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Krystel
08-04-2008, 09:11 PM
Ok, I've been looking for an afforidable pattern for Alucard's duster from Hellsing for a couple days now. I would like to have it ASAP so that I can hopefully have it finished by Izumi con. I'm going to check out Joann's tomorrow for fabric and such for another costume and have planned to check out patterns there. I understand that I'm probably going to have to twink it a bit but I'm in a desperate bind to find it fast. Can anyone out there give me a little help?

EasilyAmewsed
08-04-2008, 11:52 PM
http://www.simplicity.com/dv1_v4.cfm?design=4083

I think this one has promise although it needs to be lengthened & tweaked for fit, but it does have a shoulder caplet in one view. Unfortunately Simplicity isn't on sale this week at JoAnns. McCalls for $1.99 is their next sale coming up on 8/8 - 8/9. Search the book and perhaps they'll have a similar one? :P
IF you have the time and a Hancocks, however, you may be in luck.
At Hancock Fabrics:
Thursday, August 7 - Sunday, August 10: Simplicity 5 for $5 (limit 10)
Thursday, August 14 - Sunday August 17: Butterick 99 cents (limit 10)

Dunno what deadline date you have, but good luck. ;)
EA

Krystel
08-05-2008, 08:34 AM
Thank you so much:toothy:! I'll look into Handcock's.

MsTestament
08-05-2008, 11:05 AM
I use the matrix coat by Simplicity and tweak things from there (but yes something with collar pieces does make it easier.)

red-ink
08-07-2008, 08:23 AM
Krystel, if you're still looking for the pattern, PM me. I have an extra copy of the Simplicity pattern that we can talk about. :)

nitrofreak06
08-08-2008, 11:55 PM
simplicity patterns are to big for me. at least the ones that i seen anyways. im only 5'7" and weight 110lbs. those patterns are huge compared to me. :p

Krystel
11-04-2008, 07:17 PM
You were all a great help! I finished the coat on Saturday. I hope to have the whole costume done by Izumicon. :)