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Sailor Fuku Cosplay Tutorial by SparklePipsi Sailor Fuku Cosplay Tutorial by SparklePipsi

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At last, I finished my Sailor Fuku tutorial! My Sailor Moon costumes get the most questions by far, and I've been meaning to put together this tutorial foreverrrrr to answer everyone's questions ~ I hope it helps out a few aspiring senshi cosplayers out there <3!

This is my first tutorial, but if it goes over well I might put together more so let me know if there's anything else you'd like to see from me!

Click download to view the complete tutorial in pdf form, or you can download it directly from my website.

I hope you enjoy, feel free to comment or message me with further questions!

Edit: I noticed the new PDF reader on DA is a little wonky ... I did update the fonts in the pdf so they look a little nicer than they did before, but this pdf looks best if you download it and read it in adobe reader/acrobat. | facebook
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[Stock and Resources] Suggester says, "This cosplay tutorial is easy to follow and covers all the bases on making your own Sailor Moon costume. It could be easily modified for people to make their own characters, too." Sailor Fuku Cosplay Tutorial by ~SparklePipsi ( Suggested by sakkysa and Featured by PirateLotus-Stock )
kaylathehedgehog Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is pretty spiffy!
emmmileh Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
I'm so happy I found this tutorial! :)
AshleyNara Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2014  Student Writer
Did you hand sew it or use a sewing machine?
Fandoms-and-Manga Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
This tutorial is amazing. I'm using it for my Sailor Jupiter cosplay. Thank you so much! But I still have a few questions,

By how many inches did you alter the top pattern?

And how far in did you go exactly for the collar?

Again thank you so much. I have been wanting to cosplay for a long time and this tutorial is a lifesaver.
PrincessBunnychan Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
I want to thank you for posting this tutorial. I used it it last year to make pieces for my Sailor America costume and now I'll be using it again for a burlesque Sailor Jupiter costume. I recommended this tutorial to several of my friends and they LOVE how easy it is to follow!
RaindropCosplay Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
This was so helpful when I made my first Sailor Pluto cosplay! Thank you so much for making this!  I'm going to end up redoing it now that I have learned a lot more and am more confident in my skills haha but I did have a couple questions regarding the skirt.  I wanted to ask what exactly a "Pocket-Styled hem" is and if you have a tutorial you suggest.  Does this type of hem have anything to do with lining? I don't see when exactly you add in the lining and flip it if that is the way you do it :)

I look forward to more tutorials that you come out with in the future!
MalteseLizzieMcGee Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014   Traditional Artist
Do you sew the outer skirt to the lining, then turn it inside out and iron it? Or are the lining and outer skirt only attached at the top?
You also mention a "pocket style hem". What does this mean?
SilentEvilx Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so so so much for this tutorial!! My friends and I did a Sailor Moon group last summer and we couldn't have done it without this tutorial!

I did Sailor Venus :D…

And this is our group!

Thank you so so much :) :hug:
xShunShin Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hey yes I was wonder I'm using the same pattern and also after this tutorial xD but I think I am abit lost there/did something worng I just cut out the top part for the upperbody and the front part it didnt have a V line up more like a U. :/ should I folder up the fabric again cut it out again or change something in my pattern?
LadyValkyrie13 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
is the reason the pleats are slanted like that (ie. 2'' on top 3'' on bottom) because its eventually cut into the V shape? i am going to be making the skirt for lucy heartfilia from fairy tail and just adding a waist band to the top instead of the bodysuit. will it make a difference? i really like your tutorial as it is easier to follow than others i have seen... please respond asap, i am about to start marking my pleats! haha
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