Brand new to these forums, but a long time member of the 501st Redback Garrison.
Well... I figured, why not continue my obsessioninfatuation admiration of Ventress?
I spent a fair bit of time trying to work out the tabbards, and I've managed to get a working pattern made from black calico:
I've then hunted around for the right fabric - and some lovely wonderful person has already uploaded the design to Spoonflower. I purchased 2 yards of fabric, which turns out is 1 yard too short. (1 yard now on order to complete tunic). I also found some perfect bias binding to trim the pleated tunic as well.
So then... comes the pleating. This is the approximate pleat dimensions that I used. I now hate pleating with a passion.
Some of the other parts, as I built them:
Then I was lucky enough to get an NME sculpted bucket!
Some of you stalking around C7 may have bumped into the final costume... but there's still a long way to go until I'm happy with it, and would be willing to submit it for scrutiny!