Darth Nihilus Costume - Approved!

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by hathor_sg1x » Sat Jun 21, 2008 10:40 pm

SL2280 wrote:But.. are your sleeves a dif type of fabric then the rest of the costume and are they ribbed like vaders??{/quote}
SL2280 wrote:The ends of the cape are what ties into the knot . yours looks to be 2 seperate parts .{/quote}
SL2280 wrote:also make sure you have 2 skirts. They need to be cut all the way up in the center of the skirt. You can not have 2 side half way cuts. the inner needs to be full and outer is a 3/4 kinda like the ones the arc troopers have
1.) No they are not of differnt fabric(I used the fabric I hand on hand which was all the Gab. Linen Blend)/Vader Ribbed.

2.)The hood/cape are all the same thing. Like I told you on myspace I only had 2 yards left of that fabric and yesterday I just un-notted the cape and sewed on the whole 2 yards. And hacked off what I didn't need. It's connected but I can't do much else until I got the other crown to figure what I need to get trimmed off.(I like the look it gives in the back, but my head killed me yesterday with nearly 1.5 yards still connected to that sucker.)

3.) The current skirt I don't think I'll be able to remove the stich without destorying the fabric. I used a tripple stich and the setting I used isn't easy to get out with the seam rippers. It'll give me that weathered/tattered look to it, but I'll have nothing to sew the seams down on.
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by Kal » Sat Jun 21, 2008 11:46 pm

Inner tunic:
* The inner tunic should be black and made from a slightly different material than the cape/hood, and outer layer.
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by hathor_sg1x » Tue Jun 24, 2008 1:49 pm

Well I got Crown 0.2 now, but it's creator kept singing 'It's Mickey Mouse' :rotflmao: So Mickey Mouse 0.2 is off on the finished pile.

However, I like Crown 0.1 more... :cry:

But I can still wear it at non 501st events. I hardly doubt my fellow Anime buddies would notice a differance at the conventions. Well, aside from my buddy Jay. :villain:

I got another skirt cut out, I'll be fixing it up later tonight after work.

Now Rob...I got just the right Yards left to remake that shirt to do the rib like sleaves in Moleskin fabric. Same fabric my Jedi/Dark Jedi are made out of.
I can use the wrong side of the fabric OR the right side...However I'm up for debate on which to use.

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by Kal » Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:32 pm

the darker 2nd one looks better. darker is always better for a nihilus
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by hathor_sg1x » Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:56 pm

Thanks Rob. :thumbs:
As long as I hit no major snags(like my sewing machine not wanting to work... :computerilliterate: ) tonight after work and get the parts cut and sewen up I should have pictures up tomorrow night.
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by hathor_sg1x » Thu Jun 26, 2008 4:42 am

Here is the new crown and yes...The cape/hood is going to get finished Friday now since I'll have an extra pair of hands placeing velcro to the proper places of the fabric which will help keep it in place and prevent it from falling/blowing back and I can sew it all down properly! :whew:
I'm going to get the final pictures up over the weekend, so after that...I'm going to send in the information and see how things go.

I still like crown 0.1 ....But here we go as Roger likes to call this one...Mickey Mouse 0.2! :lol:

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by Kal » Thu Jun 26, 2008 9:50 am

Good! The Mickey thing is the right way to do it. Roger did good work, you owe him a beer or 2 :cheers:
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by hathor_sg1x » Thu Jun 26, 2008 12:16 pm

SL2280 wrote:Roger did good work, you owe him a beer or 2 :cheers:

Don't I owe you one as well for all the help you've given me? :cheers: That or one of them giant cookies and have it say 'THANK YOU ROB!' :D
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by hathor_sg1x » Sat Jun 28, 2008 8:15 pm

Took some advice from another Nihilus on a different board and he said to do a stich on the sleaves. My moleskin fabric doesn't even look the same now with the stich. :blink:
I think it turned out rather well, but my back is protesting from sitting to do the stiches.

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume WIP

Post by hathor_sg1x » Sun Jun 29, 2008 4:55 pm

I'm done! :fallsoverdead:

I see something I already don't like, but I'm still going to send it in for the heck of it. So here are the pictures Dar-Chan got for me.

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by Cujo » Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:34 pm

Very nice! I'm so proud of the progress you have made!

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by Hbrika » Mon Jul 14, 2008 4:36 pm

That is looking simply awesome.
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by Jaster » Mon Jul 14, 2008 7:36 pm

Looks good. The pin striping might not be the right thing though. I think he sleeves are supposed to be ribbed and not pin striped like a gangster suit.
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by hathor_sg1x » Mon Jul 21, 2008 1:10 pm

1st post has been updated with information and other steps and those who have helped have been credited.
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by Jau Tok » Sun Aug 31, 2008 9:26 pm

Belt, finally complete. You have no idea how relieved I am right now.

P.S. that apple pie was really good.

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by proto-fett » Mon Sep 01, 2008 7:14 am

Looking good. I can't wait for my little girl to get a picture with you!

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by hathor_sg1x » Mon Sep 01, 2008 11:54 am

ALMOST done with my 'quilted sleaves'

Here's a few minor progress shots, I think I do have a fair idea of how to tackle my hood/cape now so I might begin on that pesky thing later. :D

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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by dirty tusken » Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:38 pm

man I thought you had finished along time ago. lol looks good though
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by Kal » Tue Sep 02, 2008 3:36 pm

hathor_sg1x wrote:ALMOST done with my 'quilted sleaves'

Here's a few minor progress shots, I think I do have a fair idea of how to tackle my hood/cape now so I might begin on that pesky thing later. :D



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may have a problem with the sleeves. They look to have way to many lines in them. Think Vader. about 1" apart

Inner tunic:
* The inner tunic should be black and made from a slightly different material than the cape/hood, and outer layer.
* The inner tunic should be somewhat tight fighting with long sleeves.
* The sleeves should be quilted along the length, giving them a ribbed look similar to that of Darth Vader’s under suit.
* The inner tunic must be heavily tattered and holed along the bottom edge.
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Re: Darth Nihilus Costume Nearly Complete

Post by hathor_sg1x » Tue Sep 02, 2008 4:52 pm

That fabric when I bought it had the lines already in it, not much I can do on altering that. I've finished Shirt 0.3 I'll still re-submit and see what she says it LOOKS quilted now, but dunno what more I can do.

I have that hood and cape left now to repair so moving onto that in a few minutes.
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