Hallöchen, ihr Lieben!
Hope you’re having a great week so far! I’m starting to get a bit stressed by the wedding preparations, especially with things involving the dress. A blog post was long overdue, though, so I’m trying to squeeze this one in between all the fittings and muslins and whatnot.
This is a really quick refashion project I wanted to share with you. It’s a loose-fitting embellished crop top I made from a dress that the Mr’s grandma gave me a little while ago. (scroll further down for before pics!).
Making the cape? Pattern assembled and cut out? Then it’s time to draft the Peter Pan Collar!
Drafting a Peter Pan Collar for Your Cape
In order to do this, we will need to make some adjustments to the cape pattern piece. Best, you cut out your cape fabric before you draft the collar. If you want to cut out the fabric later, you will need to put the pattern piece back together after drafting your collar.
1. Take your cape pattern piece and lengthen the shoulder seamline by drawing a straight line down to the hem like so:
Hello my fabulous sewalongers! My Fairy Tale Cape pattern was released over a month ago and it is about time to host a sewalong! I’m absolutely over the moon about how many of you downloaded the pattern – it’s even #1 in the Top To Sew category on AllFreeSewing. Thank you guys, you are the best!
The pattern comes with detailed instructions and illustrations, so this sewalong will focus on how to make variations of the cape, such as:
- drafting and adding a Peter Pan collar
- adding armholes/armslits
- adding a full lining