Camel colored cape with a surprise coral lining.

Added Apr 3, 2012

by fifibeag

Dublin, Ireland

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Description

10/2011 Cape finally complete. This was the first time I ever made a garment following a pattern.

While I may be a newbie to the pattern world, I have a background in technical design and I found the pattern to be quite troublesome (like many of the others who have attempted the pattern).

The hood is badly drafted, its really over sized and really took away for the otherwise tailored aesthetic of the cape. I redrafted my own version of the hood the end. The pattern instructions didn’t have lining, so I winged it and made up my own interruption of it anyway.

Other then that I have to say I am totally in love with the cape. The amount of compliments I get about this is incredible.

Material Notes

2m of a cashmere woolen weave and 2m of silk crepe for the lining.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes

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    May 21, 2012, 05.48 AMby buddingnaturalist

    Ooh I love surprises like that! Your version of the hood looks pretty good as well.

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    Apr 7, 2012, 03.46 AMby nouvellegamine

    very lovely! i love capes & yours is very stylish.

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    Apr 4, 2012, 08.13 PMby mcfadden94114

    Wonderful! What pattern did you use?

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    Apr 4, 2012, 10.15 AMby iin

    so beautifull,love the colour,lining,look great on you.

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    Apr 3, 2012, 07.28 PMby infinite-plus-one

    stunning ! Love it (:

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    Apr 3, 2012, 11.59 AMby kerstika

    I love everything about this: the colour, the lining, the changes you made to the pattern, everything! Very classy!

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    Apr 3, 2012, 10.56 AMby janul

    lovely, especially the lining!

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    Apr 3, 2012, 09.27 AMby Miriamsyr

    This cape is absolutely perfect!

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    Apr 3, 2012, 08.08 AMby Handicrafteria *

    I don’t doubt that you are getting a huge amount of compliments, becouse the cape is really, really, really beautiful!

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      Apr 3, 2012, 11.20 PMby fifibeag

      Thanks so much , I was admiring your red cape for so long. It really served as inspiration for me to get mine finish.

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    Apr 3, 2012, 03.22 AMby jacquipardue

    it’s lovely, well done!

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    Apr 3, 2012, 02.40 AMby runningwithscissors1

    I love it! You did a wonderful job.

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/camel-colored-cape-with-a-surprise-coral-lining