Cloaks have been a staple garment in every civilization since the beginning of history. Originally made from pieces of animal hide or rough cloth, they were a practical garment that served as outerwear during the day and a blanket at night. The Regimental Cloak is cut in a circle to give it an impressive drape ~ fit for a General. For added protection from the elements, it also features an elbow length cape and a high collar. Both the cloak and cape are fully lined.
This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl® and other similarly sized dolls.
Complete the look with the 18th Century Shirt and George Washington, Commander in Chief patterns.
Suggested Fabrics: Cloak and Cloak Lining in medium weight wool suiting, cotton, linen, silk, or velveteen. Not suitable for knits.
__Cloak ~ 3/4 yard (0.7 m) 45-inch wide fabric
__Cloak Lining ~ 3/4 yard (0.7 m) 45-inch wide fabric
__ 5-inch x 10-inch piece of
lightweight fusible interfacing
__Two 3/8-inch (9 mm) buttons
__One small snap
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
What You Get: One 26 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides digitally drawn step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.
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In the late 17th and early 18th centuries a coat was a relatively straight loose...
I love this pattern! So beautiful and easy to use. I left off the small cape as I was working on a custom order for my sister's 40 year reunion/graduation from nursing school. The result was perfect.(And she was delighted).