Leather Love — costume design

As Seen on TV ~ My Leather Dragon Scales

As Seen on TV ~ My Leather Dragon Scales

A quick video clip I made because.......my dragon scales made their television debut! You can spot them on this "thing's" right arm. If you're a LEGACIES fan, then you saw him in episode 8, #longtimenosee, and in a few episodes after that. Costume Designer, Ann Walters was the mastermind behind this costume. ūüĎŹ

 

 

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What Does It Look Like When You Combine Dragon Scales With Fur?

What Does It Look Like When You Combine Dragon Scales With Fur?

Today I would like to invite you into my world of fashion design and leather crafting. I will take you with me on a journey of sorts into the creation of a custom leather costume, beginning with the request. I was asked if I would make something like this...four pieces; a shrug, a halter top, a belt/skirt/chaps piece, and boot covers.

 

With this project, and unlike a lot of other custom projects, there weren't many boundaries set before me. I was given total artistic freedom and...


Making Dragon Scales ~ 3 pieces for a Costume Designer & Television Show

Making Dragon Scales ~ 3 pieces for a Costume Designer & Television Show

 

Sometimes life gifts you with an opportunity that at first, you're not even aware it's an opportunity. I'll explain.

Recently, I received an email asking if I would sell the leather I used in my Dragon Scales Dice Bags. Sure, why not. These are hides that I stock, so it's not a big deal to sell one or two of them. I emailed her a price and awaited a reply.

It took another one or two emails from her before I realized it wasn't a leather hide that...