How to Sew the Long Kyoto kimono | Sleeves and Neckline

Kyoto Kimono Sewing Pattern

How to sew the long Kyoto kimono Before we put the kimono together, we have to stitch the sleeves together and prepare the neckline. 1. Stay-stitch your neckline and collar What is stay-stitching? Very simply, it’s a line of stitching that is sewn within the seam allowance to prevent the edge of your fabric distorting […]

Making the Short Kyoto kimono – A little Guide…

Kyoto Kimono Sewing Pattern

So you’ve got your pattern and it’s all printed and cut out in the right size. Ready to start making the short Kyoto kimono? So before you start, it’s best to pre-wash your fabric the way you intend to wash your finished kimono jacket. This is probably the most important bit out of the whole process. Nothing’s […]

Sewing the Kyoto kimono jacket and robe – Tutorials

Kyoto Kimono Sewing Pattern

Sewing the Kyoto Kimono Starting from next week, I’ll be posting a few tutorials on sewing the kyoto kimono. So, if you haven’t grabbed the pattern, here’s your chance now! I’ve also uploaded a new version of the pattern that you can get printed at the printer’s if you’d prefer to do that instead of […]

New Kyoto kimono sewing pattern for jacket and robe

Kyoto Kimono Sewing Pattern

I just want to say a big THANK YOU to all the people who came and dropped by my stand at the Makegood festival this past weekend. Also, thank you for being so lovely about my new pattern too. I love it too – in fact, not only do I have three already, I am planning […]