Jedi Saesee Tiin costume

Discussion in 'Costuming and Props' started by SaeseeJim, May 20, 2006.

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  1. SaeseeJim Jedi Master

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    Has anyone here made a Saesee Tiin costume yet? People here seem to be more ambitious than me.
  2. mooglar Jedi Padawan

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    I'm planning to make one. I have the fabric and have been doing some mockups with muslin of how I would put it together. I'm probably going to buy a Saesee Tiin mask and use it to make some molds to create some latex appliances for the head and horns and such.
  3. FETT-MAN Jedi Master

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    I barely know the background Jedi, but Tiin would be a neat one to see. Some point in the future I'll perhaps do a Ki-Adi Mundi, but this year's already got too many projects.
  4. SaeseeJim Jedi Master

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    Would you be able to send me the specifications of approximately how much material is needed. and what type of material.
  5. grumpydevil Jedi Knight

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    There is a really great shot of Master Tiin from the Episode III Visual Dictionary that is on the Padawan's guide.
    http://www.padawansguide.com/others/kolar-tiin-fisto.jpg

    Good luck, a well-done Saesee Tiin costume would be a great accomplishment.

    -Kyle
  6. FETT-MAN Jedi Master

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    What race is Saesee Tiin? And his saber is blue, right?
  7. SaeseeJim Jedi Master

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    He is Iktotchi, he is the one in my avatar display. And his lightsaber is green. I wish there was some way Master Replicas would make a replica of his saber.
  8. mooglar Jedi Padawan

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    Jim:

    Well, I haven't made it yet so I'm not quite sure yet. I'd say it would take less then 11 yards, because I did an Obi-Wan Episode IV (with the long skirt) with 11 yards and I'm 6'3" and about 225 lbs., so unless you're bigger than me, you'd probably be safe. I bought 14 yards, but the fabric was on sale so I bought the whole bolt.

    As far as type of fabric, I'd say a dark brown cotton, linen, or cotton/linen blend would work well. Personally, if I hadn't found some good cotton fabric on sale, I think I would have gone for linen. I've seen some linen/rayon blend fabrics at Jo-Ann's that look really good and work well too.

    --Mark
  9. SaeseeJim Jedi Master

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    alright thanks. Let me know how it turns out.
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