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Clothing and Garb
Tunics, Shirts, and Dresses
Tunic and dress patterns are pretty interchangeable. Simply lengthen the item to create a dress, and shorten it to create a tunic.
Orc Kit Tips from Denmark
Tips about Orc Costuming and how to stay comfortable by Asbjørn Godvin Hansen from Okup Shkamb in Denmark!
Tabards, Doublets, and Coats
Robes and Cloaks
Semi-Circle Cloak Pattern - novice level sewing - One of the simplest ways to make a REAL cloak! There is very little sewing necessary, so that hand-sewing this is possible!
Links to resources and pattern collections
Basic Patterns from EQOS on Deviantart
Making a simple alchemy kit
Making bloody bandages
How to make a bog chair
These chairs are immersive, inexpensive, and break down for travel! You just need acess to a few woodworking tools. Find a tutorial here, or use the search term "Bog Chair" in Google to look for more ideas!
Upcycling and Thrifting
How to make a button-down shirt fit the LoE dress code
How to remove pockets (no sew)
How to remove buttons and make it lace-up instead (no sew)
Items to look for at thrift and second-hand stores
Thrift stores are great ways to find durable basic gear for starter kits without breaking the bank. Many choose to upgrade their kits after a time, but if you are vigilant and creative, some of your coolest and most unique kit items can be found while thrifting!
Linen items that can be used as is or modified to fit the dress code (buttons, pockets, and cuffs must be removed and no modern stylings)
Fur coats to cut up for trim, or use as-is
Feastware (wooden and metal bowls and cups - make sure they are cleaned and food safe!)
Leather/fabric/woven purses without zippers or modern elements - these can make great pouches
Footwear - boots are an excellent find, so keep your eye out!