Added Mar 3, 2013
There are several types of kimono’s. For men, for women, seasonal, for kids, funeral, wedding, casual, offical, etc. I’ve made three maiko kimono with matching obi, because I wanted to ^^
For the kimono I’ve used this website: http://kurokami-kanzashi.deviantart.com
I’ve made an maiko obi, about 6 mtr long and 33 cm wide.
Here’s a link to a document about “how to dress up as a geisha” http://mommy-silver.deviantart.com/art/How-to-dress-up-as-a-geisha-189754558
Oh, the wig? I’ve made it all by myself. Bought five wigs, all black. Stripped four and sewn the hairpieces into the fifth. With a lot of hairglue I’ve shaped the hair. The kanzashi, hair ornaments, are also based on the website of kurokami-kanzashi. Tutorials are copy-right free, but it’s polite not to steal.
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