Popover Poncho – April Rhodes

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The Popover Poncho sewing pattern by April Rhodes is a sporty update on the bohemian staple. A clear instruction booklet with colour photographs is included.

This poncho looks more like a cape than the traditional poncho and that is why I like it so much. Thanks April for this fabulous design. Its great to wear a poncho and not look like Clint Eastwood in a Spaghetti Western!

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I chose a cosy fleece in forest green for casual every-day-wear. Although this poncho could also be made in wool for a smarter look. Its so versatile.

The cowl neck and hoody style pocket hand warmer are fantastic features and really make this poncho. I also like the hi-low hem which looks dramatic.

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I lined the cowl neck with a contrasting cotton fabric in a tiny floral print. The cowl neck means that I do not need to wear a scarf to keep my neck warm – its a winner! I cut the S/M size and a L size for the bottom as I wanted a longer length. The poncho took 2 yards of 54″ wide fabric.

This poncho makes a really warm, cosy and comfortable sporty outerwear garment for the chilly winter weather.

Ladies, go and pop on a poncho!

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About Caroline

I am a sewing/dressmaking/travel enthusiast and blogger who loves modern Japanese style and vintage inspired style. I also like to travel/visit places of interest, countryside walks and photography.
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2 Responses to Popover Poncho – April Rhodes

  1. Ibble says:

    I love how this could be slipped on even over a coat for those extra winter days. Lovely warm pocket so useful to back up or substitute gloves!

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  2. Looks good Caroline, very elegant with that cowl neck. Clint Eastwood would be envious!

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