Blackwall (Dragon Age) Help

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#1 Vietnameseyumyu on 4 years ago

Hi everyone,

My boyfriend and I were thinking of doing a Dragon Age: Inquisition cosplay in the near future. Morrigan is a pretty good fit for me, but the only person who he could really pull off is Blackwall (which is fine because I love Blackwall). The problem I'm having is I have NO idea where to start with his costume. I'm fairly new to making costumes, and haven't done anything this elaborate for a guy before.

I want to do just Blackwall's simple "Skyhold" outfit - the quilted jacket, black pants, lots of brown belts. [url]http://scontent-a.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xfa1/t51.2885-15/10838825_676251222487508_258136212_a.jpg[/url]

One of my main problems is the jacket. I have no idea where to get something like that, and I lack the sewing skills to be able to make one from scratch. Does anyone have suggestions? I was thinking of taking something like this: [url]http://www.esellersolutions.com/eSellerManager/images/upload/item/jeansceneonline/product_image_113_9_17_15_26_33.gif[/url] and... painting it...? Somehow?

Any help is greatly appreciated, thank you! :)

#2 cactusmomma on 4 years ago

What you'd ideally be looking for is brigandine armor:[url]http://kultofathena.com/product.asp?item=SNMC7301BR&name=Brigandine+-+Brown+[/url] Since that can be time consuming to.make and/or find, you could possibly get away with a Gambison...say, this white cotton one [url]http://kultofathena.com/product.asp?item=SNMC7102E[/url]. ..dye it the correct color, add in studs (cosmetic iron-on ones or real, up to you)..and go from there?

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