Anakin Skywalker Costume You underestimate my power!

Project Description

Discovered as a slave on Tatooine by Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker had the potential to become one of the most powerful Jedi ever, and was believed by some to be the prophesied Chosen One who would bring balance to the Force. A hero of the Clone Wars, Anakin was caring and compassionate, but also had a fear of loss that would prove to be his undoing...

This particular Anakin is the brother to the guy in the Darth Vader costume. I get this phone call out of the blue one day from Michigan. Darth Vader has been bragging to his brother about this costume and so he calls me up to make him Anakin.

To date I have never seen him in person in this costume, but he tells me he gets marriage proposals all the time when he wears it.

Since everything was done through email, phone calls and snail mail, I sent him my measurement sheet and had him go to a Men's Wearhouse to have the tailor there measure him up one side and down the other (and my measurements are VERY thorough, takes about an hour all told). I did a full mock up of the costume, cloak and all out of horribly cheap green denim (living this close to the LA Garment district has perks) and then set about doing the final version. The cloak is the masterpiece. Camelhair wool so soft, the hems are all hand stitched with silk thread that just sinks into the wool so there are no thread marks like there would be with a machine. That cloak is so iconic, so important that it had to look exact and there is no top stitching in the movie cloak, so there will be none on the one I made.

Project Elements - Overall 100% complete

  • Robe (Material) - Note: With attached hood 100% complete
  • Vest (Labor) - Note: Black Leather 100% complete
  • Pants (Labor) 100% complete
  • Belt (Labor) - Note: with 2 pouches 100% complete
  • Brown Denim (Material) - Note: 7 Yards 100% complete
  • Shipping and Handling (Other) - Note: Shipped via USPS 100% complete
  • Discount (Other) - Note: $100 Off Coupon 100% complete