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very cool cape

Added May 23, 2010

by baroness

London, United K...






i have altered this a great deal by adding a hood instead of a collar, adding a piping and narrowing it a its width. still, pretty good pattern.




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    Apr 11, 2011, 09.54 PMby flowergirl22

    hey really nice, nice colour to

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    Mar 3, 2011, 06.50 PMby wonderlandalys

    I have a real cape fetish at the moment and this is beautiful! The colours compliment each other beautifully and the shape is very understated.

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    Oct 28, 2010, 11.45 PMby psyche1118


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    Oct 20, 2010, 12.33 AMby basketflat

    Love your rendition.

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    Aug 13, 2010, 08.51 AMby rebeccarosier

    This is EXACTLY what I’ve been looking to make. I have some really jolly bright yellow fabric that I’d love to use. Do you have the pattern up any where? I’m capable with a sewing machine, but I need a pattern for something like this! Would be such a help : ) Rebecca.

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    Jul 26, 2010, 12.16 PMby baroness

    message for Gentry (i had no other way of emailing you back, so I hope you will find this) I attend a sewing class and the teacher helped me to make a mock up hood from a calico fabric first, adjust it to the collar lenghtwise and also adjust the shape and size of the hood to my liking. Then i cut it out from the wool and the lining fabric. I am not sure how else I could explain this process. I am not the most technical of people, so when making adjustments to patterns using my own thought up ideas, I often need help of someone who really knows how to do this. I couldn’t find your profile here on BurdaStyle, but if you like, go to my blog –, sometime at the end of this week, and i will post photos of the cape and detailed photo of the hood, so that you can see what it looks like.

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      Oct 28, 2010, 11.48 PMby psyche1118

      Did you post it, I did not see it on your blog?


      P.S. how long did it take?

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    May 27, 2010, 08.18 AMby juebejue

    i love it! so cute :D love the fresh color

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    May 23, 2010, 04.33 PMby laurii

    it’s really beautiful:)

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    May 23, 2010, 03.08 PMby sandoz18

    This is gorgeous. Love the hoot and the yellow trimmings!!

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    May 23, 2010, 01.49 PMby lovelypolly

    oh, how beautiful!

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