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      Dawn & Gill

        70s Men's Kaftan Pattern

        A super roomy men's Kaftan or Kimono, they really knew how to be comfortable in the 70s! With 4 pattern pieces to sew and you have made this stunning design! Loose fitting Caftan has round neckline or mandarin collar,front zipper closing, full length kimono, square sleeves with split side-seams at the hem. Topstitch trim.

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF Download.

        Size Guide

        Chest: 38-40” (97-102cm)
        Waist: 32-34” (81-87cm)
        Hip: 39-41" (99-101cm)
        Shirt Sleeve: 33" (84cm)

        Width at Lower Edge: 62” (157cm)
        Finished Length (From Base of Neck): 62” (157cm)

        Sewing Notions

        60 cm (24") Neckline Zipper also Bias Tape (single fold) for B.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        44" or 45" (115cm) with or without nap, 4 yds (3.65m)
        60" (150cm) with nap, 3 1/8 yds. (2.85m)
        60" (150cm) without nap, 2 5/8 yds. (2.4m)
        25.4" (66cm)
        non woven 1/4 yd. (0.15m)

        Obvious diagonal fabrics are not suitable. For one-way design: use nap yardage and nap layout. Allowance for matching plaid and stripes not included in the yardage given.

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

        Recommended Fabrics

        Soft of Crisp fabrics such as Knits, Seersucker, Broadcloth, Cotton Gauze, Flannelette. Obvious diagonal fabrics and not suitable. Suitable for knits.

        An Image illustrates the fabrics: Pearl Bliss and Bohemian Silk from our Recommended Partner Croft Mill.
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        Skill Level

        Beginner / Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions and a full colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive in a clear re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.