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Winter Cape inspired by Loro Piana

Added Dec 23, 2011

by bellamabella

Plainfield, New ...






I fell in love with the Loro Piana Sloane Cape. But at a price tag of $4650 i thought that was a bit ridiculous.
So i used new look pattern #6007 (on sale from sewingpatterns.com) and i got 3 awesome yards of green wool on sale and made my cape. in all it took me 6 hrs to make. and i LOVE IT! my total cost was $30. so i saved myself $4620. not bad

here is the cape that inspired it all:

Material Notes

green wool, black cotton sateen (for under collar and tie)




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    Dec 23, 2011, 11.00 AMby BeYou TiFul

    its gorgeous! very well done!

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    Dec 23, 2011, 06.03 AMby LaraGa

    That’s awesome! Even if you had decided to make the cape with cashmere like your inspiration, it would have cost so much less! I love the colour too :)

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    Dec 23, 2011, 05.01 AMby blueartisan

    Fantastic work! Well done :)

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    Dec 23, 2011, 04.44 AMby schnui

    Your cape is beautiful and the colour gorgeous. You should be so proud of yourself as you have done a wonderful sewing job. Plus you saved all that money. Well done.

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    Dec 23, 2011, 03.37 AMby bellamabella

    sorry bout the “wide” images. i took the pics with my cell phone :(

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