Jedi Robe

Apr. 20th, 2016 07:49 am
jaelie: (Jaelie)
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Monday, I worked on my brother's Jedi robe pattern. I was working with some stash fabric, a nice heavy-ish cotton twill. Not movie accurate, but free, and I don't think he is going for the Rebel Legion or anything. I laid it all out for the original pattern and realized I was two yards short on fabric. After some consultation with him, he decided he didn't care if there were seams where movie versions don't have seams. After that, I was finally able to piece out a pattern and get the fabric cut out. I had about a 2'x3' rectangle left over, heh.

Yesterday, I put it all together. I still have to finish all the hems, but it's much closer. Next time he is over, I'll get him to try it on and get this thing done!

Date: 2016-04-20 01:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Woohoo! Good for you! I love it when I can make it work with too-little fabric.

Date: 2016-04-21 08:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
It still looks really good, even with all the seams. So yay!

Date: 2016-04-20 01:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
As I was reading, I was about to reply to the first part with a "dangit! Don't you just hate when you can't use stash fabric, because there is not quite enough!? BLARGH!" reaction, but then the story has a happy ending, so yay!

Date: 2016-04-21 08:49 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
Right? Woohoo! :D

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