Malakili (Rancor Keeper)
May07

Malakili (Rancor Keeper)

  CHARACTER DESCRIPTION A human male, Malakili was born on Corellia, a planet of the Core Worldsbest known for its pirates, its fast starships, and skilled merchants.  Since his most tender childhood, the young Malakili was fascinated by wild animals, and he wished he could dedicate his life to taking care of them. Source Wookieepedia   REQUIRED ITEMS 1. Hood: a. The hood is made of a dark brown leather or leather-like material, and weathered to look black in places. b. The hood is approximately one square yard, cut to a similar shape as references. c. There is a split / seam on right side of head, used to shape to head. d. There are two long, loose laces hang down from seam. The hood has the appearance of being “stitched” together by hand with black lacing. e. The hood’s edges have a rough appearance. f. There is patchwork of lighter shade leathers on top of head at brow and down left side of head. g. Attached to the hood is 3/4″ to 1″ wide black “choker” around neck. The choker extends up behind the ears and attaches to inside of hood to keep hood in place. h. The hood appears dirty, sweat-stained and greasy. 2. Arm Bands: a. The armbands are 2-1/2″ wide heavy leather or leather-like material straps. They are dark brown in color and appear to be sweat-stained. b. The bands are worn on the biceps (just below the armpit) and wrap completely around the arm with no gaps. c. The edge of straps appear to be worn (either rounded or beveled). d. There is no visible closure. Any overlap used for closure faces to the back, under the arm. e. The armbands have three bronze-looking domes, approximately 2″ on diameter at the base. The domes are not perfect cups, but rather appear to be hand-crafted. Each dome has a “weld” detail around its base, approximately 1/8″ thick. The domes are equally spaced around the strap, on “points” of four, with the fourth space empty under the arm. f. Between each dome is a pair of silver studs. There are eight total. The center of studs are 1/2″ from the edge of the strap. The studs are a half-dome shape and silver, but are dirty and tarnished till almost black. 3. Vambraces/Forearm Guards: a. The arm guards are made from a heavy leather or leather-like material. They are dark brown in color. They appear sweat-stained. b. The center area of forearm has a lighter brown area in the center. c. The armgaurds are extended down to cover half if the back of the hand.The guards do not...

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Jar Jar Binks (Senatorial Robes)
Apr07

Jar Jar Binks (Senatorial Robes)

  CHARACTER DESCRIPTION Jar Jar Binks was the first Gungan to represent his people in the Galactic Senate, first serving as a Junior Representative along with Senator Padmé Amidala, and then, after her death, serving as full Senator himself. Source Wookieepedia   REQUIRED ITEMS 1. Outer Robe consists of an ornate detailed design, mostly consisting of smaller squares, in hues of yellows, rust, browns and blues. The robe has two long tabards in the front with an angled design of the same material. The back has an upside down V pattern in the material and the front is a straight angle. The robe is slightly shorter in the front and longer in the back, nearly draping to the floor. 2. The Inner Robe is a burgundy or wine color. It has no colored design on it, but is textured with a pattern of lines. The sleeves are billowing on top and bottom, but gathered at the elbow. The lower part is detailed with a deeper wine trim evenly spaced along the forearm; there are four burgundy wine lines wrapping around the arm. The inner robe is long and flowing, and it reaches the costumers ankles or lower. 3. The Necklace is on a long black or dark brown cord. Necklace charms are metallic gold colored and strung vertically. The five charms should be of accurate shape and size, scaled to the wearer. 4. The bead work drapes off of the shoulders and around the back. The beads may consist of uneven mixtures of black, brown, amber, white, off-white, or colors in between. They are approximately 8 inch long strands and should be dense. 300 strands of beads minimum are needed to achieve the dense look around the shoulders and back. The shoulder pads have two detailed bead designs of inner woven colors of brownish black and amber to brown; 2 inches wide minimum. 5. Latex Mask to achieve JarJar’s face is required. The mask should be of high quality and consistent with the reference. The ears should billow and you should not be able to see the costumers face in any manner and the seams should be hidden. 6. Four fingered hands that are orangish-red with brown fingernails. 7. Three toed feet are large and painted orangish-red consistent with the rest of the costume. The toe nails are of a brown color matching the fingernails.     COSTUME RESOURCES RLGS forum Aliens & Creatures forum   Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee 7 April 2015   PLEASE NOTE: The costume standards are a guide, yet are not an all inclusive outline of required elements.  The judges will be looking for quality of workmanship, accurate...

