DIY Lindsey Thornburg Cape

In the middle of working with lots of lamรฉ, been dreaming of one of these lindsey thornburg capes.

image courtesy of shopbop.com

They are priced at $1000 which is way out of my budget, but Pendleton offers the exact same blanket weight fabric by the yard here.

image courtesy of Pendleton Woolen Mills

McCall’s has a similar cape pattern.

image courtesy of McCall's

The Pendleton Fabric would total about $275, plus another$30 for a high quality silk lining, and maybe another $10 for a nice button closure.ย  I really want to do this, will probably have to wait for some Christmas funds.

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mom of two, love creating and finding the intersection between fashion and craft
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6 Responses to DIY Lindsey Thornburg Cape

  1. Maria says:

    Hi! I just found your blog. I love what you do. I also sew and knit. If you want, check out my blog. I’ll be following you ๐Ÿ™‚
    Cheers,
    Maria

  2. mamie says:

    that is one awesome cape and if you can do it, you will have it forever (pendleton wool = indestructible) with a saving of 700 bucks or so. nice.

    now, pretty please, halloween pictures of robby as thor (and you as loki).

  3. Astrid says:

    I discovered this cape a couple of days ago, and have been dreaming about it ever since! I love the fact that the hood is combined with a shawl. A simple, black one might last forever. ๐Ÿ™‚

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