This section is from the book "Clothing For Women: Selection, Design, Construction", by Laura I. Baldt. Also available from Amazon: Clothing For Women: Selection, Design, Construction.
The draft of a kimono night-gown is here explained and illustrated (Fig. 60). The break in the illustration is made for the same reason explained on p. 102. This type of gown can be cut directly from the material if desired.
Length of gown (from highest point of shoulder to floor)
Width at bottom (desired width)