DIY Kimono Jacket + Hood
Recently, my housemate gave me some lovely mustard fabric… and this kimono jacket project emerged from it!
Regrettably I did not document the steps that led to the finished product. This was partially due to the fact that I was very unsure about the end result mixed with the overwhelming excitement to start the project when I arrived home with the flannel lining.
I have however, documented the steps via drawings and photos I took post project for your benefit. I hope you can understand them.
- Outer Fabric – 2 metres to 3 metres
- Lining Fabric – 2 Metres to 3 Metres
- Sewing Machine
- Overlocker (optional) – I finished my se
ams with an overlocker, but it is not necessary
#Note: Amount of fabric will depend on your measurements and desired outcome
I created an extremely basic pattern based on my own measurements which means that it is quite simple for you to create your own!
This is how I created the general jacket shape.
I then created a sash/belt and sewed it to the back of the jacket. If you happen to have a belt that would match your creation perfectly, that would be suitable as well.
I was thinking about creating another belt made of leather/faux leather so there may a proper belt tutorial coming to you soon!