Series: A Song of Ice and Fire novels

Worn at

  • Otakuthon 2013

Pattern(s)

I used a red corset I owned to pattern the vest

First time

I haven’t worked with leather or buckskin in a long time, and with leather you only get one try. As well I decided after I wore it a couple times that I was going to dye the skin to bring it to a deeper brown. The lovely people at the leather store had never heard of dyeing buckskin, but it worked. The dye job is patchy, but it matches what I wanted, a rougher, worn look.

Issues

The original sheepskin was SUPER yellow, and the colouring, both from the original and the dyed versions, rub off on anything I’m wearing overtop.

Wig 

Arda’s Ferarri in Silver $35
Short wefts in Silver $9
Long curly clip in Silver $15

Fabric

Sheep skin $33
Suede lacing $19 (full roll)
Leather dye $20 (2 bottles)

Accessories – $30

Leggings
Boots
Beads
Foxtail
Belt
Shawl

Total ~ $200

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