I sewed 14 costumes this year for my grandchildren. No matter how we tried, we couldn't talk Kallan out of being Link from the Wii game, Zelda. His brother, Riley, wanted a costume so he could "fight, fight, fight!" I had to look on the internet to see what Link even looked like. I knew I could make a better costume than I saw there.
I used an old elf pattern adjusted to look Links garb. I added decorative stitching to make it look original. For the scabbard, belt, and boots I used sued upholstery fabric and an old pattern for a sleeper. The boots had Velcro on the back seam to make them easier to get on and off. I purchased swords and sewed them to the cross band on the chest.
Mom and Dad have told me they can't get the Homemade Link from Zelda Costumes off the kids. They are now using them as play outfits and sword fighting all the time.
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Homemade Link from the Legend of Zelda Costume
Link is the hero from the Legend of Zelda which my son is obsessed with. I made the fairy on his shoulder from a Styrofoam ball, the shield is the Hyrule Shield made from fun foam and cardboard. The tunic I made and bought long underwear for underneath. I made the Gauntlets for his arms and legs out of Vinyl and bought a couple of old belts at the Goodwill store. Under the leg gauntlets are a pair of work boots and the hat is a simple pair of triangles sewn together.
This Homemade Link from the Legend of Zelda Costume was a pretty easy costume to put together. What didn't work were the point elf ears that I bought but my son hated the feel of them. What did work was the colored hairspray. He has almost black hair and I think this did the job nicely.
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This is a Homemade Princess Zelda Costume from the 'Twilight Princess' era. The dress was purchased but the armor, and the crown were handmade.
I found some templates and used some foam offcuts and layered them to make the shoulder guards and other chained up entities, and the crown is a combination of craft foam, and oven baked clay. It took about a month to finish this costume, I cut everything by hand and it was hand painted. Then I just added a few jewels, and voila!
I am not too fussed on whether or not this costume is worthy of any prizes, I just want to share it with other like-minded people!