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« on: April 20, 2009 07:10:20 PM »

Earlier this semester I designed costumes for an opera, and fellow craftster Ex_Gratia worked her tiny butt off as my design assistant on the show.  To show I my thanks, I made her a hoodie.  And not just any hoodie, but a Harry Potter themed one.  Ladies and Gents, I give you Ex_Gratia's very own Ravenclaw Quidditch Hoodie!

The front, with sleeves visible:


Detail of team logo, the Ravenclaw eagle, clutching a snitch:


Back, with her name, number, and pretty star:


Left sleeve, with stripe, house patch, and position played (Beater):


Right sleeve, with stripe, and five stars for five years on the team:


A concealed wand pocket, in case dementors show up on the field during training:


Action shot of Ex_Gratia in the costume shop enjoying her hoodie:




All of the lettering, logos, and stripes were done with a mix of gold puff paint mixed with a rust colored "spray on" fabric paint to achieve a bronze tone (instead of gold) and freezer paper stencils.  The Ravenclaw eagle stencil came from the crafts section of http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/, I simply added the snitch into it's claws.  The hood is lined with a brown tee shirt that has been spritzed with the same rust spray on fabric paint, and the tee also provided fabric for the hidden wand pocket.  The house patch was ordered from far away in Taiwan, but only cost $4 with shipping!  It was tons of work and may layers of paint, but I freakin loved making it, and it seems to make Ex_Gratia pretty happy.  Maybe I'll eventually make myself a Gryffindor one....

Roar, roar Gryffindor!
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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2009 08:18:44 PM »

that looks fantastic! (and a lot of work) It looks so professional, I didn't know you made it until you talked about lining the hood Tongue
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2009 08:23:14 PM »

That is so very very cute! You did a wonderful job. It looks like a real team jacket!
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« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2009 11:59:11 PM »

This is awesome, very professional looking, I would think it was store bought if you hadn't said otherwise!
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2009 12:40:16 AM »

Sweet!
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« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2009 07:43:44 AM »

that looks fantastic! (and a lot of work) It looks so professional, I didn't know you made it until you talked about lining the hood Tongue

Well, to clarify, I did not build the sweatshirt.  I mean, I could have, but it was cheaper to pick one up ready made at Walmart for $5 than it would have been to purchase the jersey.  The hood and back of the neck were lined in a soft but bumpy grey knit, that didn't fit in with my color scheme.  (I know the films made Ravenclaw's colors blue and silver, but I prefer the blue and bronze from the novels.)  So I removed the grey lining, used it as a pattern, and made a new lining out of that brown/bronze tee.  Then I did all the stenciling and inserted the wand pocket.

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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2009 09:28:47 AM »

This is perfect! Great job. I bet she loved it.
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« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2009 02:47:24 PM »

dude that is sooo freaking awesome! i would die if i had a slytherin one! i think i just might try xD
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« Reply #8 on: April 23, 2009 03:51:03 PM »

Wow, I'm not a Harry Potter fan, really. But...who wouldn't want a concealed wand pocket??? That's awesome!
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« Reply #9 on: April 23, 2009 07:32:48 PM »

Holy awesome wow! As a Ravenclaw supporter, I freaking love itsuch awesome details!
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« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2009 06:42:22 PM »

That is seriously awesome. I've always loved Ravenclaw.
I might make myself one! I especially like that nifty wand pocket; might make it for a pen instead!
Great job overall Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: February 20, 2010 08:52:38 PM »

This. Is. Freaking. AMAZING. Seriously. So many details!
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« Reply #12 on: February 20, 2010 09:00:14 PM »

This. Is. Freaking. AMAZING. Seriously. So many details!

Thanks kurzes!
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« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2010 04:23:37 PM »

I love this sweatshirt so much! I want to be a Slytherin beater more than anything, and I would love a sweatshirt that showed my love! (Just like this one!)
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« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2010 04:40:52 PM »

Hehehehe... I haven''t made a Slytherin one yet, though I''m sure I should.  I have done a Gryffindor one for Pinkleo.  Now I gotta do one for ME!
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« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2010 03:52:23 PM »

Ah my gad, this is SO awesome. I think I might have to have a go at a Gryffindor one Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2010 11:16:50 PM »

This is so awesome. I need to make myself a Gryff hoodie.
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« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2010 06:58:00 PM »

I love this!  I think it's gonna go on my project to-do list because it's almost impossible to find any awesome Ravenclaw stuff!
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« Reply #18 on: March 07, 2010 08:45:57 PM »

This is so cool.  (And I'm definitely a Ravenclaw, so I love it extra!)  I love your attention to detail.
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« Reply #19 on: April 08, 2010 08:42:21 AM »

This is so awesome!! I'd love to have one xD
Rvenclaw rules and so does that hoodie!
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« Reply #20 on: May 30, 2010 01:09:22 AM »

Oh my god! That's amazing! Cheesy
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« Reply #21 on: August 24, 2010 02:49:27 PM »

This is amazing!!  I love it.  Now to figure out how to do a slytherin one.....
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« Reply #22 on: January 27, 2011 10:52:20 PM »

this is stinkin' amazing! i want one!! it looks like something you would buy in a store. very well done. Smiley
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