11297Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Star Wars costumes
- Jun 2, 2009This page has some good illustrations and pattern suggestions:
I have used some African-type sewing patterns in the past for Jedi clothing,
but I think they are long out of print.
Hope this helps!
2009/6/1 mongrelmuppet <mongrelmuppet@...>
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> Good day to all.
> I've come out of lurk mode, hoping some kind souls out there can offer me
> some bits of helpful advice.
> I've been asked to get involved with a group of science fiction/Star
> Wars/Star Trek fans who are about to start on a year long adventure of
> attending as many conventions and events as they can all over the world.
> They will also be making an independent film about their adventures. As you
> might guess, they want costumes that can stand up to packing, traveling and
> lots of wearing. Most of their requests, I'm good to go with, but I need
> some help with the Star Wars stuff. I don't have the luxury of much research
> time and while I'm a fan, I've never been into it enough to have the
> knowledge base I find I need for this project.
> Would anyone have personal experience (a favorite pattern used, perhaps? I
> can alter well, but my drafting skills are not the greatest) or
> website/group suggestions to share? Most of what I've found on the web so
> far is incredibly scattered and difficult to sift through. I'm thinking Jedi
> robes are the best choice for what they need, but it would still be easier
> if I had better base info. And possibly sources for boots and props that I
> won't be able to make from scratch as well.
> Thank you in advance for any ideas or leads. I'm most grateful.
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