And with no surprise my eldest son Tom asked for a Jedi costume for his 2016 carnival !
Let’s say his father is a huge fan of the saga, and on the occasion of the realease of the new trilogy this winter, they watched the old episodes together, passing the “virus”. And I must admit it was good for me, having the perfect pattern at home !
Let’s start with the coat, sewn in a “cretonne” cotton from Mondial Tissus. No difficulty with this pattern which includes a lined hood, and very basic finishes.
Well, I’ve cursed over it for 2 hours but I nailed it. Same for the regtancular sleeves : we could think this is easy to sew, but it was hard to get something quite clean. If someone told me I would dream to sew regular sleeves one day ! 😀
For the fabrics I took some scraps of my Ikea muslin yardage : as the fabric is quite “rudimentary”, it sticks well with the Jedi “style”. (anyway this is what my husband, aka the Star Wars specialist, decreed. 😀 )