Patterns for jacket, pants, belt and hakama for Teddy Bears in the Japanese martial arts; includes pattern for a bear 20" high. Not sure you are ready to tackle a full-size dogi or hakama? Give this a try!
Learn the fundamentals of Japanese clothing construction at a smaller, more manageable scale. Rather than billowing yards of fabric for adult sizes, you can make his hakama from a length of fabric about the size of a large pillowcase. You will end with a charming Aikido buddy — and you will never fear hakama pleats ever again!