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Loin cloth pattern

Postby maryanimal » Thu May 16, 2013 9:35 pm

I've searched the web for a pattern and I can't find one that is made of fur. I have this nice fur and I wanted to make one for a friend. and one for me! Anyone have a simple caveman-ish type loin cloth pattern?
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby tattoogoddess » Thu May 16, 2013 9:51 pm

Post above is not a loin cloth. Lion cloths are just to cover the butt and junk. The above is for a one armed tunic. Think Fred flinstone outfit.


It's just two squares with two long strips connectin the sides. Or a triangle in front and square in back with two strips connecting the pieces.


https://www.google.com/search?q=loin+cl ... 68&bih=928
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby msj2u » Thu May 16, 2013 10:19 pm

Sorry, just tried to help


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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby maryanimal » Thu May 16, 2013 10:51 pm

Thank you MSJ for the link! I appreciate it! :D


Tg: Um...wow...yeah! Thanks for the pictures of the many loin cloths! I getting some ideas...about which pattern to use! *yes that is a shit eating grin on my face* :twisted:
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby Ugly Dougly » Thu May 16, 2013 10:55 pm

Fur loincloths - if the fur is in contact with the skin - can function sort of like a diaper, if you know what I mean... :roll:

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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby BBadger » Fri May 17, 2013 12:41 am

msj2u wrote:http://www.ehow.com/how_5061350_sew-caveman-costume.html


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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby tattoogoddess » Fri May 17, 2013 6:42 am

Have to agree with bbadger on this one.
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby trilobyte » Fri May 17, 2013 9:36 am

I don't mean to state the obvious… but it's a loincloth! If ever there's an article of clothing that requires no pattern, it's shit worn by cavemen, castaways, survivalists, and Tarzan. Step one, get chunk of material. Step two, cover the bits you want to cover. Step three, use any means available to hold it in place.

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Postby Drawingablank » Fri May 17, 2013 10:55 am

True, it is probably the simplest and easiest form of clothing ever invented, but making one with faux fur takes a bit more thought than using an animal hide.

This is how I make mine:

1. Put a belt around your waist.
2. In front and back, measure from the belt top down to the extent you want to cover and the approximate width.
3. Make a paper pattern in a triangular shape with those measurements (irregular looks better with fur). If looking to make a breechclout then make it squared off (does not look good with fur).
4. Measure from the top of the belt in front under the crotch to top of belt in the back and add an inch or two - this is the length of the connecting piece.
5. Cut a rectangular piece of fabric in that length and the width of your triangular front and back pieces.
6. Sew the 3 pieces together.

Tips:
Don't forget to add seam allowances on the edges that are to be sewn.
Do not use fur for the crotch area - it will be way too warm. A soft cotton or flannel is best. If you do choose to use fur for this part it should be on the outside and lined with a soft fabric.
Do not make the center (crotch piece) too wide or it will feel like you are wearing a diaper.
Make a matching belt from fabric - way long so you can tie it closed.

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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby maryanimal » Fri May 17, 2013 11:36 am

Thank you DAB for friendly POSITIVE info. I have a few ideas, but you gave me a better idea of what to do!

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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby maryanimal » Fri May 17, 2013 11:41 am

:roll:
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Postby TomServo » Fri May 17, 2013 11:55 am

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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby maryanimal » Fri May 17, 2013 12:44 pm

I found a great and easy idea!
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby SouthernExposure » Fri May 17, 2013 12:49 pm

TomServo,

Ok. Now I need a pattern for a shemagh. Any ideas?

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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby Sham » Fri May 17, 2013 12:58 pm

It appears that it's just a rectangular piece of fabric.
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Postby TomServo » Fri May 17, 2013 1:00 pm

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Re: Loin cloth pattern

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Postby EspressoDude » Fri May 17, 2013 3:02 pm

sometimes called what they look like on the back of big trucks...mud flaps..

just a square with a hem that a leather boot lace cam be put through (x2)
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby delle » Fri May 17, 2013 3:48 pm

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I crocheted mine. Softest cord possible made all the difference, but I did wear it with a utility belt more than once. (cheating in this picture with a bikini-bottom underneath, but I was on my way to meet all you fuckos and wasn't that brave)
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby oscillator » Fri May 17, 2013 4:03 pm

Sounds like BBadger wants a loincloth for eHow.

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Postby Drawingablank » Fri May 17, 2013 6:35 pm

delle wrote:Image

I crocheted mine. Softest cord possible made all the difference, but I did wear it with a utility belt more than once. (cheating in this picture with a bikini-bottom underneath, but I was on my way to meet all you fuckos and wasn't that brave)


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Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri May 17, 2013 7:36 pm

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Postby Eric » Fri May 17, 2013 7:56 pm

SouthernExposure wrote:TomServo,

Ok. Now I need a pattern for a shemagh. Any ideas?


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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby maryanimal » Fri May 17, 2013 8:11 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:Image


Hey I like that! Thanks Dougly! Mucho appreciado! :D
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Postby theCryptofishist » Fri May 17, 2013 8:25 pm

the Fringe is a nice touch.
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Postby FIGJAM » Fri May 17, 2013 8:52 pm

Could you have ment a Dhoti?
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby Oldguy » Sat May 18, 2013 11:24 am

loincloth from google image search...
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby maryanimal » Sat May 18, 2013 12:33 pm

does the length of the loin cloth denote anything in particular? :shock: :lol:
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Re: Loin cloth pattern

Postby Sic Pup » Sat May 18, 2013 1:16 pm

maryanimal wrote:does the length of the loin cloth denote anything in particular? :shock: :lol:


If there's any correlation to vehicle size it's usual the lengths some go to compensate.

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