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      Dawn & Gill

        60s Cape Pattern

        An A-line cape in evening, street, or short length. It has a shaped standing collar. Welt openings with or without patch pockets. Version C has frog closing and purchased braid trim.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Medium
        Size: 12”-14” (30.5cm-35.6cm)
        Bust: 34”-36” (86cm-92cm)
        Waist: 25.5”-27” (65cm-69cm)
        Hip: 36”-38” (92cm-97cm)
        Back waist length: 16 ¼” – 16 ½” (41.3cm-42cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Snap fasteners size 3/0 also three ¾” (line30) buttons for A or B; three frogs for C.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Version A cape
        35” *, 7 1/8 yds.
        35”|, 6 ¼ yds.
        45” *, 6 ¾ yds.
        45”|, 4 3/8 yds.
        54”*, 4 ¾ yds.
        54”|, 3 7/8 yds.
        Underlining: Use same yardage as cape for 35”, 45”|
        Interfacing A
        36”, 37” or 45”, 1 ¾ yds.
        Lining A
        35”, 3 ½ yds.
        42”, 3 ½ yds.

        Version B Cape
        35” *, 5 1/8 yds.
        35” |, 4 3/8 yds.
        45”*, 4 ¼ yds.
        45”|, 3 yds.
        54”* or |, 2 5/8 yds.
        Underlining: Use same yardage as cape for 35”, 45”|
        Interfacing B
        36”, 37” or 45”, 1 ¼ yds.
        Lining B
        35”, 2 ¾ yds.
        42”, 2 ½ yds.

        Version C cape
        35”*, 4 1/8 yds.
        35”|, 3 3/8 yds.
        45”*, 2 7/8 yds.
        45”|, 2 ½ yds.
        54”* or |, 2 1/8 yds.
        Underlining: Use same yardage as cape for 35”, 45”|
        Interfacing C
        36”, 37” or 45”, 1 yd.
        Lining C
        35”, 2 1/8 yds.
        42”, 2 1/8 yds.
        Flexible trim C, 5 1/8 yds.
        Finished back length from base of neck
        Cape A, 58”
        Cape B, 40 ¼”
        Cape C, 31 ¾”
        Width at lower edge
        Cape A, 98 ¼”
        Cape B, 83 ½”
        Cape C, 76 ½”
        *With nap, shading, pile or one-way design.
        |Without nap, shading or pile or with a two-way design.

        Recommended Fabrics

        Soft or Crisp fabrics such as Flannel, Medium Weight Wool, Gabardine, Brocade, Velveteen, Linen. See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        You will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions, and a full-colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive, in a clear resealable envelope for easy storage.