About Japanese kimonos, patterns and how to sew a kimono.
Textile Museum of Canada
Clothing Patterns from the Weaving Room
A book filled with patterns you can sew easily with your handwoven fabrics.
How to Make a Kimono
Claire Shayhan gives instructions for sewing a kimono.
Japanese Style Sewing Patterns
Quarter coats, cocoon style, origami.
A Japanese kimono shop site with lovely examples of kimono, obi,t abi, hakama, hanten.
From Threads, how to design a kimono coat.
Instructions for sewing Yukuta – unlined kimono.
Sewing Books: Kimono
Making Kimono and Japanese Clothes
Kimonos for men, women, and children; mompe, the traditional trousers worn by both sexes; the short versions of kimono known as hippari and jimbei; and waistcoats, including a child’s chan-chanko.
The Book of Kimono: The Complete Guide to Style and Wear
For women, there are formal kimono, obi and accessories, and the lightweight summer yukata; for men, the yukata and the ceremonial ensemble of kimono, haori coat and hakama skirt. Children’s kimono for festive events are also described.
UK: book of Kimono
Make Your Own Japanese Clothes: Patterns and Ideas for Modern Wear
Step-by-step instructions for making 14 select traditional garments, from the luxurious wedding rove and the classic kimono to the informal hanten jacket and practical field pants.
UK: Make your own Japanese Clothes
Last Updated on March 17, 2018 by Paivi Suomi