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Category Sewing
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical, Traditional
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What materials did you use? 100% Cotton

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What are you most proud of? Getting those sleeves done! It was like doing origami with fabric. I had to trust the pattern and hope for the best.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Really be sure you understand how the sleeves go.

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This is beautiful. Can I ask where you got the pattern?

02/14/2012 Flag

I'm pretty sure it was Simplicity costume pattern.

02/18/2012 Flag

Wow! I have this pattern from Simplicity and have been working up the courage to make a kimono for myself. A kimono is no simple robe, it takes patience and a ton of fabric. Yours is beautiful and I hope you love wearing it.

02/19/2012 Flag

Thank you I do love it! It did cost mor than a normal robe would have lol but I don't care. The pattern was very good and the robe was not that difficult in general once you wrapped your brain around the sleeves. I would also reccomend using a high quality quilting cotton. I did and have not regretted the $9 a yard once. Also it gives the robe more structure and shaping than a flimsier material would. Another bonus is no wrinkles even after I toss it in the dryer.

02/19/2012 Flag