I hope this project inspires you to get creative with fleece! It was a collaboration with Mum. (Click on photos to see tips in captions.)
Celtic Cape with hood up
Cape with hood down
Back with hood up
Back with hood down
Detailed stitching on the hood
Detailed stitching down the front, Celtic clasp, and large buttons. We used fusible interfacing down the front to keep it from stretching.
The loop closures are braided cord.
The back of the loop closure is reinforced with a piece of fleece. I sewed through all 3 layers.
How to keep a button in the right place.
What do you think? Do you like working with fleece?