The 'Milli' high-waisted harem pants were made from a massive caftan-style dress. I wanted to challenge myself with this garment. Instead of "cropping" the dress into a smaller version of itself I decided to turn it into something completely different. I thought harem pants would work because the style would take advantage of the fabric print. The beautiful floral print is what drew me to the dress in the first place. Harem pants are easy to make. Below is a basic diagram of the pattern:
Passing All Understanding: Draw your Kameez Pattern (Note the similarity in shapes to Viking-era serks.) The instructions cover multiple blog entries; you need to skip past one non-costuming-related entry to get to the end.