Folkwear

Folkwear 207 Unisex Kinsale Cloak

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Copyshop

We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the printed A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day.

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Buy the 207 Unisex Kinsale Cloak sewing pattern from Folkwear. This voluminous full-length cloak is based on those worn by the rural Irish for centuries. Lined and hand gathered into a wide collar, it falls in small unpressed pleats to a gracefully curved hem. The cloak fastens at the neck with a large hook and eye. There is an optional detachable hood that buttons to the cloak under the collar. It may be worn down over the shoulders as an overcape, or pulled up and fitted over the head with ties as a loosely fitted hood.

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). What is Copy Shop?

Note if purchasing copy shop printing: Some of the pattern pieces are divided across two A0 sheets. The A0 sheets will need to be joined with no overlap. 

Suggested fabrics: 

Outer layer: Handwoven wool, wool, velvet, corduroy; weather-treated fabrics such as poplin, denim, chintz.

Lining: Millium, satin, silk, or polyester.

Fabric requirements: 

Cloak and hood: 36" (91 cm) wide fabric: 6 3/4 yd (6.19 m) // 45" (115 cm) wide fabric: 6 1/2 - 6 5/8 yd (5.96 - 6.06 m) // 54" (135 cm) wide fabric: 6 1/2 yd (5.96 m) // 60" (150 cm) wide fabric: 4 1/4 yd (3.89 m).

Cloak and hood - lining: 36" (91 cm) wide fabric: 6 1/4 yd (5.73 m) // 45" (115 cm) wide fabric: 6 1/8 yd (5.62 m) // 54" (135 cm) wide fabric: 6 yd (5.5 m) // 60" (150 cm) wide fabric: 3 7/8 yd (3.55 m).

Cloak only: 36" (91 cm) wide fabric: 5 3/8 yd (4.95 m) // 45" (115 cm) wide fabric: 4 3/4 - 5 3/8 yd (4.35 - 4.95 m) // 54" (135 cm) wide fabric: 4 3/4 - 5 3/8 yd (4.35 - 4.95 m) // 60" (150 cm) wide fabric: 3 1/2 yd (3.2 m).

Cloak only - lining: 36" (91 cm) wide fabric: 4 3/4 yd (4.35 m) // 45" (115 cm) wide fabric: 4 3/4 yd (4.35 m) // 54" (135 cm) wide fabric: 4 3/4 yd (4.35 m) // 60" (150 cm) wide fabric: 3 1/4 yd (2.98 m).

Sizing: One size for men and women. Please check the finished garment measurements. The cloak is ankle length on a 5'7" person.

Notions: Thread; buttonhole twist; sturdy coat hook and eye; heavyweight non-woven interfacing: 3/4 yd (69 cm); seam tape for heavier fabrics: 3 yd (2.75 m); interlining: 1/4 yd (23 cm); 1/2" (13 mm) wide ribbon for hood ties (optional): 1 1/2 yd (1.37 m); wide bias binding for hood: 1 1/2 yd (1.37 m); six 1" (2.5 cm) buttons for detachable hood.

PDF pattern includes: Sewing instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home pattern (50 pages); 36″ wide copy shop pattern (1 sheet); A0 copy shop pattern (4 sheets).

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