Did you know the kimono has become this seasons hottest trend!? Kimono's are a perfect way to dress up a basic tee with jeans or shorts, extremely fashionable, and so easy to make. In searching around for the best kimono tutorials for our Tutorial Tuesday feature this week I luckily found this incredible round up of kimono sewing tutorials put together by the very talented Andrea Pannell of Andrea's Notebook. Enjoy!
|Kimono Jacket with FREE Sewing Pattern by Sew Caroline|
|1 hour Kimono Cardigan by Peabrain DIY|
|DIY No Sew Kimono by Verily Magazine|
|Kimono Cool Tutorial by Elle Apparel|
|Kaftan Throwover by From the Sticks|
Very similar to a kimono, this kaftan tutorial from Esther of From the Sticks is a loose, drapey version. Good tip: when using any woven fabrics that tend to fray, Esther suggests very carefully burning edges with a lighter. A few of my picks from the store:
|30 minute Kimono Tutorial by Merrick's Art|
For those of you who follow us on Facebook, this one might look familiar! Merrick White of Merrick's Art posted this sewing tutorial using our fabric on Babble about making your own kimono in just 30 minutes. As she says, "a couple of cuts, a few seams, and you’re done." A few of my picks from the store:
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