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Topic: Anakin Skywalker "Luke, I *am* your father..." Costume  (Read 29769 times)
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« on: October 30, 2006 08:56:54 AM »

For this Halloween, my brave boyfriend allowed me to make him a costume, without telling him what it was.

He's a huge Star Wars fan, so I made him an Anakin Skywalker costume, from Episode III. After a month and a half of work, three restarts on the outer tunic, almost every bolt of brown fabric Joann's has, and no opportunity to try it on a real person, I *finally* gave it to him this past weekend. It fit! And even more importantly, he loved it!

With the cape:

Without the cape:

And a close-up.


This is a photo that I worked off of:

I used a pattern for the cloak, tabards, and inner tunic, but made up my own outer tunic and pants patterns. The boots and thin outer belt were purchased, but everything else was made. Oh, and the lightsaber came from his personal collection.  Wink

Let me know what you think!
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« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2006 09:18:14 AM »

AMAZING! Down right amazing! This Rocks indeed!
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« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2006 10:11:18 AM »

Wow!    Shocked  That looks fantastic!
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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2006 10:16:29 AM »

HOLY CRAP I can't believe you made that all on your own! The outfit looks amazing.

P.S. Way to go on the cute boyfriend!
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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2006 10:21:33 AM »

Thanks, guys!

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P.S. Way to go on the cute boyfriend!

And not like his ego needs any stroking, but I'll tell him about your comment anyway.  Roll Eyes Hee hee...
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« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2006 10:24:09 AM »

OMG that is amazing!  Wow....I am just in awe!
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« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2006 10:28:30 AM »

What an amazing job! You are an excellent sew-er.
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« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2006 03:37:18 PM »

AMAZING! Grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 30, 2006 04:47:41 PM »

That is SO amazing! My roommates and I actually went to this sci-fi/fantasy convention this past weekend and we saw a similar costume but yours is so much better! Your boyfriend's a superlucky guy  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 30, 2006 04:49:18 PM »

great work!:)
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