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turnipmelody
09-27-2010, 12:29 PM
This is my first cfostume and i need a bit of help.
I'm doing a Kotone/lyra costume from pokemon and am totally lost when it comes to fabric and how to sew her overalls/shorts thing.
I need a good online store where i can find good fabric to use, since the only store that sells fabric in my town recently stopped.

Heres a picture for referance http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/File:HeartGold_SoulSilver_Lyra.png

Kitsoru
09-28-2010, 02:11 AM
Why not use a deep indigo midweight denim? That's what they always seemed like to me.

Failing that, I suppose a blue twill would also work.

Fabric.com (http://fabric.com/) is a good site- their prices are very reasonable and they offer swatches. Denver fabrics (http://www.denverfabrics.com/) and JoAnn's (http://www.joann.com/joann/home/home.jsp) online site are the two other sites I use most for ordering fabric online, though beware that neither offer swatches (Denver Fabrics TECHNICALLY does, but only for a very few fabrics..).

http://www.fabric.com/just-arrived-just-arrived-fashion-fabric-kaufman-denim-fabric-kaufman-denim-6.5oz-blue.aspx?cm_vc=756b1813-cbc1-43b3-84bd-29889bf8fb7b
Here's a good denim from fabric.com that could work.

http://www.fabric.com/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductID=d313f6c9-b3ae-4877-a5c9-6572be85a868
And a twill.