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Assassin's Creed and a Gargoyle

Added May 21, 2012

by ladykatza

Acworth, Georgia...






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.

Material Notes

cotton sheet
suede cloth
heavy cotton twill
silver trim
boys who love to cosplay




Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Geek, Other
Cotton, Blends

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    Dec 1, 2014, 10.55 PMby MelodyRG

    Hi! I am making a costume for a friend’s son for Christmas. This is exactly what he wants! Did you use a specific pattern, or just ‘wing it’??

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    Jun 5, 2012, 10.21 PMby Isabel Alexander

    Aw, my little brother would love this. Well made. =]

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    May 25, 2012, 02.01 AMby poppykettle

    Looks like he needs to visit comic-con so he can parade in his outfit. Did I mention I heart Assassin’s Creed? I’ve been seriously considering making my own version of this…. Awesome work!!

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      May 25, 2012, 05.03 AMby ladykatza

      Thank you so much! We usually go to Dragon*Con every year since its in our backyard and we know so many people that help make it happen. So we usually get two or three wears out of a particular costume.

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    May 21, 2012, 02.05 PMby Fiedlerin

    I love it :D

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      May 24, 2012, 08.00 AMby ladykatza

      Thanks! Its always nice when the kids are pleased.

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