Kimono Robe with all seam finishings

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Kimono Robe with all seam finishings Pattern


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Sewing: Kimono Robe with all seam finishings
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • machine sew
  • hand sew

Pattern Description:

Printable PDF pattern for kimono-style robe including cutting layout, sewing instructions, and over 40 instructional photos.

Use this pattern to make an elegant kimono-style robe for yourself or as a gift. Includes option to make long (44" from shoulder to hem) or short (33" from shoulder to hem) version.

Amount of fabric needed to make the kimono:
-for the shorter kimono you will need 2.25 yards of 60" wide fabric or 3.5 yards of 45" wide fabric.
-for the longer kimono you will need 2.5 yards of 60" wide fabric or 4.25 yards of 45" wide fabric.

Seam Finishing Techniques: this updated version of the pattern shows how to make the robe using french seam techniques or basic seam finishing techniques. French seams are a couture finishing technique in which you sew each seam twice in order to enclose the seam allowance. This technique works best with thin/lightweight fabrics, such as a silk or light cotton. Basic finishing techniques include pinking, zigzag stitching, or serging,

This pattern has been updated to include:
-both seam finishing techniques
-instructions for a hook loop for hanging your robe
-in-seam belt loops

Copyright (c) 2013 - You may sell what you make, but please do not sell, dupllcate or distribute my pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one-size-fits-most
  • Long version is 44" long; Short version is 33" long
  • 30" wide when worn open


  • sewing machine
  • 2.25-4.25 yards silk or cotton fabric

You Will Also Need:

  • thread
  • pins
  • scissors
  • hand sewing needle
  • rulers/measuring tapes
  • printer
  • tailor's chalk
  • small safety pin

About Designer

About Designer

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My mother and I made my first sewing project when I was 5: a drawstring purse out of a beautiful butterfly-print cotton. Years later, I'm still sewing, and I love to share my designs with others. My patterns and tutorials use couture techniques I studied in the fashion design program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. I lived for 3 years in Paris, and Atelier Joy designs are ...

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