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The Carnaby Cape Tutorial Schedule

  The Carnaby Cape

WHEN?

Monday July 28th to Tuesday August 6th

BLOG POST SCHEDULE

Day 1 
How to put together a printed PDF pattern, pattern alterations, choosing a size and tracing off.

Day 2
Fabric suggestions, layout, cutting your fabric and block fusing.

Day3
Sewing the shoulder seams and neck facings.

Day 4
Sewing the bound waist tie openings.

Day 5
Sewing the shoulder buttonholes by machine or hand.

Day 6
Button placement and attachment.

Day 7
Sewing the waist tie and finishing off the cape including alternative ways to finish the hem.

 

GARMENT DETAILS

A simple, easy to sew cape that is pulled over the head featuring a two button fastening at the shoulder and a belt tied at the waist.

Small, medium & large.

This pattern can be easily lengthened or shortened and the waist tie buttonholes can be moved to accommodate any waist size.

capedetails

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

A copy of The Carnaby Cape pattern
Fabric (1.8m - 2m) Heavy weight fabrics with some drape. As the hem is unfinished we recommend felted wool. Non felted wools can be used but may require the hem to be finished in a way that will stop fraying.
Matching thread 
2x 2cm buttons
20cm fusible interfacing suitable for your fabric

Scissors (paper and fabric), measuring tape, pins, sewing machine with buttonhole attachment and an iron.

 

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