Costume :Lady Sif
Source :Thor: Latverian Prometheus
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo October 2012

Costume Photos

Sif and Batgirl

Sif and Thor


Costume Information

Cost : Upwards of £150 in the end
Time Taken : Too long! Maybe a month in total?

Since seeing the 2011 Thor movie I was taken with the series and started picking up Thor graphic novels. What can I say? Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston are cute.

After finding Lady Sif's backstory in Latverian Prometheus I decided to take on her costume. It's a bit of an ask as the last costume I made was a generic catgirl about five years ago, but it's going to be worth it. If there's one thing I'm nervous about it's actually working with Sif's fur collar - the catgirl costumes made a complete mess!

I'm making her armour out of craft foam, adapting a corset and skirt for the main sections and cheating and buying a sword.

Completed note (post Expo)

It all came together! Well, sort of. In the end I wasn't really happy with the skirt, and I need a better way of attaching foam armour to myself. Velcro just kept sticking to my tights!


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Wonderful job on your costume! ^_^

by Lisu-chan on Friday, 4 January, 2013 - 22:42
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This looks amazing :D

by WhiteWraith on Thursday, 28 March, 2013 - 22:27
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Love the design of this costume and you suit Sif!

by InfiniteJester on Friday, 29 March, 2013 - 11:08

To-Do List

Finish cutting out armour piecesHighComplete
Shape, seal and paint armour piecesHighIn Progress
Attach lining to the inside of armour piecesMediumPlanned
Cut out and attach corset decorationMediumPlanned
Start planning circle skirt patternMediumPlanned
Resew cape to hide hemming on furMediumPlanned
Paint and attach castor cups to beltsLowPlanned
Create hair beadingLowPlanned