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« on: March 20, 2010 12:39:17 AM »

I am looking for a pattern of a Chinese jacket, mandarin collar, like those in kungfu movie. I tried searching online, not much luck. I know there's folkware, but it doesn't seems to be what I am looking for. Also, I want to look for more choice.

My last hope is here, thank you....

EDIT: the females in the photo

Goal......
http://tieba.baidu.com/%D9%DC%CA%AB%C2%FC/tupian/item/ff13251fa3806cd7a78669a3.html#picId=5d05d1099794219dd1581ba3

http://tieba.baidu.com/%D9%DC%CA%AB%C2%FC/tupian/item/5d05d1099794219dd1581ba3.html#picId=bcad820234e219104bfb51ae

extra.......2nd goal....
The difference is just the 'diagonal' ? and collar the same?
http://tieba.baidu.com/%D9%DC%CA%AB%C2%FC/tupian/item/ff13251fa3806cd7a78669a3.html#picId=a27f4f4a98edfb3c09f7efa3

http://www.xpweekly.com/share/xpweekly/0376/ent/20051102ent0074/xwk376b666ap03.jpg
« Last Edit: March 20, 2010 06:54:21 PM by floatingmoon » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2010 07:30:26 AM »

How accurate do you want it?  The major pattern companies seem to have their own take on the style, like these:  http://butterick.mccall.com/b4688-products-4809.php?page_id=369  or http://www.simplicity.com/p-1948-missmiss-petite-jackets.aspx
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« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2010 06:50:43 PM »

How accurate do you want it?  The major pattern companies seem to have their own take on the style, like these:  http://butterick.mccall.com/b4688-products-4809.php?page_id=369  or http://www.simplicity.com/p-1948-missmiss-petite-jackets.aspx.  

http://www.simplicity.com/p-1948-missmiss-petite-jackets.aspx  ??
Thank you, I think I need to learn how to do better search. How do you search? key words?  I tried Chinese, or mandarin, but got nothing...

the females in the photo
Goal......
http://tieba.baidu.com/%D9%DC%CA%AB%C2%FC/tupian/item/ff13251fa3806cd7a78669a3.html#picId=5d05d1099794219dd1581ba3

http://tieba.baidu.com/%D9%DC%CA%AB%C2%FC/tupian/item/5d05d1099794219dd1581ba3.html#picId=bcad820234e219104bfb51ae

extra.......2nd goal....
The difference is just the 'diagonal' ? and collar the same?
http://tieba.baidu.com/%D9%DC%CA%AB%C2%FC/tupian/item/ff13251fa3806cd7a78669a3.html#picId=a27f4f4a98edfb3c09f7efa3

http://www.xpweekly.com/share/xpweekly/0376/ent/20051102ent0074/xwk376b666ap03.jpg

With the simplicity pattern....??
Losen the waist, okay....  Wider arm pit? that I need to figure out how.
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« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2010 08:29:11 PM »

I actually just skimmed the jackets and coats patterns on the websites of the big 4 pattern companies.  I'm familiar enough with their catalogues to know when certain styles are being picked up (which I guess is sort of sad, and just indicative of how much time I spend flipping through pattern sites!).  To modify the simplicity pattern, I'd actually draft out the princess seams, since you don't see that type of tailoring in any of the examples you posted.  This link:  http://www.reddawn.net/costume/princess.htm shows you how to do that.  The example is for a bodice pattern, but you could translate the directions over to the coat.  And I don't know how to modify arm scythes, either.  I'd actually just cheat, by making it a size or two larger, subtracting the width from the center back, and tailoring at the side seams, if necessary.  Hope that helps!
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« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2010 09:56:00 PM »

Thank you for your detail suggestion.

hehe, it's nice you are looking at all those pattern, coz see, now you are being helpful!

And also, I like to look at pattern catalogs.
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