For those who are not aware of what a tomesode is, it is a formal kimono for a married woman. It has a sweeping pattern around the bottom, and 3 to 5 mons at the shoulder area. They come in solid black, or another solid color.
Below, is a small selection of crafts, and goods made from these kimono. In particular, I really liked the dresses. I have seen purses, hats, shirts, skirts, and pants made from these kimono.
Here is an example of a shirt and a vest made from a tomesode kimono. In particular, I like that the original mons are included in the designs.
I really liked the dresses. I'm seriously pondering ways of to include something like the above into costuming.
For those who dig this sort of thing, I just started a blog at http://ohiokimono.wordpress.com/ - I'd love to trade links with you :)