You will need about 2 metres of material. To make the curve on the pattern use a string and pencil to get the curve. Or just guess and even the thing out before it’s too late I suppose. Before you cut out your material try the paper pattern for size.
Before you start sewing lay all the pieces out to check they fit together.
Step 1 – Join both front sections to the outer seam of the back. Your cape should be taking shape.
As with the cape you need about 2 metres of a material of your choice. For this pattern it is best to iron hems and pin the seams as you go along.
Step 1 – Sew both fronts on to the back, leaving 5cm from the middle
Both these patterns are rough guides, the kimono is easier, but if you take your time and try it on for size as you go both can be made in a day.