first time costume sewer:

  • first time costume sewer:

    Posted by kirk53 on December 16, 2023 at 1:41 am

    Hello

    My Name is paul ive done some projects of sewing but only blankes and pillow covers now i cant wait to do some of the star trek next generation clothing im very exctied to try my new patterns out when i get them can any one tell me how easy or hard it was to do your first costume? I feel lik i have a new form of family here great to be here

    paul.

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  • Obsessive Costuming Dude (Alex)

    Organizer
    January 20, 2024 at 10:20 pm
    • 127 Posts

    Hi Paul, and welcome!

    Some costumes are definitely more challenging than others.

    I'd say a TOS tunic is probably the easiest TREK uniform to tackle. I obviously haven't done pattern(s) for those yet but there are a couple available from other vendors.

    TNG jumpsuits aren't difficult to make, but they can be challenging to properly fit. Skants are pretty straightforward too, once you manage to wrap your brain around their bizarre paneling and overlapping invisible zippers.

    Happy sewing!

    – Alex

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