Tip 1: How to sew a cape

The cloak - something truly universal, it will perfectly complement the bride's dress and carnival costume.Made of waterproof fabric - protects from rain, and if make it out of the warm fur, it will warm you in winter.Make cape itself can be just a one night enough cutting fabric and sewing.
you need
  • - a piece of fabric the desired length;
  • - finishing (if necessary);
  • - sewing accessories;
  • - sewing machine;
  • - tailor's chalk.
Guide
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Cape of valuable fur can be quite short, for the same carnival costume spectacular is the length-to-toe.Having defined the length cape, you'll sew, you know, and consumption of tissue - it is equal to twice the length of the product, plus seam allowance.
Pattern is very simple, so not necessarily draw it first on paper, can be identified directly on the fine fabric, by the way, it is more convenient to fold it in half and staple pins.
How to sew a cape
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throat cut a half circle with a diameter of 15 centimeters, if you make less strictly by the circumference of
the neck, the coat will be ugly lie on the shoulders - and pull the hump.If there is slack, it can be beautifully sosborit cape at the mouth, making kuliske and conceding it twisted decorative lace or satin ribbon.
big arc to the edge of his cloak was flat, the best features of strokes - keep one hand tailor's measuring tape on a mark equal to the length of the product plus 15 centimeters.Put the hand with a ribbon in the corner of the folded cut, where will the neck.With your other hand, hold the edge of the tape and the chalk and lead on the fabric to get the arc.
How to sew a cape
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Cut a piece with sharp scissors.Tuck all sections cloak and prostrochite them.The assembly at the neck can be done without kuliske, but then it will be non-adjustable - sosborite fabric on live thread and try on, lock in position.In this case, the edges of the product is convenient to treat the bias binding around the perimeter of cuts, without stopping.
For some fancy costumes, such as the Snow Queen and Snow Maiden, the edges of the cloak better sheathe fluffy fur.For bridal cloak of rich brocade suit finishing tape with bonding swan's down.
How to sew a cape
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Vampire cape cutting the two pieces of fabric - black satin on the front and red satin on the underside.Sew the same parts, aligning the front side, do not forget to leave a hole for eversion.Remove the resulting double-sided cape, gently flatten the seam, and sew it proutyuzhte, retreating 2-3 mm from the edge.
With such a cloak using a different finish, you can make quite an amazing New Year costumes for children - all Superman wholesale, all Mysterious Princess, musketeers and sorcerers, astrologers and magicians, fairies and witches.
How to sew a cape

Tip 2: How to sew a poncho

Summer days sometimes do not bring the sun and the heat and the rain and slush.If the bad weather caught by surprise, a raincoat is useful to you.However, the appearance and quality can not always please the buyer, so the ideal version of the self-tailoring the desired product.
Raincoat
you need
  • sewing machine, scissors, pins, centimeter batch file hooded jacket with long sleeves, oilcloth two colors.
Guide
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First you need to fold a sheet of oilcloth in half, to make it a jacket with long sleeves and trim the edges a semicircle.Jacket taken in order not to take measurements and to proceed immediately to the pattern details.From each semi-circular edge to the end of the hose should be about 10 centimeters, and from the end up to the bottom of oilcloth jackets distance should be more than 20 centimeters.The latter figure depends on the desired length of the raincoat.
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Then, at the place where the neck at the sweaters, cut a hole.Exactly on the sleeve holes made for hands: the sleeve is applied to the edge of the oilcloth and where it turned shoulder sweaters, to cut the hole slightly larger than the neck.Then from the middle of the neck to the edge of the mat is cut from one side.
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for hoses need a rectangular piece of oilcloth.We put sleeves on jackets and cut it larger than the sleeve from the jacket.Thereafter stitched by its inner side.The sleeve holes and pins are bonded together and stapled.
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similarly cut out the top of the slicker of a beautiful oilcloth.Hood cut to the batch file.The blank is greater than 15 centimeters and 10 centimeters wider than the hood batch file.To the outside of the neck of the slicker stitched preform.
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In the same way cut out the inside of the hood and sewn to the neck.Connect both sides of the slicker and sewn along the bottom edge, the edges of the sleeves and at the edge of the hood smell.At the top is a loop and sew beautiful button or clasp.Raincoat ready!
Note
When cutting need to ensure that the edges are smooth parts, otherwise the product will turn sloppy.
Helpful Hint
device material must be waterproof, and oilcloth - is not the only option.You can use a light awning fabric.
Sources:
  • video on making slicker
  • Another way to make a raincoat
Note
If you sew a cape of fur, read the rules for dealing withfur, so as not to spoil the product.
Helpful Hint
If you mind spending on a carnival costume large piece of cloth, it is possible to find homes smaller pieces and sew Cape from different wedges.
Sources:
  • Sew role cloak