How to make a musketeer costume with your own hands
One of the favorite carnival costumes from ancient times is the costume of the musketeer. Probably, thank you so much for this should say so glorified the four brave and resourceful guys. Perhaps this is not only the case. Nevertheless, the costume of the musketeer is sure to decorate someone at the carnival.
Hat - the main attribute of the dress
The musketeer costume consists of a raincoat, a cape and high boots. An important component of the attire is a weapon: a sword and a musket.
Preparing a hat as the main attribute of the dress should take the process seriously enough. You can use the existing headdress in the house. But it is important to understand that the hat must have wide margins and be decorated with a feather. You can use a bright ribbon with a buckle - some smartness was typical of musketeers.
You can make a headdress of cardboard, gluing parts and painting it. The pen is also handmade with paper. Cutting the contour, you need to make frequent cuts along its edges.Having fluffed them up, you can achieve the effect of a natural feather.
Musketeer costume for a woman
Very sexy looks representative of the beautiful half of humanity in such a dress. The hat in this case can be decorated with lace or veil. Be sure to require high boots, boots.
Cape can be used as the main garment. Dark tights or leggings emphasize the harmony of female legs. Although it is quite acceptable and pantyhose flesh-colored.
It is possible not to use a cloak at all if a female musketeer costume is made. The photos presented here show that the wide sleeves of a short dress imitate a cape. It is also worth noting that the dress can be either black or red or blue. But the emblem of musketeers to sew or make up on the chest is necessary.
Baby musketeer - it's creative
Create a spectacular carnival outfit for the baby can be quite quickly. Even a beginning dressmaker can sew a musketeer suit for a boy. Pattern Cape cloak is built in a simple way.
The rectangle in width should be slightly larger than the shoulders of the child.The second side is usually equal to twice the length of the product in the event that it is planned to make a cloak without shoulder seams. In the middle of the rectangle is a hole for the head. The edges of the product are sheathed with lace, the emblem of contrasting light color is sewn on the chest and back.
You can make a closure stitched. Then each half is cut separately by rectangles with necklines. It is recommended to mow the shoulders slightly.
Under the raincoat you can prepare a shirt with wide puffy sleeves with elastic at the wrist. Also sometimes used version of this type of apparel, made of cloth Cape. Sew it with wide loose sleeves, trimmed with the same lace.
Lace collars, frill - the attributes of those years that musketeers did not disdain. No wonder the same name is synonymous with the words "dude" and "dandy."
Drawn or pasted mustache complement the outfit. A sword or saber can be found in the boy’s toys. Yes, and the musket, too, often taken from the same bins.
If you decide to make a musketeer costume with your own hands, then you should take care of the boots. Unfortunately, for men, boys and boys today is quite difficult to find high boots. Then you can use the invoice "freebie" - the upper part of the boots.It is made from leather, leatherette, cardboard, paper, fabric. It is usually made in the shape of a truncated cone with a wide bell directed downwards. Jewelry made of metal parts on the shoes will be appropriate. This and rivets, and chains, and shiny buttons.
Additional attributes of a musketeer outfit
Sometimes costume designers are not limited to boots, a hat, a cape and a weapon. To make a luxurious and interesting costume musketeer with your own hands, you need to make a fantasy.
Therefore, a different costume designer believes that a long-haired wig with tight curls that fall on his shoulders will be simply necessary in this outfit. If the costume designer knows well the story of the acquaintance of the three musketeers with Charles Ogier de Batz de Castelmore, Count d'Artagnan from Gascony, then he will certainly provide his character with a luxurious lace scarf. After all, it was precisely because of him that a duel ensued, which became the climax of the meeting of inseparable and true friends in the future.
Suitable for the costume of the musketeer and special sleeves, which are made like "freebies" of jackboots. They also have the appearance of truncated cones, only worn on the wrist.You can wear leather gloves on your characters with fingers cut off.
In fact, most often for decoration of a raincoat use the option of an application in the form of a cross with three spurs at each end. But sometimes dressers sew a emblem with a winged lion or a cross with three upper round ends and one diamond-shaped at the bottom.