DIY – Star Wars Japor snippet necklace

Today’s Star Wars fashion DIY is a Japor Snippet necklace, inspired by the gift Anakin gives to Padme’ in The Phantom Menace. This is a rare example of a romantic gift in the Star Wars films, and it continually frustrates me that no licensed company has created a jewelry version of the necklace!…

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DIY – Rogue One Kyber crystal necklace

Today’s Star Wars fashion DIY is Jyn Erso’s Kyber crystal necklace from Rogue One. I was instantly excited to see the necklace when it was revealed in a trailer, and hoped to see a licensed replica version released. As yet, Kay Jewelers is the only licensed company to make a version…

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Star Wars inspired sewing patterns

Fans have two main methods for creating their own custom Star Wars apparel – sew a garment from Star Wars printed fabric, or create a garment inspired by a Star Wars costume. The most popular choice is the the combination of printed fabric and store bought pattern – commercial patterns include step by step…

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Creating Star Wars pressed penny accessories

A recent Disney Parks Blog article announced the arrival of 6 new Star Wars pressed penny designs available at Disneyland, and it jogged my memory about a super easy Star Wars accessory I made last year. The low-cost souvenir pressed pennies can be used to create fun accessories – from simple coin holder…

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DIY – General Grievous jeans

I’ve always loved General Grievous in the Cartoon Network Clone Wars micro series, but it’s pretty hard to find any apparel for women featuring him. Cartoon images are easier to paint than images from the films, so I thought General Grievous would be a good candidate for a DIY idea I’ve…

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Episode 7 fabrics at Joann

Joann fabric and craft stores are joining in the Force Friday fun, with the release of Episode 7 themed fabrics! While not wearable in their purchased state, licensed fabrics allow Star Wars fans to create their own custom made fashion –  great for dresses and skirts. The new collection features 13 new…

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Vintage 1977 C-3PO earrings

Some of the first Star Wars merchandise ever made was for women to wear, which I think is awesome. In 1977, before the well known action figures hit store shelves, Weingeroff Ent. Providence, R.I. (licensed by Factors Etc, Inc) was producing licensed Star Wars jewelry, which included necklaces, earrings, rings, bracelets, hair…

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DIY – Star Wars earrings

I was impressed with the detail and quality of Loungefly’s necklaces I picked up from Hot Topic a little while ago. During my regular check of Hot Topic’s website, I noticed they still had the MTFBWY pendant necklaces in stock, which features the Hildebrandt brothers classic poster art. I decided…

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Fabric from men’s garments

Often I spot a Star Wars garment, and wish I could get my hands on the original fabric to make something custom for myself. More recently I have started the practice of buying men’s items in the largest size available in order to undo the seams and use the fabric…

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Star Wars fabrics

From my costuming hobby, I seem to have developed the need to stash extra fabric away to “use later” or “in case I need it” or simply “it’s so pretty“! So when it comes to Star Wars printed fabrics, it’s no surprise that I’ve bought my fair share and stashed it…

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Star Wars fabrics at Spotlight

Spotlight is a chain of stores in Australia and New Zealand that stocks fabrics – and recently released a collection of exclusive Star Wars designs on a range of fabrics including polar fleece, flannelette, poplin and drill. I made sure to grab supplies of my favourite designs – it was…

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