Rebel Legion http://www.rebellegion.com Costuming. Community. Charity. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:25:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Cloud City Wing Guardhttp://www.rebellegion.com/cloud-city-wing-guard/ http://www.rebellegion.com/cloud-city-wing-guard/#comments Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:17:09 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5812 Continue reading ]]>

 

 

 

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 side. The right and left sides overlap on the top belt in the opposite direction as the bottom belt. The bottom belt sits on top of the upper belt.

b. Belts have a dark blue trim on the edges which are visible and make the design of the hat.



 

OPTIONAL ITEMS

1. Relby K-23 Blaster Pistol in accurately shaped black plastic holster.  Holster may be worn on the right or left hip.

 

COSTUME RESOURCES
1. Rebel Supporters Forum

 


 

Reviewed on 22nd January 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 these general standards check lists. If you have a question about fabrics, colors, and parts choices for your build please contact the LCJs for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build. (LCJ listing here)

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Rebel Legion Charity Dinnerhttp://www.rebellegion.com/rebel-legion-charity-dinner/ http://www.rebellegion.com/rebel-legion-charity-dinner/#comments Sat, 10 Jan 2015 18:18:17 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5577 Continue reading ]]> The Rebel Legion is proud to announce the first Rebel Legion Charity Dinner at Celebration Anaheim on the 18th of April 2015.

Let’s come together to celebrate our Costuming – Charity – Community, we will have some food, have some fun, raise some money for charity, talk about costuming and maybe even mingle with some VIP’s.

We are partnering with Variety International to raise money to help provide the best quality of life to disabled and underprivileged children around the world. All money raised on the night will go directly to Variety Children’s Charity to help provide medical equipment such as wheelchairs, leg braces, augmentative speech equipment, hearing aids and all types of prostheses.

For more information please check this topic.

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Mon Mothma (Episode VI)http://www.rebellegion.com/mon-mothma-episode-vi-2/ http://www.rebellegion.com/mon-mothma-episode-vi-2/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 22:45:24 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5546 Continue reading ]]>

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION

Mon Mothma a native of Chandrila, was a female Human who served as an important political figure from the waning days of the Galactic Republic, one of the founders of the Alliance to Restore the Republic, and the first Chief of State of the New Republic.

Source: Wookieepedia


REQUIRED ITEMS

1. Ivory or cream colored tunic made from a soft, natural fabric, with a jewel-neck collar and wide, loose fitting sleeves. The length of the tunic must be at or just below the knee. The fabric should be heavy enough, or be lined, so that the under dress does not show through. Sleeves should be knuckle length before being pulled up to just above the wrist with a large sleeve fold that is tacked down.
2. Deep brown under dress, made from a soft, natural fabric such as jersey, with a full gathered skirt. The sleeves must be tight fitting and gathered at the wrists. A skirt and shirt is also acceptable.
3. A necklace consisting of two dull gray twisted cords, with a round, silver pendant, detailed as it appears in the movie, suspended from two smaller, twisted cords in the center. The necklace should be attached at each shoulder and end with the gray cord wrapped around a small, domed object, such as a button, with single strand of the large gray cord around the back of the collar.
4. Flat or low heeled (1″ or less) brown shoes or boots. No visible laces, buckles, or zippers, no spike heels.
5. Appropriately-styled hair shorn above the collar; naturally-occurring hair colors only.

 

COSTUME RESOURCES

 

  1. Galactic Strategic Command forum

 


 

Reviewed on December 30, 2014.

 


 

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 these general standards check lists. If you have a question about fabrics, colors, and parts choices for your build please contact the LCJs for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build. (LCJ listing here)

 

 

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Sabine Wrenhttp://www.rebellegion.com/sabine-wren/ http://www.rebellegion.com/sabine-wren/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 22:15:04 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5539 Continue reading ]]>

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION

Sabine Wren was a Mandalorian Human female weapons expert who was active during the reign of Galactic Emperor Sheev Palpatine around five years before the Battle of Yavin. She was also a graffiti artist who customized her armor and tagged a new symbol every time the crew of the Ghost struck Imperial targets.

Source: Wookieepedia


REQUIRED ITEMS

1. Flight suit shirt should be a stretch material two-piece garment with the top being black with gray panels. Top must have short sleeves and a high collar that splits in the front.
2. Pants should be khaki with light brown panels and long enough to tuck into the boots.
3. Boots must be high enough to stop just below the knee, made of black leather or leather-like material, and fit snug to the wearer. Wedge heel preferred. Must be weathered and paint splattered to match references.
4. Chest Armor should consist of collar armor, right and left chest plates, and center diamond. Should be at least 3mm thick. Chest plates and collar plates should be painted fuchsia/maroon, center diamond should be red. Left chest plate must feature an orange stylized rebel design to match references. Right chest plate must must feature two diagonal stripes painted to match references. All plates must be painted and weathered to match references both in color and weathering pattern. All armor must attach securely to the top with proper spacing.
5. Shoulder Armor must be at least 3mm thick. Must have four points and must curve around the upper arm and shoulder. Right shoulder must be white or light grey with a faded checker pattern. Left shoulder must be mottled orange with a stylized hound illustration in faded fuchsia/maroon. Must be painted and weathered to match references both in color and weathering pattern.
6. Knee Armor must be at least 3mm thick and painted fuchsia/maroon. Right knee must feature a vertical white stripe. Must be painted to match references in both color and weathering pattern. Should have the appearance of being attached by black straps wide enough to cover the knees.
7. Elbow Armor must at least 3mm thick and painted fuchsia/maroon. There should be two plates that appear to connect when the arm is straightened and separate when the arm is bent. Plates should be attached to a black band around the elbow. Must be painted and weathered to match references.
8. Boot Armor must be at least 3mm thick and painted fuchsia/maroon. Armor should be weathered and paint splattered to match references.
9. Gloves must be black leather or leather-like material. Must extend to a few inches below the elbow and be flared “gauntlet” style similar to X-Wing pilot gloves. Gloves should be weathered and paint splattered to match references.
10. Holster Belt must be a medium brown leather or leather like material that secures via metal rectangular buckle in front. Must feature 2 drop holsters with an angular design. Must have two metallic loops on either side of the belt buckle with the holster connecting between the buckle and the loop. Must feature two horizontal metallic loops where the holster connects to the belt in the back.
11. Holsters should hold 2 Westar-35 pistols similar to the ones seen in TCW. Must be a mismatched pair with one being painted blue, black, and grey, and the other painted grey, black, and yellow. Must be painted and weathered to match references in color and weathering pattern.
12. Hair or wig must be blue with orange wefts in front. Should be cut short and styled consistent with references.

OPTIONAL ITEMS

1. Custom Mandalorian helmet. Dome, brow band and keyslots must be painted fuchsia/maroon. Upper cheeks must be painted medium-dark grey. Mandibles must be painted dark red/burgundy. The rear panels and lower cheeks must be painted light grey. The right ear must be painted light grey with a fuchsia/maroon oval. The left ear must be painted fuchsia/maroon with a raised cylinder painted light grey. The dome of the helmet must feature a stylized eye design who’s main color matches the mandibles, outlined in silver with an orange pupil. Must feature a metallic range finder stalk with a black rangefinder topper with a grey lens greeblie on top of the rangefinder.
2. Paint Sprayer constructed to match visual references. Must feature a red rocker switch on the front of the device; silver paint canister in the back; 5 round, silver push buttons on the left side. Must be painted, weathered, and paint splattered to match visual references.
3. A comlink device affixed horizontally to the left side (similar to TK comlinks in ANH).

 

COSTUME RESOURCES

 

  1. Eitanya1138’s Photobucket

 


 

Reviewed on December 30, 2014.

 


 

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 these general standards check lists. If you have a question about fabrics, colors, and parts choices for your build please contact the LCJs for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build. (LCJ listing here)

 

 

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Generic KOTOR I Jedihttp://www.rebellegion.com/generic-kotor-i-jedi/ http://www.rebellegion.com/generic-kotor-i-jedi/#comments Tue, 23 Dec 2014 22:19:50 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5511 Continue reading ]]>

 

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION

KOTOR I Generic Jedi Generic Jedi Knights Of The Old Republic from the computer game.

 

REQUIRED ITEMS

 

 

1. Outer Tunic

a. Double breasted style front where the right front panel overlaps the left front panel.

b. Collar is approximately 2-3 inches wide. (Dark Blue version is without a collar)

c. Rectangular shoulder epaulettes that extend over the shoulder seam.

d. Lower OT or skirt which wraps around the hips, left panel overlapping the right panel. The pieces are tapered from belt-length on one hip to mid-thigh on the other hip, forming a shallow upside-down “V” shape in front. In back the wrap pieces extend to approximately knee length and should overlap to have a slit up the center back to below the butt then curve into tapering back to belt-length at the hip. The left side of the wrap is still the top layer of the wrap in back. Each side of the skirt appears as one piece (for a left and right side pieces) and may be attached to the upper portion of the OT or worn as a separate component (for ease of construction). This seam or junction between the upper and lower OT pieces should be covered by the belt. Optional: there may be trim approximately .5-1 inch wide around the bottom edge of the lower OT/skirt.

e. Sleeves are relatively form fitting and may be truncated to fit within forearm braces or guards.

f. Fabric should be a solid color and matte. Tunic fabric may be smooth or have a homespun or woven texture.

2. Inner Tunic

a. Shirt with wide, scooped neckline that allows the top of the Under Tunic to be clearly visible beneath it.

b. May be a false inner tunic where a triangle of fabric snaps into the “V” between the right and left panels of the OT.

c. Fabric should be a solid color and matte. Tunic fabric may be smooth or have a homespun texture.

3. Under Tunic

a. Short Mandarin-style collar or a short mock or pseudo turtle neck collar; collar may open in the center front, wrap around, have a seamed closure, or be a seamless stretch fabric pull-over. Zippers, snaps, or other closures used should not be visible.

b. May be a full shirt, a false under tunic, or dickey.

c. Fabric should be a solid color and matte. Tunic fabric may be smooth or have a homespun texture.

4. Pants

a. Form fitting pants (but not skin tight) that are tucked into the boots.

b. Pockets are allowable but should be covered by the lower part of the outer tunic.

5. Belt, KOTOR Style, leather or leather-like material

a. A wider inner belt under a narrow outer (thinner) belt.

b. Narrow outer belt is held in place by various decorative leather panels and side hinges of metal or painted to resemble metal.

c. Snaps or rivets are used to secure the leather panels holding the inner belt in place.

d. Belt should match the color scheme of the boots.

e. The color scheme of the belt may be embellished with similar colors used in the OT.

6. Boots, leather or leather-like material

a. No rubber boots allowed.

b. Generally plain style boots extending above the top of the calf, but not over the knee.

c. Top extension-type portions and straps around the ankles are allowed.

d. Buckles are permitted but should complement the boot and not detract from the overall look of the Jedi costume.

e. Boots should match the color scheme of the belt and may be embellished with similar colors used in the OT.

f. Low-heeled 1 – 1 1/2 inches maximum. Spike heels are not permitted.

7. Forearm Braces/Gloves

Generic KotOR I Jedi must have either forearm bracers, forearm wraps, or long gloves that extend from mid forearm to the wrist. a. Forearm Bracers: Plain in design, form fitting, and wrapping fully around the forearm (seam for closure is permitted on the “inside” of the forearm). No lacing, clasps, grommets, or other external closures should be visible.

b. Forearm Wraps: Plain in design and forearm neatly wrapped as to appear as forearm braces.

c. Long Gloves: Solid color, plain gloves extending to mid forearm. Gloves may be leather, suede, or other non-shiny leather-like materials. Cloth gloves are not permitted.

d. Optional: KotOR I generic Jedi with forearm bracers or forearm wraps may also have gloves under the bracers or wraps. Gloves should extend up the arm past the wrist so that no skin is visible at the wrist. Gloves should match the color of the bracers/wraps.

