How can I get experience in kitebuilding?

Attend any local workshops if they are available. Attend any regional workshops, including U-MAKE. Don't delay. Attend. If workshops are not available locally, there are many projects and instructions are available online..

These are some of the pages we recommend: (Click on below links to follow)

The perfect beginning! Della Porta Plans and Instructions by Arnold Stellman

Here are other plans...

Once started, Kite Builder offers 6 other kite plans and detail instructions. Consider the Star Facet, Lil Genki, Delta Conyne, Achtkant Train or Fled kites

Gary Engvall's Kite Site Kite Sewing 101 - AKA Convention 2002 Everything you need to know to sew kites from ripstop nylon