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Monday, 8 June 2015

I Made It Monday - Cape

Welcome back to I Made It Monday!




I'm wearing a Cape I made using New Look 6227 pattern.  I've seen a lot of capes about and really love the look.

I used a fabulous (albeit hard to sew) wool blend plaid I picked up at The Remnant Warehouse which is MY happiest place on earth (sadly it's almost 2 hours away, but worth the drive!).

I found the fabric hard to sew as it has a loose weave which stretched slightly while cutting and sewing.  Now I know there are lots of professional type methods to prevent these issues... however I frantically do my cutting and sewing during nap time so I don't have little "helpers".  Mama problems.


Matching the plaid (or trying to) made me break out in a cold sweat, but that said I'm happy with how it turned out.  It's a great piece as it keeps you warm, but is not as heavy as a jacket.  And it just feels fancier! 


Cape: Made By Me / Top: Long Tall Sally / Pants: Made By Me
Earrings: Made By Me / Sunglasses: Collette Dinnigan

Look! No arms!
Photos c/o my wonderful Husband


Have you tried the cape trend yet??