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how to make a long and big cloak? Answered

please help me.idont have an idea to makeit


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RavingMadStudios (author)2010-03-17

The easiest way is to buy the widest fabric you can find, take a measurement from the back of your neck to the floor, and cut out a half-circle with your measurement as the radius. Add a hood and hem the edges. If you want a really big cloak, make two half circles and sew them together along one side, then finish as above. If you want a lined cloak, make two identical cloaks as above, then put the right sides together and sew along the outside edges, then turn inside-out.
If you'd rather have a commercial pattern, the Folkwear Moroccan Burnoose pattern makes a great cloak if you don't stitch it closed in the front.

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