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Unread 02-14-2013, 11:15 PM   #1
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where to find plaid fabric and another type

I like to know how would i find plaid fabric that is similier to little busters, 11eyes, boku ha tomodachi ect?

and what about this type of fabric? http://www.nanoda.com/wp-content/upl...gaku_ozyy5.jpg if you see at the end of the shirt looks like kniited i'm sure but how do i find something like that? its the bottom of the shirt.
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Unread 02-15-2013, 12:16 PM   #2
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could you link pics of the plaid? and as for the bottom of the of the top it looks like a knitted stretch (aka a banded bottom)... personally i dont like the wear of them so i dont think you need it... but if you do http://www.makeit-loveit.com/2012/02...ed-bottom.html gives a tutorial on how to do the bottom just change the fabric!
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Unread 02-15-2013, 09:55 PM   #3
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examples of plaid i know there is alot more i just can't name them on the top of my head atm so i 'm wondering how can i find these plaids that are from anime they are super hard.


http://www.cosplay.com/photo/2177492/

http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=&se...3?_sid=38df434

http://browse.deviantart.com/?q=boku...?_sid=1122b7b6


and the knitted one i know how to make one of the shirt just i want know know how to make it look exactly like it where it looks like lines.
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Unread 02-15-2013, 10:24 PM   #4
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The knitting is a ribbed knit stitch which is actually knitted right into the sweater when they make it. Knitting machines can do that. Well, so can knitters working with needles but sweaters like the one in the picture are machine-knit in bulk. Making it look like that without actually knitting ribbing....is not easy. Anything that involves making fake stitches or painting/drawing lines on a plain fabric will not look like ribbing, it'll look fake and painted.

When it comes to the plaids used in animation...if it's not an actual tartan (google tartans and Scotland, it's amazing) then chances are you won't find it just sort of existing out there unless you're really lucky. And even then, it might be in a fabric which isn't appropriate for what you need to make. If you need a special non-tartan plaid in an appropriate fabric for, say, a skirt or pants, you may be out of luck. Ways to make it yourself vary - I've done ribbon-stitching, and it isn't the method I would recommend. I might lean toward paint, but it would make fabric stiff. Unless you can find a means of getting it custom-printed or specialty-woven (expensive and hard to do!) then your options are limited.
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Unread 02-15-2013, 10:53 PM   #5
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well i'm no good at creating things where i could do a custom art and print it out on fabric or something like that. but if i can find a fabric paint that doesn't stiff i'm sure i could do it
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http://browse.deviantart.com/art/Pla...rial-190214116 Perhaps this will be helpful
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You can get custom printed fabric here.
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