How to Make a Sailor Scout Uniform

Sailor Moon

A new adaptation of Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon Crystal, is almost here! The series premieres on July 5th on Hulu, and if you’re dying to make a Sailor Scout costume, DeviantArt user SparklePipsi has a incredibly detailed tutorial. She goes through each step of making the sailor fuku (the Sailor Scout uniforms) – you just have to purchase the pattern. It’s the Green Pepper “Crystal Lake” Skating Pattern. You only need about 1.5 yards of lycra and a couple colors of poplin, and lots of white ribbon. Even though you have a pattern, SparklePipsi has made a few sailor fukus and offers helpful tips – especially when it comes to the pleats. Plus, you have to make modifications to the pattern. Here’s her advice on adding the Sailor V shape to the skirts:

First, lay your skirt out flat with the front side facing up and the middle pleat centered. On the middle pleat, measure 8” from the bottom of the skirt and mark that point with a pin. Then continue to use pins to mark out the V shape of the skirt, with the top of the V ending at either side of the skirt. Refer to the picture to the left for this.

Once you mark where the V should go, stay stitch along the line you made with your pins, making sure to keep your pleats nice and flat. Once it’s all stay stitched, cut out the V like the picture in the lower right.

Now flip it over and repeat with the back of the skirt, except this time mark the tip of the V at about 9.5” from the bottom of the skirt.

You can download the complete tutorial as a PDF at DeviantArt.

Photo by Artistic Expressions

Join 7,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython in 2018 – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

Maker Business — American startups are having an increasingly smaller share of the market

Wearables — Switch the advantage

Electronics — Don’t float!

Biohacking — Optimizing the Warm Up

Python for Microcontrollers — CircuitPython 3.0.0 released!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.