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Grey cape

Added Oct 4, 2012

by pititemarjo

Paris, France






Wool cape I made last winter. The hood is lined with jersey, and the “holes for the arm” (any idea about the real technical word?) are trimmed with the same jersey.

It’s not as warm as a real coat (too many places for fresh air to come inside !) so I wear it over a little grey jacket that I have, and it’s perfect for rainy day.

More detail on my (French-speaking) blog


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    Dec 19, 2012, 05.15 PMby gray

    yup, got the numbers but still got in a knot! I made two hoods (one as a lining) and both turned out different! I think I am a complete muppet but one of them is right, I just have to unpick the other! (again!) Ha! =)

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    Dec 16, 2012, 06.39 PMby gray

    I really love the materials you used… trying to make it myself but the hood is TERRIBLE! I think I have unpicked it about 10 times and still not sure its right!! hahahah!! Have you any tips? Thanks! =)

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      Dec 17, 2012, 08.22 PMby pititemarjo

      Thanks! I was worried about the hood too, but then I realised the Burda marks were very useful. Look carefully at the pattern and indications. The numbers match. If I remember correctly, there’s a central band of fabric, and two similar bands at each side. I hope my words are clear! Good luck!

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    Oct 7, 2012, 10.42 PMby Mark Botnaru

    I would want to make this for my fashion test, but I need some sort of pattern do you think you can either link me one or e-mail it pleaseeeee. Thankyou and I understand if you can’t.

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      Oct 8, 2012, 09.38 AMby pititemarjo

      I used the pattern from the Burda magazine, I only have the paper version, I don’t have it on my computer

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    Oct 5, 2012, 07.05 PMby katensew

    This looks very warm and cosy, ideal as an overjacket for extra warmth.

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      Oct 5, 2012, 08.49 PMby pititemarjo

      Thanks! Yes exactly, as an overjacket!

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    Oct 5, 2012, 03.23 PMby Douli Bee

    I don’t like it! I LOOOOOOOVE IT! It’s perfect. I’ll make one for me too! Thank you!

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      Oct 5, 2012, 05.40 PMby pititemarjo

      Thank you very much! This project was quite pleasant to sew, fun and quite easy, I hope you have fun too when you do it !

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    Oct 5, 2012, 07.23 AMby Mary Athey

    I.m thinking of making a cape as well. this is a lovely one. well done x

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      Oct 5, 2012, 05.41 PMby pititemarjo

      Thanks! This pattern is a very good one for a cape. All pieces match perfectly. Thanks Burda :)

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    Oct 5, 2012, 02.47 AMby runningwithscissors1

    Very nice! I love it.

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      Oct 5, 2012, 06.30 AMby pititemarjo

      Thank you ! I’m glad you like it !

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    Oct 4, 2012, 07.57 PMby TailorFairy

    like it! very pretty!

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