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Mommy and Me Kimono

It finally happened, I sewed myself a kimono and a matching one for my daughter!!
Ever since I made her floral kimono I've been wanting one for myself. As I was cleaning my sewing room I stumbled upon an onion knit feather fabric. The feathers are beautiful and I hadn't thought of what to do with it. ( Hi my name is Paulette and I'm a fabric hoarder) Light bulb hit, kimono! I drafted my pattern and what do you know I had enough for myself and my mini me lol.

I was excited to have one and wear it during my pregnancy. 
I decided to use the same lace trim as the one I had previously used on my daughter's floral kimono.
Here we are in our mommy and me kimonos! She looks so cute! Being pregnant a kimono is a must, it dresses up the belly more and the lightweight fabric keeps me cool in the summer.


Now that kimono is off my check list, I have a few more maternity makes that I want to share with you, so stay tune!

Here is a silly pose lol







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  1. This is so sweet and creative!! Congratulations and you two look fabulous!

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  2. They are just beautiful, I feel inspired to do and look in my fabric stash to make something for myself and my 3 girls xx

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