One Greek chiton, one robe made from dustsheets. Machine embroidery around the neckline. Some artistic license used – no actual proof of anything like this ever existing.
Picked up a nice basket today to keep charcoal in for my new bell tent stove. But there were gaps in the weaving, and if I put a basket full of charcoal in the car it’s going to go everywhere.… Continue Reading
Adam picked up a plain hood at Empire from Darkblade and asked me if I’d attach it to his cloak and make it a bit more carthage. Well, here it is! Sewn to the front of the cloak to keep… Continue Reading
So… I wanted to upgrade my Odyssey costume. Yes, there are only two events left. No, that doesn’t matter to me. I think it’s important to do what I can between each event. This is what it looks like roughly… Continue Reading
I offered to pop up to Tahims in Coventry to get a friend some fabric for his Odyssey costume. It’s beautiful fabric this – what they use for making Sikh Turbans. And it’s only £1.35 a meter. I’m planning on writing… Continue Reading
Absolutely no murdering will be happening in these robes that I put together. Deliberate oversized baggy fit, extra wide sleeves, dark grey fabric trimmed with mid grey bias tape. First time I’d used commercially made bias tape and I have… Continue Reading
I started this a couple of years ago. And it sat unfinished in my cupboard for quite a long time. Then last year I noticed a friend playing a Roman who wears blue, so I checked if it fitted her… Continue Reading
A test piece for a new endeavour. (Ssssh… it’s all a bit under wraps at the moment). It needs it’s drawstring, but it’s almost there. Hand dyed fabric left over from Simon’s Mythlore costume and a cute Octopus from Urban Threads.… Continue Reading
I’m fucking awesome at doing everything at the last minute. Like today. I got a whole load of my costume finished. Last night I hand finished the hem’s on my murder robes – there’s about four days of hand… Continue Reading
So… Game of Thrones happened. And the Dorne armour is beautiful. And now I need this sash to go under my belt for my Minoan costume this weekend. And Simon’s Mythlore costume needs the embroidered gambeson.