For my Inuyasha costume, I looked through the pattern books at JoAnn Fabrics and found a kimono-style top. Along with that pattern came a pattern for some kinda "genie-style" pants. They were really poofy too ^_^
I ended up using both of those, just altering the sleeves so they would flare out at the end. Plus the slits at the shoulders, and the lacing on the ends of the sleeves. Then just cut out the holes at the waist in the pants so it was similar to Inu's hakama.
Well I made a kikyo outfit I just bought 2 pattens 1 for a kimono style top and hakama pants which I found both suprisingly at joann's. and I just followed that...and yes for kikyo def. dont get thick fabric...for the top though get a little thick but make sure it isnt see through..unlike mine -_-; pants u might want to get a little thick fabric if u wanna wear it when its cold out..(I learned that the hard way..haha ^_^) well..hope that helps..a little haha ^_^
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