Everything you need for your new favorite kimono – in one sewing kit. With free video tutorial.

The The Basic Kimono offers the perfect solution between the sophistication of a blazer and the comfort of a cardigan. You can sew the DIY Kimono in sizes XS-XXXL.

Project duration: about 6 hours

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Click here for the single pattern.


The Basic Kimono is a true all-rounder with its simultaneously elegant fabric and loose fit. It offers the perfect solution between the sophistication of a blazer and the comfort of a cardigan. You make the kimono in one of the sizes from XS-XXXL. Which one you sew, you decide only when cutting. Everything you need to make this garment can be found in your sewing kit. How about a whole DIY suit? Complete the look with the Leslie Pants and Noella Blouse.

  • fabric in the right amount
  • the paper sewing pattern
  • interlining
  • snap buttons
  • recycled sewing thread from Gütermann
  • the JULIANA MARTEJEVS fabric label
  • detailed video tutorial (German with English subtitles)
Additionally needed
  • scissors for paper and fabric
  • pins
  • access to sewing machine, ironing board and iron
Size chart

Which size is the right one? As always, take a look at our size chart. Even if your measurements are slightly different, it’s not a problem! The loose cut allows for a cool and casual fit on all of us!

Dimensions in cm XS S M L XL XXL XXXL
Bust 82 86 90 96 102 108 116
Waist 62 66 70 76 82 88 96
Hip 90 94 98 104 110 116 122
Material composition

Preppy Pinstripe: 62% Polyester, 32% Viscose, 6% Elastane

Video tutorial

You can find the video instructions for the pattern here. If you’ve never sewn before, watch our sewing machine basics video tutorial first. There you will learn about the components of a sewing machine and how to sew your first seam. The video tutorial for the Basic Kimono is the same as for the Chrissy Kimono. Just skip the patchwork steps.


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We love your custom JULIANA MARTEJEVS outfits and your creative combinations of your favorite garments as much as seeing you in the fun process of making your JULIANA MARTEJEVS DIY pieces. For a chance to be featured on our Instagram channel or here, use the hashtag #JULIANAMARTEJEVSonME and tag @julianamartejevs_official on your photo.

Here you can view the full photo gallery with your best #JULIANAMARTEJEVSonME looks.

Photographer: Yelizaveta Vlasenko, Model: Elena-Noellae Blumenstein, Make-up artist: Lisa Neubacher

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