April 19, 2016

Tutorial Tuesday :: Easy Kimono Sewing Tutorial from Lolly Jane

Kimonos are the perfect wardrobe essential for the Spring and Summer months, as they can be worn as a stylish cover up and they pair well with many different garments and accessories. Did you know that they are also very easy to sew? With the help of Elizabeth and Liz of Simple Simon and Company, you'll be able to sew up many new kimonos just in time for the warmer weather! This weeks Tutorial Tuesday features this Easy Kimono Sewing Tutorial found on Lolly Jane. Happy Sewing!

Elizabeth and Liz's instructions are incredibly easy to follow, with detailed written instructions paired with clear digital illustrations that take you step by step in making your very own kimono. Before you know it, you'll find yourself sewing up basic kimonos in all different prints and colors!
Suggested fabrics for this kimono are light to mid weight knits like cotton jersey or cotton spandex, or even specialty woven fabrics. A few of my picks from the store:
We hope you enjoy this tutorial! We love to see what you sew up so please send 1-2 images of any project you make with Girl Charlee Fabrics to gcblog@girlcharlee.com and you might see your creation featured in our next KnitPicks!

Happy Sewing!
~ Heather & The Girl Charlee Team

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