Sew A Baby Sherpa Cape
| | | |

Sew A Sherpa Baby Cape

This Baby Cape Pattern is so easy to make and perfect to toss on when you move baby from house to car seat. It can be draped over or a wrapped around and isn’t bulky like a coat when strapping your baby in! Let’s sew a Sherpa baby cape for the munchkin in your life.

Sewing With Sandi participants in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and others, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to and other websites. The opinions are my own.

Fabric Options

Start with this gorgeous Sherpa shearling like this Shannon Faux Fur Sherpa

Paired with this a faux leather like this Telio Roxanne Faux Leather in Blush


Measure the length of the child’s arm – neck to tip of finger (or desired side length).

Next, Measure front/back length from neck at center front to desired center front length – I like this long, it gives more coverage.

Finally Measure around child’s chest and arms (the amount that will wrap around their body) and add 5″

Sew A Sherpa Baby Cape


Draw pattern on tissue according to these measurements. Use a ruler to connect the dots. I like a French Curve to give a nice line. Cut!

Sew A Sherpa Baby Cape


I had a faux leather bonded Sherpa in my stash. If you are using two separate pieces, sew them wrong sides together around the edges before beginning construction, making them a one-piece unit.

Stitch along one shoulder edge with wrong sides facing each other for a rustic look. This also lessens the shoulder bulk which could be uncomfortable for a child.

Fold over leading edge 2 inches, up one side, around neck edge and down other side. Stitch down. Securely sew large snaps to leading edge.

Sew A Sherpa Baby Cape
Sew A Sherpa Baby Cape

Tools Required

The tools for this job are pretty simple

Cutie Style

Voila! Now you know how easy it is to sew a Sherpa baby cape.

Sew A Baby Sherpa Cape
Sew A Sherpa Baby Cape

Happy Sewing


Similar Posts


  1. I love this – absolutely adorable! I also love that you showed how to make your own pattern. I can’t believe how expensive patterns are these days! As a fellow seamstress, this is something I would definitely attempt – now if I only had a cute grandbaby to make it for.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *