Pattern #1936 Riley Cape
Riley Cape Sewing Pattern
A fabulous hoodie alternative - a pullover cape with 2 body and 3 neckline options.
A winter “throw on” unlined raglan design line cape. View A includes button detailing (no buttonholes) with a hood and slashed openings for arms. View B has a centre front part opening with a Cowl collar and View C has a Neckband with contrast topstitch detail.
Construction instructions are a written only PDF for intermediate to advanced sewers.
There is a sew a long video on my Youtube channel for those who prefer more visual instruction.
All seam and hem allowances are included.
The pdf is a Multi-size pattern fitting XXS-4XL
Please see below for a detailed description.
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Riley Cape PDF Sewing Pattern
Style # 1935 Difficulty: - 2.5 / 5
A winter “throw on” unlined cape - a great hoodie alternative. 2 body options and 3 neck options. View A includes button detailing (no buttonholes) on the raglan design lines with a hood and slashed openings for arms. View B has a lower centre front part opening with a Cowl collar and View C has a Neckband with contrast topstitch detail.
View A includes button detailing (no buttonholes) with a hood and slashed openings for arms. View B has a centre front part opening with a Cowl collar and View C has a Neckband with contrast topstitch detail.
- Cowl Collar
- Unlined crossover hood
- View A has buttons (no buttonholes) with reinforcement along the raglan line. The centre front is one piece
- View B has a 2 piece centre front, the lower part is open, and has topstitch detailing.
The pattern is a multi-size pattern to fit the size range of XXS - 4XL.
Free fitting through the body.
Please see the "More Details" tab below for further information
This is a knit fabric pattern designed for fabrics with mnimum horizontal (30% recommended) .
Medium to heavy winter weight knits are recommended such as Merino, Sweatshirting sleece and Ponte. Please see the "More Details" tab for further information
View A shown in blue was sewn in Athletic (polo shirt) nylon blend knit, View B was sewn in a Cashmere - Polyester blend.
This is a professionally drafted fashion industry construction pattern, which I have made and graded to industry standard guidelines.
Construction Information is a written only PDF. There is a sew-a-long video on my Youtube channel
Available for purchase is a digital download, a pdf file able to be immediately printed to your home printer. Download the pattern after payment. Once purchased, the pattern will be in your account forever, and you can download it as many times as you want. Due to the nature of the product there are no refunds.
It is printable as:
- At home No Trim Layered PDF - both a US Letter and A4 paper size download are included
- At home Trim file is
- An A0 Size CopyShop Print File
Please ensure before you print that your printer settings are set to "DO NOT SCALE" (Print actual size)
Please print the page with the test square as a single print job before you send the full pdf document to the printer, with your printer settings on "do not scale". This will print a test size square which you can measure to ensure the pattern will print to the correct size. There is a square of 10cm, and a square of 4inch
These print in black ink with grainlines in red ink. You may prefer to change your print settings to "draft" to save ink.
You will need Adobe Reader to read the file and a printer to print out the pattern.
You may sell items made from this pattern. You may not sell, copy, or redistribute this pattern.
This is a PDF construction/sewing pattern. This is not a finished garment.
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For help with pattern assembly you may find this YouTube video helpful
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|From The Collection
|Number of Pages
No Trim Layered US Letter 30pgs
No Trim Layered A4 Size 28pgs
Trim PDF 31pgs
A0 Size Copy Shop PDF 2pgs
|Knit Or Woven Fabric
|Knit Fabric Used In Pattern
|Fabric Pattern Types
|Plain, Floral, Spots, Stripes, Checks and Tartan
|Sweatshirting Fleece, French Terry, Heavy Weight Knits, Ponte, Merino Knit Heavy, Ribbing for Trim (cuffs, neck , waistband etc), Double Knits
|A0 Copy Shop File Included
|Projector Files Included - Layered
|Print At Home - Trim File - (US Letter and A4 Size), Print At Home - Layered No Trim File - choose either US Letter or A4, A0 Size - Layered Copy Shop File, A0 Size - Projector Only Files
|XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL
|Intermediate - Confident Beginner