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  • Model wearing 1960s cape in two lengths, skirt and pants made from Simplicity 7866 pattern
  • Model wearing 1960s cape in two lengths, skirt and pants made from Simplicity 7866 pattern
  • Model wearing 1960s cape in two lengths, skirt and pants made from Simplicity 7866 pattern
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Dawn & Gill

    60s Cape Pattern

    The top-stitched, long or short lined cape with collar and openings for arms in front seams may be made with either front zipper closing or with leather tab and buckle trim.  The A-line skirt without waistband has button trimmed lined yoke and side zipper.  The pants without waistband have side zipper.

    Offered here as a Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

    Size Guide

    Bust: 36” (91.4cm)
    Waist: 27” (68.6cm)
    Hip – 9” below waist: 38” (96.5cm)
    Back – neck to waist: 16 ½” (42cm)

    Sewing Notions

    Thread, bias seam binding. Cape: 24” separating zipper (opt.). Three leather tabs with buckles (opt.). Skirt and Pants: 1 yd. of ½” wide cotton twill tape, 7” skirt type zipper. Skirt: Two ½” buttons.

    Fabric Amount Guide

    Vintage Size: 14
    Long Cape
    44”, 45” without nap, 3 7/8 yds.
    54” without nap, 2 7/8 yds.
    Lining for long cape
    35”, 36” or 39” without nap, 3 5/8 yds.
    Short Cape
    *Even plaid or plain fabric
    35”, 36” without nap, 3 ¼ yds.
    44”, 45” without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    54” without nap, 1 7/8 yds.
    Lining for Short cape
    35”, 36” or 39” without nap, 2 ½ yds.
    Interfacing for long or short cape – ½ yd. 32”, 35”, 36” woven or non-woven fabric.
    Skirt *Even plaid or plain fabric
    44” or 45” without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
    54” without nap, 1 ¼ yds.
    Skirt yoke lining -1/2 yd. of 35”, 36” or 39” without nap.
    Pants
    35”, 36” without nap, 2 5/8 yds.
    44”, 45” without nap, 2 ¼ yds.
    54” without nap, 1 3/8 yds.
    Garment Measurements
    Finished back length of long cape: 40”
    Finished back length of short cape: 29”
    Finished length of skirt: 23”
    Finished length of pants at side seam from waistline seam line: 39 ¾”

    Width of lower edge of long cape: 97 ½”
    Width of lower edge of short cape: 81 ½”
    Width of lower edge of skirt: 53”

    15 pieces pattern

    Recommended Fabrics

    Cottons and blends; denim. Synthetics and blends; hopsacking, gabardine, flannel, poplin. Wools and blends; wool gabardine, wool flannel, double knits, bonded jersey. Skirt and short cape also in even plaids. Pants and short cape also in linen. See our Fabric Partners

    Skill Level

    Intermediate

    What You Will Receive

    After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full-scale pattern pieces