Category Archives: Sewing

Posts related specifically to topics of sewing and fabric related construction for a cosplay or costume

Scarlet Witch Bracers – Update!

We’ve been updating the current Scarlet Witch Costume Study post – since it’s the most popular destination on this site – with updated, more accurate observations based on new photos.

Since some visitors only view the lastest posts, we thought we’d pull your attention to detail, specifically with Scarlet Witch’s bracers.

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Doctor Who’s Idris Fabric for The Doctor’s Wife Cosplay

Hello everyone! As promised, there is still have a study of Wanda’s jacket on the way, and continuation of Tauriel’s wardrobe from The Hobbit. In the meantime however, I have switched gears to finish my own cosplays which we’ll detail soon, as this year, I am lucky enough to be meeting my best friend at Dragon Con!  I’ve never been, I’m super excited.

Anyway, while picking up some last minute items at Joann’s, this fabric (below) popped up in the brocade section. Immediately, it became clear that this is a wonderful stand-in for the pattern of Idris’s bodice from the Neil Gaiman episode of Doctor Who, ‘The Doctor’s Wife‘.

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Scarlet Witch Avengers 2 – Dress Construction

So back to Scarlet Witch’s black dress from Avengers 2.  In the previous post, the screen captures help outline the observable details, so let’s put all the notes together into a sketch to help better illustrate the dress’s basic construction. In addition, there are some thoughts at the bottom of the post on some patterns to help the construction process along.

I should preface all this with the statement that I am by no means a very good artist.

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Scarlet Witch Avengers 2 – Dress Details

I had started a series of entries to examine Scarlet Witch’s costume for the new Avengers 2 movie Age of Ultron, based on observations from leaked set photos.  In the previous entry, all her accessories, boots, braces and other small items are examined.  In this post, we’ll jump into the black dress she’s wearing.

Above we have the best photos with the most resolution released of the filming so far.  It gives a basic idea of the dress she’s wearing, and by examining a few details from other photos, we can get an idea as to its construction.

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