Added Jun 21, 2011
I realised I didn’t have any ethnic clothes in my wardrobe and made my first attempt. I wanted to use a genuine capulana (traditional Mozambique fabric) but had no idea where to buy it. Instead I used printed cotton, but I’m very, very happy with the way it turned out.
I shorten the pattern about 10 cm and tighten from the waistline to bottom, in order to reduce the bulk around the hips.
I added in-seam pockets.
What do you think of these summery styles?
Sewing & Techniques
Check out this step-by-step on sewing our wrapped and pleated mini skirt
Check out the debut of this lovely designer style pattern with angular pleats
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 1
Dreamy dresses, floral prints, and cute spring tops.
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