Nani Iro Fuccra Kimono

Added Apr 13, 2011

by katriniella

Portland, Oregon...

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Description

I had no idea what I wanted to make with my lovely Nani Iro, but when I saw Lunatepetal’s version of the Kimono shirt (also in nani iro), I thought that was it! I copied her in making the V neck, but I also added darts in front, so mine’s not reversible. I also lengthened mine into a dress. It’s a little baggy, but with a belt it looks great.
I did a blind hem by hand on all the edges, with a bias tape on the neckline. I love the breezy flow of the fabric—can’t wait for hot summer days to be here!
Blogged at The Penny Farthing

Material Notes

Nani Iro double-gauze cotton. Fuccra in blue. I bought it at Super Buzzy

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Bohemian, Casual
Material
Cotton

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    Jun 25, 2011, 07.45 PMby shortpant

    I didn’t realize this dress was from this pattern—I’ve been waiting for the right fabric to come along. Excited a-fresh!

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    Apr 18, 2011, 02.55 AMby KittyCarmichael

    How much fabric did you need to make the dress?

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      Apr 18, 2011, 03.59 PMby katriniella

      I bought 2.5 yards, and I have quite a bit leftover. I’d imagine 2 yards would be enough, depending on the length you want. (I’m 5’ 11’’, for reference.) Since it’s all one piece, you could measure from your shoulder to your desired length, then double it for the back, and know exactly how much you need!

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    Apr 15, 2011, 07.45 AMby Sofiagynther

    Looks very nice and comfortable too! The fabric is great for this dress!

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    Apr 13, 2011, 09.31 PMby emilywirt

    This is so cute! I love this dress with your tattoo, too.

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    Apr 13, 2011, 06.40 PMby suzeb

    Great fabric! This dress showcases it well

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    Apr 13, 2011, 05.59 PMby madewithlove-online

    Lovely fabric and gorgeous dress :) The open back looks great with your tattoo.

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