Kimono / Bathrobe 18" Doll Clothes Pattern

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Read Creation's Kimono PDF pattern will give your 18" doll, like American Girl® Dolls, an Asian flair. Not interested in a Kimono?  Turn the pattern into a warm and snuggly bathrobe! Instructions for both options are included. This pattern is very easy to sew and is perfect for a beginning sewer.

Bonus instructions on how to make the belt (Obi) and shoes (Geta) are also included.

Recommended Fabrics:  brocade, silk, cotton, terry, micro fleece or similar fabric


Supplies Needed: 
Supplies needed for the Kimono:
-1 yard of brocade, silk, cotton or similar fabric.

Supplies needed for Bathrobe:
-1 yard of terry, cotton, silk or micro fleece fabric

Supplies needed for the Obi (Belt):
-A strip (4 ½” x 24” cut cross grain) of satin, cotton or similar fabric
-1 ¾” x 13½” piece of felt (used as filler for belt, therefore color is not important)
-1½” piece of hook and loop tape about ¼” wide (you can take a ½” or ¾” piece and cut in half lengthwise)

Supplies needed for the Geta (Shoes):
-2 ¾” x 3 ½” piece of 1/8” or ¼” plywood (I used a rectangle wooden plaque from a hobby store)
-16” of 1/8” - ¼” black ribbon
-4 wooden Skinny Sticks® or other wooden craft sticks (5 ¾” x ¼”)
-Glue (Tacky® Glue or any glue for wood)
-2 small buttons, optional
-Clear elastic like elastic jewelry string, about 2x 6”, optional


Skill Level:  Beginner


What You Get: One 27 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.

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Vendor: Read Creations

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jennifer r.
United States

so easy and stunning!

I loved this pattern. I made the kimono. It was so easy and it had quite a stunning end result.

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Joann S.
United States

Fantastic pattern

This pattern was easy to sew and turned out great. I will be making more Kimonos in other colors!

Kimono / Bathrobe 18 Doll Clothes
Pauline G.
United Kingdom

Kimono / bathrobe

Excellent download .. stitched out that afternoon , when together like a dream , good fit.

Kimono / Bathrobe 18 Doll Clothes
Carolina l.

Easy to follow,great pattern!

Easy to follow,great pattern!


Beautiful Kimono

Used brocade satin with smallish designs to make Kimono. Easy pattern and directions. First one came out beautiful so I made another. Great excuse to shop for fancy fabrics! PROBLEM: pattern calls for one yard but the pattern pieces only take up one-third yard of 45inch wide fabric. Used the left over fabric to make the Chinese style Cheongsam, pattern also available at Pixiefaire.