I hope that you all have already khimar sewing basic skills.  And  here we just overview how it is possible to design khimars and diversify muslimah wardrobe content.
According to my experience many of you prefer khimar-kaftan and I also made a lot of experiments with this pattern. Therefore let’s repeat the sewing tutorial for the khimar-kaftan: click me,  and then let’s see what we can add to it or how to decorate it. And the same features will be possible to apply to any other khimar type!

[icegram messages=”5527″] The first and most simple is to gather or drape sides of the khimar.
You can do this using buttons or by making pleates. This will bring more volume to the khimar.

If you plan to do so, remember that in this case you do not need to make back part sides longer, like in basic pattern. See it on the picture below – an addition е is not needed.

Combination of colors and fabric textures

Cut the pattern on the paper. Draw pieces and cut them from different fabrics.  And then join all parts. Result can surprise you!

Slits and figured hemline

Pleats/Drapes or “waves”
I need to notice that this design looks good for sizes after 40. If you are slim, this is not your choice!

You need to split the pattern of the front part into three parts to make such drapes. Make the middle part longer and when you joining parts back to one detail, you need to drape the middle part.

 

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