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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Kaftan sewing

Skopelos summer 2014

I got a few e-mails about the kids kaftan version that could be seen a lot in my last post. I know that the post was about our summer vacation in Greece, but apparently I was more interested in posting pics of my kids in theirs Indelible clothes, which is so truth-can't blame me for that :)

Skopelos summer 2014

Skopelos summer 2014

Skopelos summer 2014

Skopelos summer 2014

I took the advantage of the beautiful Greek scenery in order to get some nice pics that could inspire you more! So if you haven't tried my kaftan tutorial, you definitely have to!!! It's beginner friendly and sews very easy!! I did the kids version with the regular quilting poplin cotton, which is great for apparel sewing and the width of the fabric will work just fine for kids. The voile is even better, because of the drape and weight of the fabric, and for adults, it's a must because of the width of the fabric. For the kids version, I did the round-boat neck, instead of the V-neck, and was much easier to sew.Another interesting note-option about the tutorial: instead of making the button holes and drawstrings, you can apply one or two rows of shirring (with elastic thread)at the front and back of the kaftan. For shirring you can read some tips here.

Skopelos summer 2014

And please, if you are making it, be sure to add your photos in my flickr group, so that I can see them :)
xo,
Katarina

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