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Pattern for shrug/wrap/shaw/ capel?
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Subject: Pattern for shrug/wrap/shaw/ cape? Date: 6/12/10 7:17 PM

Hi,

I need something that can look dressy. It's going over a nice dress.

The fabric is going to be some faux persian lamb.

This can probably be self drafted. If I could get up the courage. Thanks so much.
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Date: 6/12/10 7:31 PM

You should see if any of the wraps in Wild Ginger's free Wild Things accessory program would work for what you want.

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Date: 6/13/10 0:27 AM

I just made one and here is a link to free patterns.
http://www.modestprom.com/shrugs/

I also make Mcalls 5006 and liked that too. Both were great but ultimately I liked the set in sleeve. The pattern in the link was interesting in that it coaches you thru making your own pattern and it worked beautfully for me.

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Date: 6/13/10 1:55 PM

Also found McCall's 3880 has a selection that looks dressy. And McCall's 3033
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Date: 6/13/10 10:12 PM

There was an article in Threads a few years ago. It is a good article, and really easy to draft your own pattern. I will look when I have a chance for the issue number.

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Date: 6/13/10 11:36 PM

Here's one from Hot Patterns and a tute from Sewing Divas. I've done a couple that are similar but I can't find the links. I'll keep looking.

Link for Sewing Divas tute and Hot Patterns shrug download

Here's her second version in a heavier fabric.

Hope this helps!

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Date: 6/18/10 12:11 PM

You have all been a great help.

After receiving my fabric, it looks like it would be great in one of those capes from the MCCalls patterns.

That is not the direction I expected to go, tho it was in mind.

It was great to hear about the other resources available, too. The websites and blogs.

I'll post a review when I'm done with it. Thanks again.

Right now I'm comparing sources for the microtex 75/11 needles and silk thread the fabric vendor suggested for sewing with this faux lamb velvet. Like always, I'm hoping the result will be worth all this "trouble". Mine and yours.

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