Star Wars Costumes

Star Wars – Darth Maul

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Star Wars Episode 1 – Darth Maul Analysis & reproduction diary Darth Maul, while at a short glance seeming to be a simple, black costume, isn’t so very simple at all. In fact, it’s pretty complicated; consisting of many layers – but […]

Star Wars – Senator Amidala’s Travel Dress

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Star Wars Episode 2: Senator Amidala (Padmé’s) Golden Travel / Refugee Dress (I do have a making-of and tutorial for the male counterpart – Anakin’s travel outfit – on this page.) This is one of the interesting, but nevertheless rarely reproduced costumes […]

Queen Amidala – Red Invasion – Headdress

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Navigation menu for this costume: Analysis of the costume – Making the headdress – Making the gown I started making my headdress by going a pretty unusual route for the average costumer – I used my computer to create it. I fired […]

Queen Amidala – Red Invasion / Theed Throne Room Robe – Analysis

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Navigation menu for this costume: Analysis of the costume – Making the headdress – Making the gown Queen Amidala – Red Invasion / Theed Throne Room Robe Analysis & How-to Egads. I seriously eyed this costume for a VERY long time; but […]

Star Wars – Baron Papanoida

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ In case you have no idea who ‘Baron Papanoida‘ may be, it’s the only character in the Star Wars movies that George Lucas ever played. He appears in Episode 3, along with his daughter: More pictures of his costume, which appears just […]

Star Wars – Red Emperor Palpatine

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~   Note: After finishing the costume (of which the making process is documented below), I took my dad to the German FedCon (biggest Sci-Fi convention in Europe). Read the report here! Red Emperor Palpatine – original (left) and my finished reproduction (right) […]

Queen Jamillia, StarWars

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~   Pictures on this site mostly taken from www.padawansguide.com, where you can find more pictures of the original costume. No, this is not a period Elizabethan costume. Yes, I most definitely fell in love with it. Even if Queen Jamillia was only […]

Planning

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Star Wars Episode 2 – Naboo’s Queen Jamillia Some observations and thoughts on the original gown considering the task at hand – I have written them down over a considerable amount of time, so some of the information may seem doubled, but […]

Beading the front piece

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Queen Jamillia: The beaded front piece of a Naboo Queen For the triangular, hanging front piece I bought 10 inches (25cm) of 60 inches (150cm) wide sequin fabric. Since that fabric was pretty flimsy and thin, I flat lined it with a […]

Overdress, sleeves & collar

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Queen Jamillia – the crushed taffeta overdress, sleeves and collar The overdress I’ve started to make the overdress by using the Patterns of Fashion Loose gown. I cut the pieces for front, side gores, back and an additional gore for the center […]