Share your Wheel of Time costumes!

Discussion in 'Costume/Cosplay' started by Elia LePhant, Aug 13, 2020.

  1. Almira ni'Caldazare

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    So that's a video historically accurate 18th century. I did that for a Moiraine dress because I'm a historical sewing fiend (nutcase?), but you absolutely do not need to go that far to make a pretty dress!

    (But if you do want to do that, it's really not so bad. The first thing you would need - the shift - is literally all rectangles and triangles).
     
  3. Leira Galene

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    The most time consuming part is probably the stays. Once you have those, fitting things over them isn't so bad.

    Also, 18th century doesn't necessarily fit all WoT characters. If you wanted to go "historically accurate" medieval or Renaissance styles could work too!

    You still need a shift though :D
     
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    Maaaaaybe :lol

    Man I miss sewing.
     
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    Try out some embroidery! It's nice and portable and sewing-adjacent.
     
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    Good idea, I should see if I can find supplies.

    I mended pants today :lol
     
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    That video was so cool... All the little ties and pieces to add on top... Makes me realize how easy we have it these days... Just pull on some pants - or not, if you work from home. :look
     
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    My sister and some friends and I did a WoT-themed photoshoot recently, and some of the photos turned out quite nicely, I think! We were going for "Sedai & Warders," since none of us had the time, patience, or costume-bits on hand to directly cosplay Moiraine & et al.

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    This rad horse is named Lady. Me on the horse.

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    My friend Teague, a Blackfeet man, with me and Lady.

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    Teague, Lady, me, and Rio - portraying here an axe-loving Malkieri.

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    Teague, Lady, me, and Rio.
     
  9. Idine Espanyas

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    Wow, that's awesome!!
     
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    Lady is very beautiful :D

    Awesome pictures.
     
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    Wonderful photoshoot Marivea Sedai !
     
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    Daaaang, that's some seriously scenic photos! Having a horse in there is next level.