Have you noticed a resurgence of capes in outerwear fashion? We think they are awfully sweet on little girls.
I recently had a chance to pattern test the new Go To Cape.
I knew the reality was I would be sewing for the Spring- we got smacked with a foot of snow a couple days after I took this picture. But for those of you with more mild winters, or currently enjoying your summer weather this is a great option!
I made Miss M’s out of corduroy and lined it in flannel. I like the body it gives. However my machine had a bit of a seizure while I was trying to get the button holes in. I seriously may not yet be ready to talk about it- and this was a couple weeks ago.
I ripped out more buttonholes than I even want to think about.
It’s a pretty full cape and has a large hood. She was not game for putting it on, I’m hoping she’ll be more into in the spring.
This pattern is listed as a beginner/adventurous beginner. I would lean to the adventurous beginner, but it may have just been my sewing mood that day.
Want to sew your own cape? You can find the pattern for this one here,sewing patterns for girls.
Not in the sewing mood? Feeling a little overwhelmed with your list right now? Visit our shop for a slightly different cape style made for you! Donna has some beautiful color combos available make sure to check them out.