DIY silk kimono

When you pick up fabric that’s so luxe you can only imagine sleeping in it but it’s too amazing to only see the light of my bedroom……..then it’s only fitting to make a kimono.

This Rag & Bone silk charmeuse is a breeze to cut sew and iron and definitely more beautiful in person. I used the wrong side of the fabric for the body of the kimono and used the right side for the trim and belt.

This beautiful fabric is almost sold out but here and here are a couple equally beautiful options.

The pattern used for this kimono was this Burdastyle 06/2011 #121A downloaded pattern with the following alterations:

-Added 5″ to the length of the sleeve

-Added a 4.5″x75″ tie wrap

-Added a 4″ band around the sleeve

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Kimono-DIY Shorts-Joe’s Jeans Heels-Schutz Bag-Robert Clergerie Sunglasses-Ralph Lauren

 

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7 Comments

  1. Karen
    July 29, 2016 / 3:34 pm

    OMG, that color is GORGEOUS!

  2. Detra Tymus
    July 29, 2016 / 7:01 pm

    Oh…..I love it!!! Beautiful.

  3. Patricia
    July 29, 2016 / 10:08 pm

    Beautiful look! The color is very nice. I love your hair too!

  4. Donne Elbert Mills
    July 30, 2016 / 8:56 pm

    It’s going on my list. Beautiful!

  5. Sheera Carthans
    July 30, 2016 / 10:51 pm

    That’s CUTE….love it with the jean shorts!!

  6. Deirdre
    August 31, 2016 / 8:10 pm

    Simply beautiful. What color are your shoes? I have been looking for a nude color shoe that fits my skin. This one is perfectly what I am looking for.

    • Nikki
      September 2, 2016 / 3:57 am

      Thank you, they’re dark brown.

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