Constable Ichabod Crane (Primary Costume) - Sleepy Hollow

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Information

This costume is roughly 60 percent hand sewn. It has second hand riding boots to which I added green leather at the top. custom made period breeches (which can be cold if stood in the wrong direction to wind) A linin altered shirt, hand made silk scarf, hand made satin waistcoat, hand made jacket and hand built ring.

This costume was my first in which I made entirely myself, pretty much a crash course in sewing was undertaken.

all the trim was hand stiched and took roughly two weeks to do. Because it is silver metalic thread I did often get static shocks, which was fun.

props is currently a ring which is worn on his right hand, which I made using card and Milliput.

I will be adding other props and overcoat.

Comments

sjbonnar posted on 29 January, 2009 - 01:29
I absoulutely love it! You looks so great as Crane! Tell me you have the glasses too!

Captain_Marvelous posted on 29 January, 2009 - 11:05
Good stuff, great stuff in fact ^^ you guys look for want of a better word Scrumtrilesent...I made that up it means....erm..you guys look great ^.^ lets just stick with that :)

Anonymous posted on 29 January, 2009 - 12:42
Wow. You really do look like him.. it's amazing! So uncanny! I hope to see more from you soon :)

Sephirayne posted on 31 January, 2009 - 17:17
I love this costume. I know you put so much hand sewing work into it and its really paid off.

Orihime posted on 8 February, 2009 - 20:20
Really good likeness - both you and the costume!

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Progress Journal

11th March 2012

The Over Coat

This is going to be fun.

I am having a total mental block as I try to remember how I combined 3 patterns for the main jacket.

I have also never worked with wool before, am not looking forward to that

7th February 2012

The extras

Finally after a couple of years break.....this costume took my heart and (& occasionally blood)
to make. I will be adding the long over coat made out of wool and props.

Especially the googles....which I cannot wait to have a crack at as there will be new skills
involved