I now have two offerings for sale as patterns.
The hand stitching cord pattern as printable sheets with instructions
And Midna has been updated to include skirt design patterns.
And 3D print ready.
Sized to about 3 inches long by 2 wide. The bottom crossover looks weird, but that’s the way it is on the game model, it doesn’t twist together until the last vine bit. I left out the center red gem because it’ll look better if you insert your own clear gem rather than painting it as part of the thing. The very middle bar should be cut off before mounting. I’m going to ask my friend to do a test print and see how big the holes at the top actually are, and if the weird beak tips come out okay.
Saved as an STL file, should be no problems with it.
Finally started True Form Midna’s forehead pendant thing. I think I’m going to chop off the head of the bird/snake thing and start over- it’s lumpy and I don’t like it. Once I fix or re-do the head, I’ll mirror it and adjust the crossings. The final product should be around 3 inches long at most. It’s kinda big but not super big.
A friend of mine who I hope will be a co-worker soon just got a Maker Bot 3D printer. Ours isn’t up and running yet, and she’s offered to test print some things for me, possibly helping me sell some items too. Hers can only handle stuff up to around 4 inches by 4 inches, but that’s enough for some of the cosplay pieces I need, and some I can sell.
The PDF has complete instructions for making the cloak. Later versions will include the skirt and other items. Midna is my first true costume love, and I still haven’t really retired her, even if I haven’t worn her in over a year.
Purchasing the file also gets you the above pattern that can be printed out full size for someone who is between 5’5″ and 5’8″. Any more or less, and I’ll do an adjustment and save out a new file, otherwise it can be difficult to position and keep in proportion.
It’s a printable pattern that can be used as a design template for the back of her cloak.
I forgot I made these a few months ago!