Costume :Frodo Baggins
Source :The Lord Of The Rings
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Midlands MCM Expo 2013

Costume Photos


The Ring-bearer

Not sure what to be more concerned about...

Dear cousin

I forgot what we named that thing...

Nothing ever dampens your spirit



Costume Information

Time Taken : 4 hours

I didn't want to give in. I didn't.
But then people got /involved/ and god damn he's adorable.


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OMG this will be awesome! altho walking around in no shoes might be an issue!

by Altair on Tuesday, 22 February, 2011 - 02:17
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cannot wait! seriously ill hug all the air out of you <3

by .neverbell on Thursday, 24 February, 2011 - 16:32
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@Altair Only when I want photos outdoors, I'll carry around flip flops or something XD thank you!

@.neverbell EEE! I want Natnat hugs <3 I'm overexcited ;w;

by HotshotShan on Thursday, 24 February, 2011 - 16:53
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*Insert evil laughter here.*

But seriously you should come join me and Beth when we go frolicing around pretty woods and places, Cousin. 8D

by MoonLily on Thursday, 24 February, 2011 - 21:04
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Why do you laugh...? ;A; /fear
Oh gosh, can I? :D That sounds amazing super-wicked-fun-times.

by HotshotShan on Thursday, 24 February, 2011 - 21:14
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You make a great Frodo! :D

by HarryKurt on Thursday, 17 January, 2013 - 20:41
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Hobbits unite! Looks good!

by Zomboi on Sunday, 20 January, 2013 - 23:57
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I can't wait to seeee~ <3 You'll look so super ;3; *_*

by CrystalCharmer on Monday, 21 January, 2013 - 20:27
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Wow thank you so much, themrmaster, Zomboi and CrystalCharmer ~ I need to do the breeches next but wow so nervous ;;

by HotshotShan on Monday, 21 January, 2013 - 20:29
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I adore this so much ;.;

by Roenua on Saturday, 16 February, 2013 - 00:22
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Superb- amazing cape too

by Starbucks dad on Sunday, 17 February, 2013 - 20:50
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Looks great!

by InfiniteJester on Sunday, 17 February, 2013 - 20:55
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Thank you so much roenua, Starbucks dad and InfiniteJester! It means the world ;u;

by HotshotShan on Sunday, 17 February, 2013 - 21:59
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You were so lovelyyy~! C:

by DevilChestnut on Monday, 18 February, 2013 - 11:34
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by Captain_Marvelous on Monday, 18 February, 2013 - 23:03
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New it would be good, A++++++

by Zomboi on Monday, 18 February, 2013 - 23:54
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Awesome Frodo. Love the pics ♥

by Sephirayne on Tuesday, 19 February, 2013 - 13:32
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Wow thank you so much DevilChestnut, Captain_Marvelous, Zomboi and Sephirayne <33 gah I'm all gushy!

by HotshotShan on Tuesday, 19 February, 2013 - 14:36
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So freaking adorable! Just...amazing!

by sjbonnar on Thursday, 21 February, 2013 - 00:01


80% Overall (Posted 5th February 2013)

...A very rough percentage. What I actually mean is it's all complete save for the cape, the new sewing machine is working like a dream and I'm not as behind schedule as I worried!
I've just finished the breeches. Originally I had planned for them to have pockets but that proved a little too fiddly for me in a panicked con-in-a-fortnight state, but I think I get the idea of them nontheless so that's a sort-of experience?
I digress, I'm excited for Midlands now instead of just worried. I'm pretty happy with with how the breeches turned out and though there's one or two parts that have gone a little wrong, such as the seam placements when worn, the fact the waist band is a little spacey yet the trouser hems hug my chunky calves, they're comfy and better than I expected myself to achieve.

...Oh! I also acquired 'Sting' from Toys 'R Us 'with realistic battle sounds' - shwingggg :'D

The story so far... (Posted 17th January 2013)

Well I was supposed to start off easy and work my way into it but of course with my terrible sewing machine nothing is ever easy and doing the simple task of getting the most basic waistcoat done was hours of crying and trying not to break things. *sigh* This makes the fact I've made the breeches already in the past even more upsetting but alas we press on! Can you tell that's the part I am most dreading?
The waistcoat still needs buttons and button holes but I wanted to show some progress anyway even if it's the most boring.... I'll also probably do a journal concerning the hobbit ears (which arrived this morning!) when I have some spirit gum.
I'm still waiting on a couple of things (Lorien brooch, binder cape material and cape pattern) but once the buttons are bought I'll mostly have everything under the cape so it was worth making a journal I guess?