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Re: [SCA-JML] How do you "scale up" patterns?

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  • Donald Luby
    ... I don t know Effingham s hakama pattern off the top of my head, but my patterns (http://www.dementia.org/~djl/sca/japanese/patterns.html) all have you
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 2, 2005
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      On Oct 29, 2005, at 10:35 PM, Jason wrote:

      > I'm wanting to make a pair of hakama, and I am using Sengoku Daimyo's
      > pattern. My material is 60" wide. Should I just cut it as his
      > pattern shows (at 45"), or should I "scale up"? If I should scale up,
      > how should I go about doing this? In other words, which numbers need
      > to be increased? Obviously not the length or the length of the "door
      > knob catchers". Should the position of the crotch slit from the edges
      > of the pattern be adjusted? Do I need to adjust the number and/or
      > depth of pleats? Thank you very much.

      I don't know Effingham's hakama pattern off the top of my head, but my
      patterns (http://www.dementia.org/~djl/sca/japanese/patterns.html) all
      have you first cut the fabric into ~15" strips, so scaling that way is
      a lot easier.


      > Jason


      Sir Koredono
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