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Move over Sherlock

Added Oct 8, 2012

by Debbie Allin...

Washington, Unit...




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I loved the short version of this cape (not included in the projects here but available in the August magazine) and Harpers reliably informed me that a cape is a must have for this season.
Made with bonded wool and fully lined in navy satin.
More details on my blog

Material Notes

Bonded Wool


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    Oct 15, 2012, 02.31 AMby nouvellegamine

    Gorgeous! I’m so jealous. I’ve been wanting to make a cape for the last couple of years :)

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      Oct 15, 2012, 05.16 PMby Debbie Allingham

      Thank you :) You really must – this pattern is really quick and easy.

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    Oct 8, 2012, 06.53 PMby Mary Athey

    i bet it was gorgeous fabric though lol any time i go anywhere i’m looking for fabric shops and i nearly hyperventilate when i spot a fabric sale hahaha x

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      Oct 8, 2012, 06.55 PMby Debbie Allingham

      same here – but it’s one of the best addictions to have! x

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    Oct 8, 2012, 05.34 PMby oinochoe

    A verry nice Cape, indeed! Classic and chic for everyday wearing, I have Minimum 5 Pattern in my mind to choose for my Cape, and it is allways helpful to see others allready done. Happy wearing!

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      Oct 8, 2012, 06.32 PMby Debbie Allingham

      thanks so much for your lovely comment :) And good luck with yours – if you are like me you’ll be trying to make sure it works with your outfit every day! I can’t stop wearing it.

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    Oct 8, 2012, 04.14 PMby Mary Athey

    Oh i.m loving all these capes on here and yours is a fab italion tweed that would look great with a funky lining x

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      Oct 8, 2012, 06.34 PMby Debbie Allingham

      Thanks Mary – you must make one – I’m really loving wearing mine :) I work in a college and the students keep giving me a second look – I’m taking it as admiration, ha ha! There’s a few nice patterned linings on eBay right now – I’ve been looking as I’m awaiting delivery of fabric for a winter coat. Have a peak. x

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      Oct 8, 2012, 06.38 PMby Mary Athey

      i need to stop buying debbie lol, i got one big bag of fabric from ebay on sat and two more! my stash is taking over the house but i can’t help myself lol xxx

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      Oct 8, 2012, 06.43 PMby Debbie Allingham

      Ha ha! I’m exactly the same. I had a mad moment and bought fabric in Fenwick last Friday – which stopped me short and I made a little promise that I’d buy nothing else until the pile went down. I NEVER buy fabric in a department store – what was I thinking?! x

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