Added May 21, 2012
For Halloween last year my son wanted to be Altier from the video game “Assassin’s Creed”. And being the geeks that we are I totally wanted to step up to the challenge. I used a suede-cloth with a heavy fusible interfacing to make the “armor” portions of the costume. He used the muslin pants I had made for his former pirate costume and then an old white bed sheet for the shirt. For the vest was a heavy bright white cotton with a silver trim. But the hood is what I’m most proud of as I used a cape pattern from an OOP pattern, and then sort of draped the collar portion so it would set over his shoulder and then the point on the front.
I still have a harness and weapons sheaths that need to be added but, since I made his day when we went to the Renaissance Festival and bought him REAL leather bracers, I’ll probably do some of those later out of deer leather (I have a native american friend that hunts).
I don’t actually have much in the way of blog posts other than our outing, I’m just going to ask that you come join me in the fun at my blog.
heavy cotton twill
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