The Charlie Caftan - by Closet Core Patterns
Paper Sewing Pattern
Nothing says summer elegance quite as well as a dramatic caftan. Get Caftan Body ready with Charlie, a fresh take on this warm weather staple.
All versions feature a deep V neckline, kimono sleeves, inset center panel and roomy pockets. View A is modern and architectural with striking pleats beneath the bust. For a softer, more romantic dress, Views B & C feature a gently gathered bodice with an optional waist tie for a figure skimming silhouette in two skirt lengths. You may also choose between a dramatically wide kimono sleeve, or one slightly higher cut for more coverage.
Difficulty: Advanced Beginner
Suggested Fabrics: Light to medium weight wovens such as linen, chambray, tencel, linen, silk, chiffon, rayon challis, crepe de chine, batiste and voile.
- Lightweight fusible interfacing
- Marking tool
- Polyester thread
This product is a pre-printed pattern. You will receive an instruction booklet and tissue pattern tucked inside a paper envelope.
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