Costume :Frodo Baggins
Source :Lord of The Rings
Progress :Complete
Worn At :Hyper Japan Nov 2012

Costume Photos

Frodo Baggins

Hyper Japan!

ECG Prelims!


Costume Information

Awards : ECG Team UK 2013!

Every piece of my clothing was referenced specifically making sure it was identical to the movie- using the exact fabrics that Weta used. (Cotton velvet, linens, herringbone tweeds...)
I cut every pattern from scratch using a block pattern, matching seams, tailoring details, lining and even specific cuffs exactly to how I could see them in the movie.

We also designed Clood's Witch King garments ourselves. As there's no clear reference of what the Nazgul are actually wearing, I patterned and made 5 layers of different robes (each a different fabric- mainly using raw silks, linens, wools...), all designed particularly to fall and drape in a way that when she moved you could see the different fabrics showing through. We used around 30 metres of fabric in total on her costume.
Each individual layer was also hand weathered using a wire brush, paint, bleach, mud- it was burned, hand-frayed, shredded, everything you can imagine!

My Mithril Maille itself was 50+ hours of hand woven chainmail using aluminum rings. The collar was made from an aluminum gauze, backed with a metal woven fabric and embellished with Swarovski crystals and gold leaf.

Both Sting and my Elven clasp were resin cast and hand painted.
The master of Sting was carved from Balsa (wood) and the raised details were cut in styrene before casting.


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by Castelia on Monday, 4 June, 2012 - 22:58
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yes <3

by Leolarua on Monday, 4 June, 2012 - 23:08
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COME HERE AND LET ME /LURRVE/ YOU (with my Morgul blade if you know what I mean)

by Clood on Tuesday, 5 June, 2012 - 00:10
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Soooo looking forward to seeing this. Huge LOTR fan ^^

by Sephirayne on Tuesday, 5 June, 2012 - 00:46
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Dem feet
We are going to be so sexy
and hairy.
and so sexy.

by Emzone on Wednesday, 6 June, 2012 - 01:32
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One can not simply walk into Comic-Con.

by HellsPlumber on Sunday, 10 June, 2012 - 02:23
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Yes! I am so excited for this!~

My group are doing all Hobbits + Aragorn, so we'd love to get some snaps! <3

by Bootheghost on Wednesday, 1 August, 2012 - 23:58
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You made an amazing Frodo.

Congrats on winning ^^

by Sephirayne on Friday, 30 November, 2012 - 03:32
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Ooh bless me little Hobbit feet Mister Frodo!

You make a brilliant Frodo, so looking forward to the finals! :D

by Freyarule on Friday, 30 November, 2012 - 16:20
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'You need to get some new friends....'

You so amazeballs <3

by BernieBear on Sunday, 9 December, 2012 - 20:46
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Cutest Frodo ever!! love all the details in this, you both look amazing ^^

by Einmyria on Monday, 10 December, 2012 - 23:56
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Well done on the win, the amount of research and work you've put into this is incredible!

by TheStarlightFairy on Tuesday, 11 December, 2012 - 01:51
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This costume is so detailed and cute on you! Grats on your win, you deserve it

by Siouxsie James on Sunday, 16 December, 2012 - 16:31
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Thank you so much!

by Tsupo on Wednesday, 6 February, 2013 - 00:38
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by Sketch McDraw on Tuesday, 16 July, 2013 - 02:27