Get the perfect pattern for under your Japanese armour!
Developed by RH’s resident Japanese clothing expert and based on extant examples in Japanese museums and temples, our pattern for Oyoroi Hitatare is not only the most historically accurate Japanese clothing pattern you’ll ever buy, it’s the easiest pattern you’ll ever use.
Included are full-size pattern pieces and step-by-step instructions on how to construction Oyoroi Hitatare in a period manner (as well as directions for machine sewing). This pattern includes the hitatare (top), matching hakama (pants), kosode (undershirt) and shitabakama (drawers). Also included are extensive historical notes on the origin and appropriateness of oyoroi hitatare and directions on how to get dressed.
All you need is the shoes!
(Armour shown on cover not included.)
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