Post by Nova Darklighter on Apr 22, 2004 21:38:41 GMT -5
Mynn, you might want to look for a cabretta leather, pigskin is usually seuded and this is definitly not it is a smooth finish, not a split sided leather. There are soft shirt cabretta leathers that are slightly textured and are light weight enough to work really well as tabbards, and they look like they are lined to me as well, at least the edge is turned, but I would line it if I was going to do them. I think you'll find that pigskin is a little to heavy a weight to have any motion to them, and they definitly should be fluid and move, at least they do in the film. Primrodo, you and I are essentially describing the same thing on the cape, but using different terms to do it.
Post by Ani-Chay Pinn on Feb 8, 2009 14:54:14 GMT -5
Thanks! Mmmmmm, it's not obvious at all how those front pieces are attached, but I think they would have to be double-layered, just as a counter-weight to the rest of it to keep the whole thing from sliding down off the back.