DIY Lamé kimono

When in need of a statement piece, this Phillip Lim lamé from moodfabrics.com is a must.  At first glance you think this fabric is way over the top until you realize over the top is just what you need.

This shimmering beauty is paper thin, easy to sew and irons very well.

The kimono was made using Burdastyle downloaded pattern 02/2012 #116 with the following alterations:

-Added 4″ to the length

-Added (2) 7″ seamed bands to the sleeve

-Added shoulder pleats

-Added a 1″ hem band

 

The tank was made using a self drafted pattern and the softest ever hacci knit from moodfabrics.com

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4 Comments

  1. August 20, 2016 / 10:33 pm

    Spectacular, as always.

  2. August 21, 2016 / 10:19 am

    ♡♡♡♡♡♡♡ this kimono! That fabric with that design…BRILLIANT!

    Ruqayyah

  3. Claudette
    August 23, 2016 / 10:52 am

    this women is the reason why i now want to start making my own clothing. her style is everything i like and will “steal”. hope you dont mind

  4. August 24, 2016 / 6:32 pm

    Talk about a Boss Kimono, that’s this right here! I love that fabric.

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