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Saturday, October 24, 2015
Game of Thrones, part 2: sweater cape
This one of my outfits worn by my wrestling character when I did a month-long return to my old wrestling promotion last April. My last post was a cut-up velvet dress and DIY necklace as part of my Game of Thrones inspired wrestling show costume series. Here's another one. It's a sweater that I turned into a cape. Spoiler alert: I pretty much just cut the sleeves off.
Here's the big, green sweater from Savers. Below is the faux fur collar that I unbuttoned from another sweater and attached a chain and some clips to.
My look for that week was a nod to Lady Catelyn Stark, a motherly figure from GoT. On the show (or in the books), each family or "house" has a symbol. I was a member of WAW Wrestling from 2001-2012 and during this time, my character Moody Starr was nicknamed "The Queen Bee." I found a pendant with a bee on it and added that to my costume as the symbol for the House of Starr.
Here's the sweater which is now an armless sweater; therefore it's a cape!