Silver Doublet

Added Oct 29, 2012

by katexxxxxx

Sittingbourne, U...

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Description

A silver doublet for a LARP game!

This is base on a 17th century man’s doublet, redrafted for the female figure and pieced for the panels.

Material Notes

The main fabrics came out of my stash. The silver tinfoil is a nylon knit base with a laminated layer over it rather like space blanket material. It is underlined with cotton calico. The brocade is a polyester ecclesiastical brocade with Lurex threads. The whole thing is lined with white cotton sateen and embellished with metallic silver braid and frog closures.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

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Women
Garment Type
Costume

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    Oct 31, 2012, 09.01 PMby AArrington

    You clearly put a lot of work into this. Congratulations!

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      Nov 1, 2012, 02.05 AMby katexxxxxx

      Less than some projects, but more than enough for an afternoon’s game! ;)

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    Oct 29, 2012, 08.10 PMby bjr99

    Spectacular! This turned out quite well considering the difficult fabrics.

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      Oct 29, 2012, 09.22 PMby katexxxxxx

      Yeah, there’s no way you can get a totally ripple free seam on this stuff! And it looks better on me than on the wrong size dummy. :D

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    Oct 29, 2012, 06.50 PMby Mary Athey

    this is gorgeous and the details ard so fab. well done x

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      Oct 29, 2012, 07.03 PMby katexxxxxx

      Thanks. It was fun. The thing that puts this in the Advanced category is a combination of the pattern drafting and the awkward fabric.

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      Oct 29, 2012, 07.32 PMby Mary Athey

      you did an amazing job on this xx

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