Here you will find diagrams and directions for making a few essential Islamic clothing items. They are free for you to print out and use.
Simple Caftan: A short-sleeved caftan
Abaya: The classic one-piece open abaya drapes from the head to the toe
Shoulder-Style Abaya: A simple and practical closed abaya
Niqab: Three patterns—all easy to make
Khimar: The basic wrist-length khimar
Chador: This pattern requires 60"-wide fabric. It has openings for the hands and makes a wonderful one-piece prayer outfit.
Underscarves: Three patterns to choose from for use under your khimar
Last Modified April 25, 2007
e-mail: Shazeeda Shakoor