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« on: April 05, 2011 10:46:00 AM »

Last year, the EMP-Scifi museum here in Seattle hosted an BSG exhibit featuring full size raptors and cyclone spaceships. My husband and I dressed up for the opening day!
I - being Asian is #8/Sharon/Athena, my husband is then Helo. Wink

I am a new member, so I cant post any pictures yet. But I am eager to share this with you all. Wink

More pics here on my blog!

I used a bottom weight Twill /denim and loads of piping, I also specially ordered the original buttons and officer rank pins.  I know there are BSG fans out there, and I would love to hear and see your sets!

So say we all!

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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2011 08:19:20 PM »

Holy cow you two are cute!!

Terrific job on the costumes!  I desperately want to do a Starbuck for Halloween, any tips or resources you could share? 
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2011 02:48:51 AM »

Very cool! Hope that exhibition is going to come to Britain soon!

« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2011 01:24:04 PM »

Holy cow you two are cute!!

Terrific job on the costumes!  I desperately want to do a Starbuck for Halloween, any tips or resources you could share? 

Oh thanks and yes!

I have a lessons learned log of best pratices. It was truly a learning expereince to make the 4 patterns for the his and her set. I will copy and paste from my blog when I get home tonight.

I purchased the now discontinued buttons from a friend. I can give you his contact if you PM me.
The patches and pins I purchased from amazon.com

I did a lot of research on the pipings and pins, I couldn't believe the level of sophication that went into the show. 

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« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2011 03:35:26 PM »

dude - what an entrance! great way to start on Craftster!... I love these and am completely follwing your blog.

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« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2011 11:40:54 AM »

this is amazing!

(p.s. this is my very first post on here. so worth it  Tongue)
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2011 07:12:47 AM »

I went and saw the exhibit last year on Halloween weekend. Nice job on the costumes, trying to get better at sewing so I can make cool stuff like you did.
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2011 02:33:31 PM »

To clarify, the exhibit is still there until March 2012, I finally went a few weeks ago when they did a panel with the costumer design team. It was awesome. Anyway, you guys look awesome! I've considered it over the years but just don't have the patience for all that piping. I bow to your awesomeness.

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« Reply #8 on: May 11, 2011 08:21:38 PM »

Great job! I love Athena and Helo so much.

I dream of a house covered with your art, and would love a personal swap. Pm me if you'd like to spread the crafty love! I also need blue fabric scraps for a scrap quilt!

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