3 Step Kimono




Introduction: 3 Step Kimono

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Make a simple kimono with only 3 stitches.....Super easy and a terrific look for all of your music festivals this summer!

Step 1: Watch the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: You'll Need

2 long "pashmina" scarves

Sewing machine

Matching thread

E-6000 Fray Lock


Straight pins

Measuring tape

Step 3: Center Back Seam.....

Lay the scarves face to face matching the design

Mark the 1/2 way point on one side of the scarves

Pin the scarves together up to 5" before the 1/2 way point

Stitch them together using 1/2" seam allowance *This is your center back seam

Step 4: Arms and Side Seam

Fold one scarf in half lengthwise (right sides together)

Measure up 19" on the open side (the side you didn't stitch)

Measure 9" across the bottom Connect these two points with pins in a curve as shown with the little black dots

Stitch along the pins and cut out leaving 1/2" seam allowance *This will create your sleeve and side seam

Step 5: Repeat on the Other Side

Now repeat on the other scarf:

Fold the other scarf in half right sides together

Place the cut pieces from the first side on top for a guide

Cut along the shape and pin together

Stitch using 1/2" seam allowance

Step 6: Finish the Edges

Keep the cut edges from fraying with E-6000 Fray Lock

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    7 years ago

    what were the starting dimensions of the scarf?