Captain America WWII Jacket help

Discussion in 'Marvel Costumes and Props' started by BobbyS95, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. BobbyS95

    BobbyS95 Well-Known Member

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    I'm working on a Captain America WWII costume .Since I have no sewing skills, I figured that I would buy a jacket similar to what he wears, and mod it. However, I have no idea what kind of jacket this is. Anyone care to help?

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  2. aimeekitty

    aimeekitty Active Member

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    you'll have a hard time finding a jacket in that color in the style you're looking for...? but some military and some chef's jackets have that sort of thing, see:
    Folkwear Pattern #133

    Perhaps you could find a white chef's jacket that's similar enough and dye it the color you want?
  3. BobbyS95

    BobbyS95 Well-Known Member

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    I never thought of using a chef's jacket, but they look almost identical to Cap's jacket. Thanks!
  4. BobbyS95

    BobbyS95 Well-Known Member

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    Found this chef jacket that I plan on buying. Should I dye it or paint it? Because I don't want the color to fade.
  5. terryr

    terryr Sr Member

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    Paint would make it very stiff.
  6. Rikarus

    Rikarus Well-Known Member

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    if you try to sew it, check out this pattern its pretty easy to assemble and its a top half/bottom half jacket so you could easily mod it to your needs.

  7. Survivalist

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    That's a great idea!
  8. Fly4v

    Fly4v Sr Member

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    Bobby, did you ever get your jacket?
    I have a pattern in my build you can use.

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