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How to Make a No Sew Ankara Kimono

How to Make a No Sew Ankara Kimono

Ankara Kimono with no-sew directions is as easy as it gets for sewing beginners.



How to Make a No-Sew Ankara Kimono

Ankara Kimonos


Today we are making a fabulous Ankara Kimono with no-sew directions. 


Kimonos come in infinite variations and this simple no-sew design you will need 1 ½-yards Ankara fabric measuring 45 inches wide. Before beginning to cut, give yourself plenty of room to work with good lighting, check to see if there is a right and wrong side of the fabric or if there is a one-way design.

Ankara Kimono Supplies Needed

1 ½ yard Ankara fabric
Permanent hem tape
Scissors
Fabric marking pen or chalk
Measuring tape
Iron with steam

Directions
Measure out our fabric using the dimensions below and cut, measure hem tape and iron close the side seams.

How to make an Ankara Kimono


Hem the front opening, sleeves and bottom edges by turning over the edges first with a ½ inch seam, ironing and folding over again ½ inch and ironing in place using permanent hem tape.

How to make an Ankara Kimono


You’re done!



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