Create This Easy Flannel Cape for Cool Weather Style

Make this easy winter accessory in less than an hour.

Photo by: Debbie Wolfe

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Materials

  • 2 yards flannel fabric
  • sewing machine and matching thread
  • scissors

If you need a warm layer to complement your winter wardrobe, try a simple cape. This project takes minimal sewing and can be made in less than an hour. You can use several types of fabric for this project: wool, flannel or blends. Pick out colors and patterns you love and get ready to create custom-made clothes. Make sure that you pre-wash and dry the fabric before you start.

Make a few capes in various colors and patterns to complete your winter wardrobe.

Photo by: Debbie Wolfe

Debbie Wolfe

Make a few capes in various colors and patterns to complete your winter wardrobe.

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