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Happy Hallowe'en from Kylo Ren, Rey, and Captain Phasma!

Rey from The Force Awakens: Final Hallowe’en Costume

(I was trying to have this done earlier, but maybe it will inspire people for the premiere, or next Hallowe’en!) Now that the goggles and head scarf were done, I turned to the rest of the costume. If we break it down, there is a short-sleeved knit undershirt, blousy trousers with long ties at the…

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Rey from The Force Awakens Hallowe’en Costume: The Goggles/Head wrap

I was armed with masses of inspiration from the reference photographs, but had constraints of time and climate to deal with. So, I abandoned perfectionism and embraced the challenge to create a costume that evoked Rey but could be worn by a kid in cold weather, and would stand up to tromping through the neighbourhood….

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Rey from The Force Awakens Hallowe’en Costume: Inspiration Notes

I am so excited for the new Star Wars movie! I love the new look for the First Order stormtroopers, and Captain Phasma is stunning. My kids have just gotten into Star Wars and have seen the original trilogy many many times (I don’t know if I can ever bear to show them the prequels!)….

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