)

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    Oct 25, 2011, 03.47 PMby libbysharf

    Really cute! It’s funny but I was thinking I really need a cape to wear when riding on my bicycle – it just calls for it :-)

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      Oct 25, 2011, 05.25 PMby taketina

      Thank you!
      And yes, riding on a bike with cape works very well. You just need somethin to keep you arms and hands warm. (:

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    Oct 24, 2011, 10.14 PMby emily-marie

    great zips! this looks so quality.

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    Oct 24, 2011, 09.53 PMby cheesepirate

    Beautiful — great details!

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    Oct 24, 2011, 08.04 PMby madebymeg

    looks great! i love the zipper detail

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    Oct 24, 2011, 05.59 PMby anneecharri

    Cute, I love the zip detail!

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    Oct 24, 2011, 05.04 PMby apfelbluete

    great cape! great job! great idea!

    TOLL! ganz was anderes…reißverschlüsse!

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      Oct 25, 2011, 05.24 PMby taketina

      Dankeschön! (:

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    Oct 24, 2011, 05.04 PMby AGoodWardrobe

    I love this cape! I wonder if this pattern is available for download because I would love to make it. Beautiful job!

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      Oct 25, 2011, 05.24 PMby taketina

      Thank you!
      Maybe the pattern is not available for download because it’s from the “special” magazin “Easyfashion” …

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