So my little bro who is 9 years old is getting ready to his first con and asked his wonderful big sister Kate to make him a costume since she goes to college for costume design.
Anyway he gave me quite a challenge as I don't want it to look cheap and crappy but I don't want it weighing him down. He's nine so he needs to be able to move.
So I'm thinking of starting with underamour and building on top of it. For the stiffness in the armor I'm thinking of using very stiff interfacing.
Now I'm wondering what kinds of fabric to use. I've never really made clothes for children before. So any suggestion would be great.
The character is:
armor :tier two raid