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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 or the Original 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

    If you select a Paper Pattern, 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. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which will include age-related wear and tear.