Sick of applying sunscreen? Like the sun but not the damaging rays? Our beautiful summer Aruba Kaftan pattern with its long sleeves & roomy fit is the perfect cover up this summer. Light enough for the beach & covering enough for the city. Free to download now from Pattern and Cloth. Available in three sizes - small, medium & large
Lightweight woven fabric like organic cotton, linen, silk, rayon, japanese lawn, tanan lawn & cotton voile.
Main fabric 150cm/60in width: Small (3-5yrs) 75cm/30in, Medium (6-8yrs) 90cm/36in, Large (9-12yrs) 110cm/44in.
Bias binding: Neckline bias binding 18mm (11/16in) width - Small (3-5yrs) 70cm (27 9/15in), Medium (6-8yrs) 80cm (31 1/2in), Large (9-12yrs) 85cm (33 7/16in). Button loop bias binding 12mm (1/2in) - All sizes 30cm (12in). Buttons: 5 small buttons at neckline. Thread: In a colour of your choice.
Pattern Skill Level
Beginner Sewer & Easy Project for Adults & Children: This is a great pattern for the beginner sewer or a sewer. The most challenging part will be attached the bias binding. You shouldn't be put off by this. Once you've grasped this skill, it's one you will use over and over again in sewing. Children doing this project will require an adult to sew the bias binding on and help with attached buttons.
Sizes: Small (3-5yrs), Medium (6-8yrs) & Large (9-12yrs). Pattern download includes all sizes. View our size guide here for choosing which size pattern to sew.
Paper Requirements for Printing
Instructions: 15 sheets
Pattern: 16 sheets
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