Free Patterns and tutorials

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#1 euriclee on 11 years ago

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:
[url]http://www.husqvarnaviking.com/US/3367.htm[/url]

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cosplay tips:
[url]http://www.costumewardrobe.com/[/url]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Anyone got interesting links to share?


:rockon:

#2 stefaniecat on 11 years ago

All kinds of great tips at Sarcasm-Hime's links page...
[url]http://www.sarcasm-hime.net/tipscosplay.html[/url]

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

#3 Kitsoru on 11 years ago

Nice Sailor Senshi outfit pattern/guide I'm using on Lynleigh's site, here: [url]http://www.lynleigh.com/cosplay/[/url]

#4 wannapokeichigo on 10 years ago

chiideki.com

general Bleach costume - how i learned to make Hakama

#5 pinky12 on 9 years ago

I had one site on [URL="http://www.favecrafts.com/sewing"]free sewing patterns[/URL] that will helps you for get some craft idea and patterns. I made many items using this site. It gives you free helps for all kind for art and crafts. I love to visit that site often and often it's eye catching!

#6 capnmckay on 9 years ago

[url]http://lastwear.deviantart.com/gallery/#patterns[/url]

^ It has an awsome in-depth describtion of how to make your own hakama

#7 kiratsukai on 9 years ago

Does this count?

[url]http://www.cosplay.com/showthread.php?t=196625[/url]

#8 steve7680768 on 9 years ago

These outfits are really very good and less expensive....

#9 VickyBunnyAngel on 9 years ago

Purpleduckie has made an awesome listing of a ton of tutorials all in one place.

[url]http://www.darkelements.ca/Tutorials/list.htm[/url]

#10 totorolover on 8 years ago

i found another petticoat tutorial, this ones very easy to follow

[URL="http://sugardale.blogspot.com/2008/08/how-to-make-petticoat.html"]http://sugardale.blogspot.com/2008/08/how-to-make-petticoat.html[/URL]

#11 RyuichiTora on 8 years ago

looks like you went through a lot of work to hunt all these down! Thanks so much! <3

#12 AnalexBeetleBum on 8 years ago

Just fyi, the 'unidentified costume' appears to be a pattern for a costume of Date Masamune from one of the Sengoku Basara games. [URL="http://tomopop.com/photo.phtml?post_key=6688&photo_key=11310"]pic[/URL]

#13 Chiyo_chan on 8 years ago

Oh wow, you're a life saver! Thank you for posting this! It helped me out so much :)

#14 Devil Lista on 8 years ago

This list is an absolute life saver!

#15 fzane on 8 years ago

Oh wow, just what I came here for! Great list, thanks.

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