Create a casual DIY for comfort at home


  • 2-3 yards of fabric, depending on your desired length
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Measuring tape
  • Sewing machine
  • Fringe or lace trim (optional)
  • Double satin ribbon (optional)

Orly Shani’s DIY Kimono Robe - Home & Family


  1. Fold your fabric in half (face to face, so wrong side of fabric is facing out) and lay flat on the floor.
  2. Pin all the edges closed with the fold on top.
  3. Cut an L shape out of the right and left side and then pin sides closed.
  4. Your L shape will be dependent on how large you want your sleeves and how wide you want your body
  5. Next cut up center front only to the fold, be sure not to cut the back.
  6. Sew your L-shapes closed, this will create your sleeve and side seams.
  7. To hem, fold the front, pin and sew. Do the same with the hem unless you are adding a lace or fringe trim. In that case you would just add the trim on to the rough cut edge of the fabric.

DIY Cost: $30 vs Retail: $100-$400

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