8. Lightsaber

a. No toy lightsabers are permitted (or Ultimate FX short saber).

b. The lightsaber may be a static prop (hilt only). Attached blade, LED lights and sound effects are allowed, but not required.

c. Metal hilt or custom fabricated lightsaber hilt painted to resemble metal.

d. Blade colors accepted are: blue, green, yellow, orange, white and violet. No red, pink or black blades.

e. No movie-era “hero” lightsabers of face characters may be used.

f. Generic KotOR I Jedi may carry one or two standard lightsabers or a single double-bladed lightsaber.

g. Optional: lightsaber may hang from the belt with either a covertex button and clip or a D-ring and hook.

9. Color scheme

a. Outer tunic may be earth tones including shades of brown, gray, cream, and white, as well as dark blue or red-orange. Collars on the OT and trim around the bottom of the tunic may be a complimentary color to the OT. Trim around the bottom of the tunic is optional. Dark red collar/trim may only be used in conjunction with the red-orange OT.

b. Pants may be earth tones including shades of brown, gray, cream, white, and black as well as dark blue (if paired with the blue OT) or medium orange (if paired with the red-orange OT).

c. Inner tunic may be earth tones including shades of brown, gray, cream, white, black, as well as dark blue.

d. Under tunic may be earth tones including shades of brown, gray, cream, white, black, as well as dark blue, or light mauve.

e. Boots, belt, epaulets, arm bracers, and gloves should match. These may be medium to dark brown or black. Gloves may be dark blue when matching dark blue OT. Boots, belt, and gloves/bracers/wraps may have details in dark coordinating colors with the OT.

 


 

COSTUME RESOURCES

 

    1. KJO Detachment page

 

Reviewed on December 23rd 2014

 


 

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 these general standards check lists. If you have a question about fabrics, colors, and parts choices for your build please contact the LCJs for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build. (LCJ listing here)

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Beru Lars (Episode IV)http://www.rebellegion.com/beru-lars-episode-iv/ http://www.rebellegion.com/beru-lars-episode-iv/#comments Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:03:05 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5498 Continue reading ]]>

 

CHARACTER DESCRIPTION

Beru Whitesun Lars, the wife of Owen Lars, was a Tatooinian woman who raised Luke Skywalker after the fall of the Galactic Republic. Coming from a long line of moisture farmers, Beru Whitesun grew up near Mos Eisley on Tatooine. On a trip to Anchorhead, she met Owen Lars, the son of another moisture farmer, Cliegg Lars. Beru and Owen fell in love, and Beru later became part of the Lars family.

Source: Wookieepedia


REQUIRED ITEMS

1. Jumper

a. Dark Brown long sleeve v-neck pull over jumper

b. V- neck and sleeve hems are topstitched with matching brown thread

c. Jumper has a seam at the waist and is no more than 2” above the floor in length

d.Skirt part of jumper is A-line with a very slight gather at the waist

e.Sleeves should come to the wrist of wearer

2. Undershirt

a. The undershirt is a pumpkin or rusty orange colored v-neck undershirt or dickey

b. The undershirt has a pattern of small “winged basket” designs that are dark brown in color. See reference images for this pattern

c. The undershirt does not need sleeves

d. Fabric should be a loose weave if possible

e. No buttons should be showing and collar should reach the shoulders of Denim jacket

f. Collar is not top-stitched

3. Jacket

a. Medium Blue Wash Denim Jacket

b. Straight Denim Jacket with pockets has no shoulder seams but has two angled seams in the back instead. These seams are covered with a ¾” wide strip of matching fabric to hide the seam line. This strip goes under the neck trim in the back

