24237Re: Help Some Anime Fans
- Sep 3, 2008--- In email@example.com, Rich Goble <mcse4mci@...> wrote:
>both sides - cosplay and SCA. But, as has been mentioned, it's an
> Saionji-hime, I'll second that.
> I've seen breath-taking, stunningly beautiful costume work done on
"apples and oranges" thing.
>Bleach characters, it occurred to me that some of the outfits worn by
> Tatsume, here is my two cents - while looking at the pictures of the
the characters look like a blend of ancient and modern Japanese clothing.
>called "Make Your Own Japanese Clothes: Patterns and Ideas For Modern
> I bought a book a few months ago that may be of use to you. It is
Wear". It is written by John Marshall, and the ISBN is 0-87011-865-X.
I bought it at Borders.
>available through Tousando, sengokudaimyo.com, etc... it should help
> Between that book and the patterns for period Japanese clothing
you a great deal with making custom patterns for your anime clothing.
>Discussion section dedicated to anime and manga (and I saw several
> Actually, a quick Googling revealed that Cosplay.com has a Costume
Bleach discussions there). If the cosplay community is like the SCA,
I'd wager that the patterns are already out there for the asking.
>I was not looking for a guide on how to make the clothing or anything.
> - Imagawa Tadamori
I was just looking for clothing terms for fanwriters to use.
Though thank you for the book suggestion. Someone else had suggested
it for getting the dimensions correct.
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