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Cosplayer Ali > Costume of Durand from Le Chevalier d'Eon

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Series
Le Chevalier d'Eon
Character
Durand
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Construction Difficulty:
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Awards
Best Overall Craftsmanship at Katsucon 2008
Costume worn at:
Katsucon 2008
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About this Costume
Construction Details:
Oh, where to start? First, I know I got the colors wrong. Consider this a cautionary tale about the perils of online shopping. The wool (ebay) I used for the coat is beautiful and very thick and perfect for historical costumes, it's just very much the wrong shade of green. Likewise, the blue (last-minute find at the fabric store) is too light. So I just missed. All the more reason for more people to make the costume, though. There was a ridiculous amount of handwork on the costume (partially by necessity: I was without my sewing machine for a few weeks, so the shirt and pants were done entirely by hand.) because I love the way handsewn bias tape and buttonholes look; I will probably never use a machine for either ever again. (Darnit.) But it was a lot of fun to make and wear.
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