c. Jacket does not have a collar

d. Jacket has a matching trim that goes down the front edges of the jacket and around the neck in back. The trim is narrow in back and very wide in front. Some of the trim on the back should show below the back of the orange collar when worn

e. Deep front Pockets are placed to cover at least 1” of the trim

f. Trim, hem, and pockets are top-stitched

g. Closures are made from 3 pairs of six loops of denim fabric. First pair is placed at the corner of the V at the top. Remaining two loops are spaced evenly down the front of the jacket. Loops should interlace by threading one loop through the other and then over the unattached ends

h. Sleeves are about 2-3” above the wrist which allows the brown jumper sleeve to show at all times. Sleeves have a wide cuff at least as wide as the trim in front and are top-stitched. The inside of the sleeve is lined at least halfway up the inside so that the darker side shows on the inside of the cuff when arm is extended.

4. Boots and Socks

a. Black or Dark Brown ankle length boots with laces. Hiking boots are ok if solid in color

b. Matching socks should be worn and show just above the boot.

5. Hair

a. Hair should be worn no longer than shoulder length and should have full side swept bang

b. A bob like style is preferred but not absolute

c. Naturally-occurring hair colors only

OPTIONAL ITEMS

1. Tupperware 640-7 cup for “Blue Milk”

2. Pockets may be added to the jumper but must be hidden in side seams.


 

COSTUME RESOURCES

 

    1. Star Wars – A New Hope (the movie)
    2. Star Wars – The Complete Saga blue ray – Disk 4 movie andDeleted/Extended Scenes “Aunt Beru’s Blue Milk
    3.Star Wars Power of the Force Action Figures – Aunt Beru with Service Droid
    4. DK Readers Star Wars Luke Skywalker’s Amazing Story by Simon Beecroft – page 6

 


 

Reviewed on December 23, 2014.

 


 

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 these general standards check lists. If you have a question about fabrics, colors, and parts choices for your build please contact the LCJs for your category about parts/materials you are considering before you start your build. (LCJ listing here)

 

 

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Utapu Outposthttp://www.rebellegion.com/utapu-outpost/ http://www.rebellegion.com/utapu-outpost/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:00:45 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5462 d3d993c2cd8fca6a204ebc24cc550304

Serving Thailand



Commanding Officer (CO): :UtapauBCO: Executive Officer (XO): :UtapauBXO: Continue reading ]]> d3d993c2cd8fca6a204ebc24cc550304

Serving Thailand

Commanding Officer (CO): Aries_Bell (Udomsak Ratanotayanoth)
Executive Officer (XO): Indra-Vanśa (Bongsintra Bongpanu)


EXTERNAL LINKS


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Bagong Pag-Asa Outposthttp://www.rebellegion.com/bagong-pag-asa-outpost/ http://www.rebellegion.com/bagong-pag-asa-outpost/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:22:05 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5459 Continue reading ]]> Serving The Philippines

Commanding Officer (CO): Corellian
Executive Officer (XO): Bowrider (Dexter)


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Ghost Basehttp://www.rebellegion.com/ghost-base-2/ http://www.rebellegion.com/ghost-base-2/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:23:57 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5450 Serving Pennsylvania and Delaware

Commanding Officer (CO): :GhostBCO: Executive Officer (XO): :GhostBXO: Continue reading ]]> Serving Pennsylvania and Delaware

Commanding Officer (CO): firebatt (joshua murphy)
Executive Officer (XO): ncpeacock

EXTERNAL LINKS

   

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Wraith Outposthttp://www.rebellegion.com/wraith-outpost/ http://www.rebellegion.com/wraith-outpost/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:21:25 +0000 http://www.rebellegion.com/?p=5447 Wraith2599_zpse518d6c8Serving Western AustraliaCommanding Officer (CO): :WraithBCO: Executive Officer (XO): :WraithBXO: Continue reading ]]> Wraith2599_zpse518d6c8Serving Western Australia

Commanding Officer (CO): NassikDabak (Shawn Hisey)
Executive Officer (XO): TuskenJawa

 

 

 

 

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