Got a bodysuit costume you’ve been itching to sew? Picked up your copy of M7217 but need a little boost to get going? Here’s your chance! For the next several weeks we’ll be sewing through the pattern here on the blog, and we’d love for you to sew along with us!
Author Archives: Gillian
If you cosplay anime and manga characters with any regularity, there’s a good chance that at some point you’ll end up needing to sew a classic seifuku. There are any number of variations on the basic idea, as seen in everything from Sailor Moon to Kill la Kill, but the sailor collar ties them all together – and once you have that essential piece figured out, you can easily translate it to any character.
In the last post I talked about how I adapted Yaya Han’s peacock costume pattern, M7218, to create my phoenix costume. That post covered my style changes, so today I’ll talk a little bit more about how I created the understructure for this costume.