Barbie’s cape with hood is dramatic for wearing out to the opera over one of her long evening dresses (which you can make yourself also).
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Here are the instructions for sewing the Cape with Hood:
1. Stitch the center seam of the hood like this:
3. Stitch around opening edges.
To stay-stitch neck edge of cape, machine-stitch a scant 1/4” (6 mm.) from raw edge. Clip to stay-stitch:
Make thread loop at neck edge and sew bead for button opposite loop:
I finished sewing my cape for Barbie, made of black cotton velveteen and fully lined. I think it’s a little stiff. Next time I make a cape like this (I have a couple short patterns that have openings more towards the front) I will use a softer material like lightweight wool. Wool jersey might work too (cause I have some already!).