Strider costume

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  1. Quagmire

    Quagmire New Member

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    I am making an attempt to make Striders costume for Halloween. I am trying to make it as accurate as my wallet will allow. I have the pants, shirt, boots, and the cloak already taken care of. Now the problem I run into is making the jerkin and the duster. I have spent a lot of time trying to research on how I could make those and finding numerous reference pics. I even went to alleycatscratch.com and there wasn't anything to help me out really :( So if anybody could help me out on measurments, materials and if possible, tips. I would be very appreciative.
     
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    I did make a hobbit costume usind a revolutionary war costume and a cloak pattern so, hmmm.. I'll have to get back to you on that.
     
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    Ok, I made one, looks A+, love it, I went to a fabric store, got a pattern of a jerkin, made it with vinal that is real close to leather as possible, and is awsome, if you want name of pattern and/or pic, tell me
     
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    That would be great if you could tell me the name of the pattern and maybe send a few pics. of it my way ;) How much of the fabric did you have to get, and how much did it cost you?
    BTW, do you have the duster? Thanks
     
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    Gavaha Art House Member

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    ok, pics and specs on way, umm, can't remember the cost, wasn't really a lot, not a hundred, maybe around 50$. Duster?
     
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    Can't wait to see the pics. And the duster is his trenchcoat he wears.
     
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    Gavaha Art House Member

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    no, but here come the pics... and the Pattern is:

    Simplicity 5925 Renaissance Costum Collection
     
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    Nice choice of material. Looks great. Looks like I will have to go pick up the material and the pattern this weekend so I can finish my costume :D Thanks for your help Gavaha
     
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    np, glad to help, if you need any more help/tips, just ask, and on the jerkin, make sure to have a liner, makes it look better :)