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23572Re: Kataginu

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  • Nick
    Mar 28, 2008
      >"JL Badgley" <tatsushu@...> wrote:
      >If you want to get
      > really spiffy, you can set pleats in the front--this will give you a
      > slight 'wing' look if you pull it off right without giving you the
      > monster Edo-period bamboo-reinforced parasails.

      The "Hitatare" PDF is great!
      Does anybody have an example of what this looks like with pleats?
      Or a pattern of where to place them?

      thanks for any help!

      --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, "JL Badgley" <tatsushu@...> wrote:
      >
      > On 3/6/08, wodeford wodeford@... wrote:
      > > --- In sca-jml@yahoogroups.com, "Scott" scottc_4@ wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I am sure that this question has been raised in the past, but I
      would
      > > > like some help. I am looking for some paterns for proper period
      > > > kataginu. I have found pictures, but no paterns or instructions
      about
      > > > how to make them. I do not mean the later Tokugawa style with the
      > > > overly large stiffened shoulders, but rather the smaller Momoyama
      > > > version. Thanks.
      > > >
      > > Go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sca-jml/files/Garb%20files/ and
      > > look for a PDF on "Hitatare." It includes a kataginu pattern that
      > > should suit you.
      > >
      > > Saionji no Hanae
      > > West Kingdom
      > >
      > To elaborate a little more: the kataginu is basically a hitatare
      > without sleeves. It is one large rectangle at the back, and two thin
      > rectangles hanging down the front. One of the easiest garments to
      > make (not sure why I haven't made more... hmmm). If you want to get
      > really spiffy, you can set pleats in the front--this will give you a
      > slight 'wing' look if you pull it off right without giving you the
      > monster Edo-period bamboo-reinforced parasails.
      >
      > Oh, and if you are going to put a design on the back, make sure you
      > measure where it will fall so it doesn't hide behind your koshi-himo
      > of your hakama! (Oops :0)
      >
      > -Ii
      >
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