Yet another addition to Tamaki’s blossoming wardrobe! This time I used some fabric that I picked out with kimono making in mind. Part of what makes kimonos so pretty is all of the beautiful patterns and how they can be combined to create different looks. Buying kimono scraps from Japan is always an option, but since I’m still in the beginning stages of sewing, I’d hate to spend so much on fabric to make something very amateur. So until I improve my skill, I have to stick with what can be found at the hobby store. I wanted to pick fabrics that not only had a Japanese flair but reflect the colors of summer. My quest for Japanese style fabrics came up short(they barely even had anything with flowers), but I did find some nice summer colors. The fabrics I picked were a soft green, rich patterned red, and polka dot yellow. Since polka dot kimonos can be really nice, I decided to give it a go and sew one for Tamaki.
That concludes Tamaki’s yellow kimono. I’d like to make the red one next!