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Mara Jade (as Arica- Blue dancing dress)
Mar24

Mara Jade (as Arica- Blue dancing dress)

  CHARACTER DESCRIPTION Arica was the alias used by Mara Jade when she infiltrated Jabba’s Palace in 4 ABY.  Disguised as a dancer, her goal was to get close enough to Luke Skywalker to kill him, as Palpatine had ordered her to. Source Wookieepedia   REQUIRED ITEMS 1. Dress: a. Sleeveless top made of black fishnet material. b. The top has a blue fabric applique sewed onto the chest.  The applique resembles a pair of “wings” with five finger shapes extending from each side of the applique.  In the center of the applique, there is a black stitched circular design with a line going down through the center.  There are also two black stitched triangular designs on the top of each wing. c. Two skirt panels (made of the same blue fabric as the chest applique) that are ankle length.  The skirt panels are front and back, but still connected to each other on the sides.  The pieces of the skirt connected at the sides have decorative belt loops (one at each side. A second belt loop on each side is optional).  The skirt panels must be of a fabric that drapes and flows nicely. 2. Cape: a. The cape is a wide rectangular cape that can be made of the same fabric as the skirt and chest applique, or it may be sheer. b. Two thin, black or silver elastic bands hold the cape to the costumer’s upper arm (one band per arm) and two silver bracelets connect the cape to the costumer’s wrists (one bracelet per wrist). 3. Leggings/stockings: a. The leggings/stockings are black in color. b. They should begin at mid-thigh length and reach the ankles 4. Circlet: a. The circlet is thin and silver. b. Circlet should encircle the forehead. c. The circlet has decorative gems located on each temple. 5. Hair: a. The hair is slightly wavy. b. The hair may reach from the shoulders to mid-back in length.   OPTIONAL ITEMS 1.  Black or silver sandals.  These are recommended (but not required) while trooping to protect the costumer’s feet 2.  A necklace that is just above the neckline of the top and has decorative triangular accents attached to it. 3. Garter belts at the top of each legging/stocking.  The garter belts are black and have decorative silver, oval-shaped designs spaced among the belt.     COSTUME RESOURCES Sewsewing website     Standard reviewed by the Costume Standards Committee 23 March 2015   PLEASE NOTE: The costume standards are a guide, yet are not an all inclusive outline of required elements.  The judges will be looking for quality of workmanship, accurate execution and use of materials in addition to...

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Hera Syndulla
Feb15

Hera Syndulla

  CHARACTER DESCRIPTION Hera Syndulla was a Twi’lek female rebel who lived during the reign of the Galactic Empire. A capable pilot, Syndulla was the owner of the VCX-100 light freighter Ghost.  She kept a secret blaster in her boot and was close with Kanan Jarrus, whom she convinced to become a rebel. Source Wookieepedia   REQUIRED ITEMS 1.  Lekku: Accurate light green colour Lekku with detailing visible on the exposed parts of the Lekku. 2. Body Paint: Light green coloured body paint which should match the Lekku colour. 3. Headpiece : Screen-accurate off-white pilot’s headpiece. 4. Goggles: Top piece should consist of a silver frame with tinted lenses on a brown leather or leather like base, these should be either circular or slightly bowed towards the outside of the head.  The goggles should be attached to brown and silver earpieces by silver metal / metallic looking arms, and secured by a brown leather or leather like chinstrap.  The ear pieces should have the detail line on the outer dome. 5. Shirt: Off-white body and sleeves that puff around the lower arm. The shirt collar must have the accurate strap detail.  (A dickie is also acceptable in place of a separate shirt).  6.Vest and Shoulder Pads: Accurate, matching brown leather or leather like material vest and shoulder pads, which should be close in colour to that of the brown parts of the goggles.  Detail lines should be present on the shoulder and chest piece.  Vest should be fitted. 7. Gloves: Large flared dark brown leather or leather-like gauntlet style gloves with wrist strap.  Colour should be clearly darker than the vest and shoulder pads.  Gloves should have 2 detail snaps/rivets present on the outer edge of each side wrist strap. 8. Pants: Gold/light orange flight suit pants with five belt loops.  Pants should end above the waist in the back and rise to the centre of the leather vest in front, where they should appear to be held up by a button or snap, and must also have a leather or leather like detail made of the same material and colour as the vest.  Accurate pockets, knee padding, and fly should be sewn on. Trousers should have cuffed ankles. 9. Leg Strapping and Belt: Light grey leg strapping similar to that of an X-wing pilot on the outside of the legs and pants belt.  Strapping should include the detail pieces similar to a strap adjuster, which should join the strapping that goes around the leg to the strapping pieces that join to the belt.  Pants belt should be made of the same colour material as the leg strapping 10. Boots: Brown leather or leather like boots with...

