Malik Al Sayf (Jerusalem Bureau) - Assassin's Creed




A snarky one armed bastard of an assassin...
(Wait, where have I heard that description before..?)
Worn at London MCM Expo October 2011

EDIT: October 2012

Lets break out the creative music, it's time for complete remake! Just in time for London MCM October 2012!


Sammykins posted on 14 October, 2011 - 10:11
That is bad luck with the machine >.< but there is still time left! At least its not the night before expo. Good luck, and I'm sure it will be awesome when it is finished!

Captain_Marvelous posted on 4 November, 2011 - 22:42
Loved this!

Spinni posted on 8 November, 2011 - 21:57

Gazizaty posted on 24 October, 2012 - 21:22
Yay another Malik! awesome costume~

yuubalu posted on 5 November, 2012 - 12:46
This looks awesome, well done :)

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Progress Journal

21st October 2012

T'was the week(end) before expo...

All that's left to do is paint the detail on the other side of the coat... then I've actually done it =D I've finished both cosplays on time!

9th October 2012

that belt!

I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...I hate fake-leather...
Horrible stuff really...

4th October 2012

Jeeze, it's like last year has come back to haunt me...

Hello, long time since the last journal on this costume.
Still, I've already bust one needle (like last time, this is why I wear my glasses when sewing) on this remake.

Yeah, I decided that I wanted to Mr Grumpy McSnarkypants again :D

This time, I'm using a thicker base cloth so it shouldn't lift up as easy as the last one did.
Also, the hood actually fits my head this time - previously I'd run out of material to remake it!

As is evidenced by the photo, the only things I have left to make are the belt(s) and the Dai coat-thing. Oh joy. Remind me again why I left that until last, last time? (also need to remember where I left my boots, and choose the right trousers)

I've had more time to practice using only one hand, lets see if I can do so for the day of expo XD

Well, who knows - I might actually put up an image of the finished result BEFORE expo this year... :D ... but don't bet on it!

4th November 2011

Ah just going to cry in a corner (quietly)

The fake blood I used on my long tunic hasn't fully come out. I was planning on remaking it anyway but now I have a good incentive to do so. Huzzah!

Therefore, even though this is shown as complete - I'm still working on it!

28th October 2011

If you're happy and you know it clap your hand

Yes the morning of expo I can be found doing a little victory dance because I finally finished this outfit in the wee hours of this morning! HUZZAH!

26th October 2011

Oh yes, THAT COAT!

As much as I love that coat, its been nothing but trouble... I've got to add the designs to it tonight/tomorrow and then the whole costume will be complete (sans wig, but that should be arriving soon - I hope!)

On another note, I've been experimenting with having only one arm, I can do enough to get by, but its really annoying when you realise that there are some things you /definately/ need two hands for... :D

13th October 2011


WHY? Why do I let myself use a sewing machine un-assisted? I mean, halfway through hemming the dark blue rafiq coaty thing my last needle decides to not want to play nice anymore and snap - the sharp-pointy bit flew at my cheek (No scar tho, so it's all fun and games).
I'll be using parts from my other version of Malik so don't expect this journal to get updated that much :) but I'll probably use this page to gloat once I've finished.

Oh dear lord, why is expo at the end of this month?