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Where can I find some good, consolidated resources on kitemaking? I'm decent with a sewing machine and I'm handy. I have made wooden RC sailplanes, repaired carbon fiber planes and parts for my dirt bikes, built/repaired/tuned RC helicopters, etc. so I'm pretty confident I can take some plans with a little insight and guidance and make a good kite. I've found several sites with plans listed, but not much about how to read the cut sheets/schematics, and haven't found info on tips for order of operations, stitches to use for different seams...stuff like that. So where can I find the good st
We're pleased to yet again announce the next prize being given away to our most appreciated supporters, the Kitelife Subscribers... For roughly 10 cents per day they play a major role in keeping KL growing in every way. Over 21 FEET (by 58" usable width) of a special DYE SUBLIMATION RIPSTOP from Premier Kites, single piece - unknown value! Per Premier's website: "With recent improvements to the sublimation printing process, Premier feels confident offering printed kites .... The key to a quality printed kite is the use of color and to offering detail. Besides our graphics departmen
Didn't see a dedicated topic summarizing , all the popular links for online sport kite plans. Bear in mind, one should always assume it's for personal use only when using someone else's kite plans. http://kareloh.com/kite-plans/ http://kitebuilder.com/wiki/pmwiki.php/KitePlans/MultiLineSport http://kiteplans.org/ http://www.tweelijners.com/tom/tomskitesite-en/Home.html Please feel free to add more below!