Name of “Padmé Amidala”?

~Please also have a look at my Star Wars costume reproductions (which is basically what my website is all about – costumes.) ~ Padmé or Amidala or Padmé Amidala or Queen Amidala or…? Naming problems in Star Wars’ Naboo world When going over my website’s statistics, I often find “weird” search terms. Like, “Queen Padme”, […]

Star Wars Episode 2 – Anakin Skywalker Travel

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Star Wars Episode 2 Anakin Skywalker “Travel to Naboo” outfit With tutorial how to create fake mudcloth My son (lucky me!) likes his costumes to match mine. I have no other explanation why, when asked, he insisted on having an Anakin Travel […]

Star Wars – Breha Organa

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~ Star Wars Episode 3 – Breha Organa (aka, “Awazing Sleeves Gown”) A very important public service announcement first: By reading this, you must acknowledge, always remember and tell your children and grandchildren that Breha’s gown is universally known as the “Awazing Sleeves […]

Queen Amidala – Red Invasion – Making of the reproduction

~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 Making the reproduction gown As for actually making the Red Invasion gown, I started with […]

Star Wars Senate

~Please also have a look at my other Star Wars costume reproductions! ~  Senator Amidala, Episode 2: Purple Senate / Loyalist Committee gown Note: If you always wanted to have the original burnout silk velvet with the flames pattern that was used for this gown – that fabric, by now, has practically turned into Unobtainium. […]

Star Wars – Jawa

The Jawas from Star Wars are interesting and really simple costumes; and particularly children love them and look good in them. A nice breakdown concerning the pattern and overall look can be found here. However, this is not what I would like to talk about. My subject is the screen accurate fabric that was used. […]

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 Costumes

An essay: Padmé or Amidala or Padmé Amidala or Queen Amidala or…? – Naming problems in Star Wars’ Naboo world Star Wars costume reproductions I’ve made for myself and others: Episode 1 Queen Amidala Red Invasion – in progress – Episode 1 Darth Maul – finished –   ?- Coming Soon! 😉 – Episode 2 Senator […]

Spaceritter 2012

On the 29th and 30th of September, 2012, we participated in the ‘Spaceritter’ Event at the Niebuhrg, Oberhausen. My Jamillia and Apailana costumes were used to decorate the Rebel Legion booth; I wore my Tattooine Padmé Poncho on both days; my son wore his Darth Vader on Sunday. Because I didn’t have to wear a […]

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 […]