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Old 08-02-2007, 07:16 PM   #1
euriclee
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Talking Free Patterns and tutorials

I thought it would be a good idea if we had a unique thread for free patterns and tutorials.
I tried hard to find patterns/instructions for the most requested items, like hakama, kimono and traditional japanese clothing.

Sewing tutorials:
http://www.husqvarnaviking.com/US/3367.htm

Leena's pattern drafting and sewing tutorials:
http://www.leenas.com/English/draw_patterns.html
http://www.leenas.com/English/sew_general.html

Making Your Own Patterns From Existing Clothing
http://community.livejournal.com/t_shirt_surgery/2149466.html
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=21533

Free Burda patterns:
http://www.burdamode.com/index,1333669,enEN.html
http://www.burdastyle.com/

Free simplicity pattern download:
http://www.sewingpatterns.com/
click on the pop up window when the page is loaded

tutorials to make a pleated skirt:
http://community.livejournal.com/hp_...ng/957634.html
http://www.thimble.ca/?p=168
http://www.koshka-the-cat.com/pleated_pattern.html

Sailor Fuku uniform (japanese):
(patterns) http://yousai.net/nui/eri/s/index.htm
(construction) http://yousai.net/nui/eri/nui/index.htm


Free kimono pattern + other patterns (japanese):
http://www.kokka.co.jp/so-ing/sewing/index.html

Free hakama, kimono and karinigu construction (japanese) :
http://yousai.net/nui/hakama/hakama.htm
http://yousai.net/nui/index.htm
(child size)http://www.gofuku-sugano.co.jp/kimono/nuiage.html

Excellent japanese sites with lots of tutorials:
http://fete.cside.com/ferio/
http://cosplaykobo.sakura.ne.jp/

Lots of sewing patterns: yukata, tops, skirt, pants etc(japanese)
http://www.otsukaya.co.jp/Tedukuri1410.htm
http://www.otsukaya.co.jp/Tedukuri1504.htm
http://www.otsukaya.co.jp/Tedukuri1510.htm
http://www.otsukaya.co.jp/Tedukuri1604.htm
http://www.otsukaya.co.jp/Tedukuri1610.htm
http://www.otsukaya.co.jp/Tedukuri1704.htm
http://www.otsukaya.co.jp/Tedukuri1710.htm


Anne Liese's Fibers and stuff japanese clothing:
http://fibers.destinyslobster.com/Ja...es/japmake.htm

karinigu and hakama (for dolls will need some adjustements):
(patterns) http://kakur.eek.jp/sy_img/index.html
(construction)http://kakur.eek.jp/sy_img/tips.html

How to wear a karinigu:
http://www.yusoku.com/self.html

Hats and accessories (japanese):
http://www.fjx.co.jp/sewingcom/sewing/index.html
http://www.clover.co.jp/hand/

Blog of a japanese cosplayer with tutorials.
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/

Wa-Loli Tutorials:
http://kanazumimiyoshi.livejournal.com/2645.html#cutid1
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=28415

Wa loli pattern(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200606210000/

Wa loli sleeve construction(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/6001
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/6002
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/6003

Here's another one, join the jinbei pattern with a circular skirt:
(jinbei pattern)http://yousai.net/nui/jinbei/a.htm
(jinbei construction)http://yousai.net/nui/jinbei/jinbei.htm
(skirt) http://yousai.net/nui/seizu/furea/index.htm


Petticoat tutorial(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200511040000/

Petticoat tutorial(english):
http://home.scarlet.be/fenicia/tutoral/petticoat/petticoate.htm
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=53082.0
http://community.livejournal.com/sew_loli/116820.html
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/6045490.html

Apron tutorial(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200510300000/

Circular skirt(japanese):
(direction)http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/6004
(pattern)http://layer.sblo.jp/category/89247-1.html

Miko style pleated skirt(japanese):
(direction)http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/6005
(pattern)http://layer.sblo.jp/article/1778793.html

Cute animal ears tutorial(japanese):
(direction)http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/6006
(pattern)http://layer.sblo.jp/category/90701-1.html

Tabi socks(japanese):
(direction)http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/6007
(pattern)http://layer.sblo.jp/category/32480-1.html

PITA TEN blouse pattern(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200605280000

Final Fantasy 12 Ashelia:
(direction)http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/2005 http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200612200000/
(pattern)http://layer.sblo.jp/category/158951-1.html

Trinity Blood costume pattern(japanese):
http://layer.sblo.jp/category/81196-1.html

ARIA dress(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200705290000/

unidentified costume(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200704280000/

Crimson-Shell costume(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200703060000/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200702250000/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200703050000/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200703090000/

Bias tape tutorial(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/9001

Coat pattern(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200701160000/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200701100000/

Lord of the ring cloak pattern and construction(japanese):
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200603010000/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200604090000/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200604160000/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200604240001/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200604150002/
http://plaza.rakuten.co.jp/otacomi/diary/200605020000/

Wings tutorial
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=60297

Naruto cosplay tutorials by Chibi-kun
http://www.freewebs.com/tsukuyomi/tutorials.html

Cosplay tips:
http://www.costumewardrobe.com/

Bloomers tutorials:
http://home.aol.com/ilove2lace/bloomer.html
http://www.shasta.com/suesgoodco/newcivilians/womenswear/drawerproject.htm
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/4904975.html
http://www.geocities.com/hansensmtn/toby/simple_pants.htm

goth loli skirt tutorial:
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/7929257.html

Empire style dress construction:
http://www.sensibility.com/pattern/regencypatternhelp.htm
http://www.sensibility.com/pattern/petticoat.htm

Edwardian jacket instruction:
http://www.sensibility.com/pattern/jacket.htm

1940's padded Dress construction:
http://www.sensibility.com/pattern/swinghelp.htm

Victorian dress construction:
http://www.sensibility.com/pattern/romanticdresshelp.htm

Easy dress pattern(French):
http://netmadame.free.fr/couture/patron_universel/explications.htm

Bonnet Pattern:
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/9161897.html
http://www.kannikskorner.com/infobonnets.htm

Himegyaru hair tutorial:
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/9355855.html

Cutsew blouse:
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/9222512.html
http://community.livejournal.com/t_shirt_surgery/4066549.html

Super Easy Skirt Tutorial:
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/8977850.html

How to make a Tiered Skirt:
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/4823813.html
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/7532234.html

Garter Belt Tutorial:
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/6522878.html

Wa loli dress
http://community.livejournal.com/egl/4223045.html

Sailor collar pattern:
http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v255/Mistress_Mel/EGL/Collars/

Kimono and hakama pattern:
http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v155/AnimeAngelBlue/patterns/

Free pants patterns:
http://www.mediatinker.com/blog/archives/008262.html
http://community.livejournal.com/t_shirt_surgery/3597625.html

Anyone got interesting links to share?



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Old 08-03-2007, 12:28 AM   #2
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All kinds of great tips at Sarcasm-Hime's links page...
http://www.sarcasm-hime.net/tipscosplay.html

How To Make A Hakama Pattern and instructions by yours truly. ^_^

How To Tie An Obi Instructions and pictures.

Tips for Making Accessories My primer on materials and techniques.

Wearing Wigs Got long hair but want to wear a wig?

Tips for Building Mascots When you want to be big and furry...

Tips for Making Prop Swords Instructions and tool suggestions.

Bootcovers Made Simple How to make custom covers for shoes and boots.

Plus she has good links to other sites for costume help
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Old 08-03-2007, 01:19 PM   #3
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Nice Sailor Senshi outfit pattern/guide I'm using on Lynleigh's site, here: http://www.lynleigh.com/cosplay/
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