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Luxury Velvet Lindsey

Added Dec 12, 2009

by ajtak7171

Vienna, Austria






The moment I saw this pattern I fell in love with it… I had leftover wool fabric from my dress and it was just about the right amount – even though I had to piece it together a tiny little bit. I added the velvet for some extra weight, warmth and luxury. I love the details (the pockets!) and the fact that it’s fully lined. I didn’t find it difficult, it was a very quick project, but I did give the pockets a trial run first (as I had absolutely no fabric to waste!). I had cool buttons picked out already, but then didn’t feel like cutting into my velvet, so I used three extra large snap bottons instead. Come on gals, I know there are others who have already completed this – I’d love to see other versions :-)

Material Notes

Wool fabric, silk lining, velvet,




Garment Type

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    Jan 31, 2010, 12.15 AMby wiccanjello

    Love it! Going to make a male version for sure!! :D

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    Dec 21, 2009, 10.08 PMby kalihix

    great job! I plan on making a man version to this with a custom collar or neck cozy and an inner pocket for my ipod and phone _

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      Jan 10, 2010, 08.36 PMby ajtak7171

      whoa, that sounds majorly cool – sure hope you will post it!!

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    Dec 17, 2009, 07.44 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

    capes are the best. and this one is gorgeous. i wish it was still winter in australia, becuase winter clothing is so much cooler!

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      Dec 17, 2009, 08.51 AMby ajtak7171

      Thank you! Well, it’s actually not warm enough for here right now, we have minus degrees Celsius at the moment… but I agree, this is my first cape ever and I think it’s cool!

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    Dec 13, 2009, 07.09 PMby irmchen

    It is amazing how it comes out! The Lindsay gets a complete new look with the velvet you put in. Klasse!

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    Dec 13, 2009, 10.32 AMby frkbustad

    It looks great! Nice to see you wearing it also, and I really like the fabric you’ve chosen.

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    Dec 13, 2009, 08.00 AMby strickmeise

    I never thought of making a cape, but now when I see yours, I think I’ll do it. It looks so good, I love how you used the velvet.

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    Dec 13, 2009, 07.01 AMby harmony758

    This fabric was great for this pattern! Well done!

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    Dec 13, 2009, 03.17 AMby nettie

    That is excellent work!! I love the velvet mods!

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    Dec 13, 2009, 01.34 AMby be-bops1

    Love this coat!!! Nice work with the pockets etc!! :0

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    Dec 13, 2009, 01.20 AMby b-ella

    i have some grey wool in the closet and i’ve been debating about whether to make a skirt, or this cape. i think you’ve convinced me to try this one… the velvet is a great touch. very nice.

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