Feeling so CapeAble

by Archive from Blogger on October 6, 2011 · 4 comments

in 1960s

I’ve been itching to make a cape for the mild California fall weather and had seen some vintage designs that inspired me to check there first.  I went on the hunt for a cape pattern and stumbled upon Simplicity 5359.  The pattern includes two cape options (one with a collar, one without) and a wiggle dress.  I love the dress too, so I’ve put that aside for a future project. 





I made this out of a brown wool with a tan, satin interior lining.  The pattern was only a few pieces that were already cut out, so one tedious step omitted from the start!  More details and pictures are on my blog: What’s Up, Cupcake?

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Katherine October 6, 2011 at 9:39 am

CAPE. CAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPE. CAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPE.

(Mildly obsessed with capes – sorry! Love it! : )

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Lizzy October 6, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Nice job!

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Isis October 10, 2011 at 2:03 am

You look lovely!

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practicalgirl October 11, 2011 at 10:44 am

love it! looks so cute on you.

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