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Lobot
Feb01

Lobot

  CHARACTER DESCRIPTION Lobot was a Human male who served as the chief administrative aide to Baron Administrator Lando Calrissian on Cloud City over the planet Bespin.  His brain was connected to the city’s central computer which allowed him to communicate directly with the city’s computer network.  In this capacity, he served as the city’s first and only computer-liaison officer. Source Wookieepedia   REQUIRED ITEMS 1. Tunic a. Cream colored undershirt with wide billowy sleeves and cuff at the wrist and stand-up square collar. 2. Vest a. Gray in color (to match references) b. Has a Y-shaped bib section and two pocket flaps. Top stitching is visible near side boarder of bib and side and bottom of pocket flaps. c. Back of vest has parallel pleats at side that goes up and over the shoulder and ends at the pocket flaps near the arm pit. (Similar to shoulder tucks on the Jedi outer tunic, but extends all the way down the back of the vest.) d. Vest may be attached to the pants in a jumpsuit fashion if desired 3. Pants a. Full-length pants in the same color of the vest b. No pockets. 4. Belt a. The belt is black in color, featuring 2 layer construction.  The bottom layer should be of a thin leather like material that wraps around the costumer.  The top layer should be thicker and covered in a leather or leather like material. b. The belt has a wide portion that wraps from the costumer’s right hip to left hip.  The back of the belt is narrow, about 3 inches wide. c. The top layer of the belt contains a rectangular opening in the middle of the front portion to display the greeblies. This thick portion wraps from the costumer’s right hip to left hip. d. Greeblies include in the opening of the belt’s top layer include: 2 large silver discs 2 large black discs with a + configuration on the surface 2 Small black rectangles with silver borders 2 sets of 2 small silver rectangles A single silver rectangle  The bottom portion of a snap e. Connecting the vest and pants is a single small black belt loop piece centered on the back of the vest and pants.  The back of the belt should sit underneath this belt loop. 5. Headpiece a. Accurately shaped headpiece that is gray in color. b. There is a layer of light gray felt-like material over the top rim of the headpiece. c. LEDs can be either functional or not. d. The headpiece is symmetrical. Each of the two sides of the headpiece has the following: -Four red tinted...

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Cloud City Wing Guard
Jan24

Cloud City Wing Guard

      CHARACTER DESCRIPTION The Bespin Wing Guard, informally known as the Bespin Security Guard, Cloud City Wing Guard, or Cloud Police, whose members sometimes were called Bespin cops, was the primary security force of Cloud City on Bespin. Source: Wookieepedia   REQUIRED ITEMS 1. Undershirt a. Shirt is a cream-colored turtleneck made of jersey material b. Only the turtleneck collar of the undershirt is exposed. 2. Jacket a. The jacket is blue in color and made of a matte material b. The jacket closes in the center using Velcro for the closure c. Trim on jacket is very thin almost flat gold piping. Piping goes around the neck down both sides of the jacket and around the back about 1″ inside the jacket edge. There is an additional looped design out of the same trim on the front lower corner of both sides of the jacket d. Jacket has a 3 inch high dart in the center of each side front at the bottom e. The sleeves of the jacket have red cuffs on the forearms that are pointed to a triangular shape on the outer side of the sleeve f. The top triangular points of the red cuffs are trimmed in black g. Jacket is collarless h. Jacket bottom is below the waistline and covers the waistline of the pants.   NOTE: The Jacket, Pants, and Helmet are a dark blue (not navy) in color and should match as closely as possible.  Since the Helmet is a suede like material it might be easier to purchase cream, white or ivory fabrics and then dye them so they all look the same. 3. Pants a. The pants are made of the same blue material as the jacket b. The pants are tucked into the boots c. Pants may close in front with standard fly stitching 4. Boots a. The boots are made of leather or leather-like material. No rubber boots allowed b. Boots come to just below the knee and are black leather. (No suede or vinyl or rubber boots) c. It is preferred that the boots have a visible full-length inside zipper with either a brass or gold colored regular zipper pull – however pull on boots will be permitted or smaller inside zippers. No laces or buckles allowed.   5. Helmet  a. Accurately shaped helmet based on the Ottoman Turkish Kabulak but worn backwards to create the very short visor effect. Material of hat should have a suede like appearance and match the jacket and pants in color. The helmet design is made from 2 belts. Each belt is made of a right and left...

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