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Kimono is traditional Japanese clothing worn by both men and women, the differences were mostly in color. Now rarely wear them, except during ceremonies and festivals, but it looks very nice. Such clothing gives elegance and lightness. Also, this outfit is dimensionless.

Previously kimono was approximately 10 feet, with a width of 35 centimeters. Here you can see the main features of this casual apparel.

In this diagram, see "economic" cut kimono. Fabric width 108 inches, no wedges in the shape of a triangle on each side.

It is necessary to cut the material on all lines except the dotted.

Don't forget to add a little to the length of the fabric, to bend the bottom. Other sizes are given on the basis of the seams.

In this cut shelves and back are made from two parts, but it is possible that it was a solid piece of fabric.

The first thing that you will need, starting to sew a kimono is to connect both parts of the back and then cut a place for the neck.

Further at the shoulder seams connecting the front and rear shelves. Extension is also sewn to the shelves.

Sleeves need to be folded on the dotted line and sew.

Sewing sleeve, you have to connect with the shoulder seams. There are a couple of ways. Sew either completely or only from above. You can still sew the top and the bottom stitches.

Next, sew the side from sleeve to bottom.

After that, you can try on a kimono stabbing and trim off the excess.

Collar sewn from three pieces that will become one long strip.

Sew the collar starting from the center back to the hem, cut off excess. Usually this part of the kimono comes only to the waist, but it can be to hem.

Finally, it is necessary to sew the edges.


This pants with thigh-high slit, what they like kimono dimensionless.

For sewing this outfit will require a fabric with a width of 108 inches and add a few inches for hemming the bottom. All other dimensions given stitches.

First you need to sew the front and rear parts of the legs.

Then sew the front first, then rear parts together at the seam 30 cm from the top. In the women's hakama above the waist and the seam can be increased to 40 cm At the outer edges of each part need to bend the triangles of size 12 cm at the top and 22 cm from the side, the excess material is cut off taking into account of the fabric on the hem. Hem.

Gusset lies where the ends of the 30 cm front seam of the pants and sewed two on both legs. Back using the remaining edges do the same.

The front and back half of the stitch from the gusset to the bottom.

Folds is made of three to six on both sides, they are referred to the center.

As you can see in hakama have pleats, which make at this stage of manufacture. The front of their pants from 3 to 6 on each side, all heading to the city.

Back of hakama is one big pleat on both sides, with a length about two to three cm on the middle seam.

Pleats are sewed along the outer edge.

Next, sew the sides from the slits to the bottom.

Then filed the pants and start zones.

Details (for each zone separately) are sewn together to make a strip.

Both belts need to sew a hakama on top so that the middle of the zone coincided with the middle seam.

Category: Japan | Added by: 08.11.2017
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