Originally Posted by Ophexis
Hello~ :3 Next week I'm supposed to go shopping for fabrics for my LoTR-inspired ranger costume, so I was thinking about fabrics obviously.
I'm doing something similar as the green-ish long tunic. It's probably made of wool, but I was wondering what kind of fabrics would give a similar, medieval-ish effect while being less expensive.
Fine woven wool suiting can be pretty pricey, but that isn't what you need. A polyester wool blend form the cheaper end of the rack would work out great. This is a case where shopping in person will do you a lot of good. Just get in the store and start touching fabrics.