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Mermaid Tail eBook Bundle (All Four eBooks)

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This purchase is a DIGITAL DOWNLOAD including the "How to Make Printed Fabric Mermaid Tails" eBook, the "Let's Make Extra Fins for Mermaid Tails" eBook, the "How to Install a Hidden Zipper in a Mermaid Tail" eBook, and the "Mermaid Tail Design Theory and Principles" eBook in one PDF download and will not ship!

How to Make Printed Fabric Mermaid Tails eBook

Want to learn how to make printed fabric mermaid tails? Want to learn my trade secrets, step by step with photos and links to all my resources?

In this eBook I will take you through the process of making a printed fabric mermaid tail, materials and programs, choosing a mermaid monofin, what fabric and how much to buy, taking measurements and creating a digital pattern, preparing your fabric and files to print, sewing your tail, and maintaining your tail.

This is my definitive guide to making your own printed fabric mermaid tails!

This eBook covers the following:

  • Introduction to Mermaid Tail Making
  • Tools and Materials
  • Choosing a Mermaid Monofin
  • What Fabric to Use and How Much
  • Taking Your Measurements
  • Measuring Your Monofin
  • Breaking Down Your Measurements & Measurement Chart
  • Accounting for Fabric Stretch
  • Setting Up Your File/Rulers
  • Importing Your Measurements
  • Applying Your Stretch
  • Pantone Colours
  • Designing a Mermaid Tail*
  • Scales*
  • Where to Get Fabric Printed
  • Sewing Your Mermaid Tail
  • Sewing Your Waistband
  • Sewing the Monofin Pocket
  • Maintaining Your Tail

*Though we do touch briefly on design and scale sheets, this is not the focus of this eBook.

Let's Make Extra Fins for Fabric Mermaid Tails eBook

Take your mermaid tail making to the next level by learning how to make custom extra fins for your creations!

In this eBook I will give you step by step instructions on how to create beautiful, realistic additional fins for your mermaid tails.

This eBook covers the following:

  • Fin Charts
  • Fin Anatomy
  • Pros and Cons
  • Thread and Stitching
  • Designing Your Fin
  • Photoshop
  • Tools for Sewing
  • Attaching Body Fins
  • Attaching Seam Fins
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Example Fin Shape

Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or equivalent program is necessary as well as basic sewing skills in order to get the most out of this eBook!

How to Install a Hidden Zipper in a Mermaid Tail eBook

Want to learn how to install a hidden zipper into your monofin pocket? I GOT YOU!

In this eBook I am going to show you how to sew a hidden zipper into the edge of the monofin area (side of the fluke) of your mermaid tail which will allow you to more easily insert and remove your monofin!

This eBook covers the following:

  • What you will need
  • Types of zippers
  • Zipper lengths
  • Zipper anatomy
  • Monofin anatomy
  • 14 pages of detailed instructions with photos

General knowledge of how to sew is a definite plus with this tutorial!

Mermaid Tail Design Theory and Principles eBook

In this eBook I take you through the theory and principles of mermaid tail design. This is not a step by step tutorial on designing a mermaid tail, but rather information to help guide you on your creation journey.

This eBook covers the following:

  • What Tools to Use
  • Symmetry Tools
  • When to Use Symmetry
  • Wonky Symmetry Line Example
  • Using Real Fish for Reference
  • Inspiration from Other Sources
  • Inspiration from Other Mermaid Tail Makers
  • Making a Mood Board
  • Selecting the Right Monofin
  • Example Monofin Shapes
  • Making an Appealing Design
  • Shape Language
  • Interesting Silhouettes
  • Colour Theory
  • Colour Harmony Formulas
  • Colour Context
  • How Colours Make Us Feel
  • Differences from Screen to Screen
  • The Science of Colour Underwater
  • Creating a Colour Palette with Pantone Colours
  • How to Check Pantone Colours
  • Contrast is KING
  • What Does "High Contrast" Mean?
  • What About Brushes?
  • Mermaid Scale Design
  • Scale Sheets
  • Layer Style Example
  • Real Fish Scale Reference
  • Other Scale Reference
  • Pattern Reference
  • Texture Reference
  • Blended Waistbands
  • Protecting Your Work

Intermediate knowledge of your chosen digital artwork creation tool (in my case Photoshop) will help you better understand some aspects of this eBook.

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Non-Refundable or Exchangeable

All purchases for digital downloads are non-refundable or exchangeable given the intangible nature of digital downloads. Due to the fact that you will receive full access to the download immediately upon purchase, we cannot accept any requests for refunds.

Last updated Jun 28, 2023



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Mermaid Tail eBook Bundle (All Four eBooks)

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