This is an original Magic Pattern for making a cape, which is cut from one piece of material. This pattern was originally featured in the book Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion & Fun. Magic Patterns were first created by Mary Brooks Picken and published by the institute she founded, the Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences, in their magazines Inspiration and Fashion Service. This pattern does not contain pattern pieces. See more patterns like this as well as inspirational essays and projects for each month of the year as well as seasonal recipes and decorating ideas in Vintage Notions.