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ShadowTwinz
11-09-2010, 09:39 PM
Hello, well I've been having difficulty finding a pattern for jodhpurs (if I remember the name correctly...)

As many hetalia fans know most of the characters pants are jodhpurs, and I haven't been able to find any good patterns on how to make them

Reference Pictures of Characters with jodhpurs:
http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20090721150411/hetalia/images/b/b2/North_Italy.png
http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20090408194630/hetalia/images/thumb/2/24/Germanybw.jpg/150px-Germanybw.jpg

ShinobiXikyu
11-09-2010, 10:38 PM
Actually, jodhpurs are a kind of riding boot. Unfortunately, I'm not sure what you'd call the pants. But they look to me like they're made to bag out like that by being tucked into the boots. (Or, you could try sewing curvy, "bagged out" seams on the legs that'll make them naturally sag like that. Think how those infamous parachute pants were built...)

grotesk_faery
11-09-2010, 10:52 PM
^ Actually, jodphurs are riding pants. Boots are called boots. Trust me, I'm (literally) an equine expert.

I've never heard of someone making their own jodphurs/breeches, at least not in the equestrian world. However, since they are an historical piece, you could probably find a pattern online if you looked for old breeches patterns.

glitter bomb
11-09-2010, 10:55 PM
I think I have some links to jodhpur patterns from my steampunk research. I'll see if I can find them. in the meantime you may want to try googling "riding trousers" or "riding breeches" (what we in the West adopted jodhpurs for) as that yielded the best results for me prior. there are several different styles, but that may help.

re: above, jodhpurs can refer to the boot or the pants. typically the pants, but that makes it confusing. :)

alpha_helix
11-09-2010, 11:03 PM
I (and nearly everyone else who's made an Imperial Officer uniform for the 501st) started with a good pattern for nice dress pants, flared out the side seam through the thigh, and tapered it back down below the knee so they'll fit into your boots nicer. You can also interface the outer thigh portions for a stiffer flare. That's about all there is to it.

It should go without saying that the above tips won't give you proper riding jodhpurs, but you really don't need proper riding gear for this costume. Plain ole poofy pants will work nicely.

glitter bomb
11-09-2010, 11:12 PM
I (and nearly everyone else who's made an Imperial Officer uniform for the 501st) started with a good pattern for nice dress pants, flared out the side seam through the thigh, and tapered it back down below the knee so they'll fit into your boots nicer. You can also interface the outer thigh portions for a stiffer flare. That's about all there is to it.
I second that advice. :) I was going to suggest something similar because jodhpurs are basically full cut pants that taper below the knee. but I thought perhaps if the OP was asking about a pattern they might not be comfortable winging it as described.

It should go without saying that the above tips won't give you proper riding jodhpurs, but you really don't need proper riding gear for this costume. Plain ole poofy pants will work nicely.
exactly. this is a cartoon cosplay, not an historical replica of a riding outfit. :)

back at the OP, btw the reason jodhpurs are worn in those images is because they're referencing vintage soldier uniforms. you may be able to find an appropriate base outfit at a military surplus store.

Kelley
11-10-2010, 04:18 AM
I'm going to third Alpha's advice.

There are riding breeches / jodhpur patterns out there, but unless you plan on riding extensively in this costume (you'd be fine in normal trousers for even a photo-shoot), you don't need to make them suited for actually riding. There are some aesthetics created by the historical cut necessary for riding, but they're negligible unless you're really looking at someone's crotch-area - which is covered by those jackets you've posted, anyway. :)

ShadowTwinz
11-10-2010, 04:21 PM
Thank you all very much for the very informative posts ^^ It really helped clear up my question ^^

Jet_Texas
12-03-2010, 04:29 PM
I bought this for my commissar...size LG (which means little girl evidently! they fit a friend of mine she is 5'3 anyway...)

http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/cb.aspx?a=70039

2 pair for $20


These I have not tried but take a look

http://www.sportsmansguide.com/net/cb/cb.aspx?a=743162
same price 2 for $20

B.O.M.
12-03-2010, 07:44 PM
The pants for my daughter's N Italy cosplay are jodhpurs. I found the pattern online (it was an out of print one. Vogue 2521, copyright 1990.

IntoxicatedPeng N Italy cosplay (http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs319.ash2/59982_1552985981103_1128775232_31639970_3055083_n. jpg) Another pic showing the blousing of the pants (http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs031.snc4/33914_1604335904819_1128775232_31752852_3210794_n. jpg)

edited to add: similar pattern (http://cgi.ebay.com.au/VOGUE-UNCUT-SEWING-PATTERN-PANTS-JODHPURS-12-14-16-/300456547849?pt=AU_Sewing&hash=item45f49b1609)
same pattern (http://cgi.ebay.com/VOGUE-DESIGNER-ROBERT-BURTON-SIZE-6-8-10-PATTERN-2521-/140484926493?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20b58ddc1d)