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Suzuka
« on: June 13, 2015 11:19:10 AM »

I'm looking to make a costume (see below image), and I'm wondering if anyone knows if this particular type of skirt (where there's a different colour on the under pleats) has a specific name, or if there's a pattern or tutorial that features a similar effect. I've had no luck finding one on my own, but it feels like there should be one somewhere - I'd rather not spend the time creating my own way of doing it if I don't have to.



As for the top, I figure I'll try to modify one of the mandarin-style top patterns I have in my collection, but if anyone knows of one that's particularly close (all I have are some retired patterns from Simplicity & McCalls), the tip would always be appreciated.

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« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2015 01:32:23 PM »

Google cheerleading costumes...

The skirt is an inverted pleated skirt...basically, you alternate the colors but then pleat the top color over the under color.

Here is a link that you might like...but I think it would be simpler to go buy a pattern and then adapt it.
http://hollitaima.deviantart.com/art/Lucky-Star-Cheerleading-Cosplay-Design-Draft-366548970

She has many patterns that might fit what you need.







http://hollitaima.deviantart.com/art/Lucky-Star-Cheerleading-Cosplay-Design-Draft-366548970
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