Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Gib the Warrior sewer

Here's the finished product of Gib's amazing flame applique efforts. I should give you some background first though:

Gib does medieval sword fighting. Instead of swords, large sticks of rattan are used so combat can be full speed and full contact, but without risk of cutting off limbs or heads. He's enjoying the armed combat as a complement to his unarmed karate combat - there are many parallels.

He wanted a new tabard to go over his armour. The flames are the symbol of his "household" (the group of people who he fights with). I helped him with parts of it, like the neckline, but he did most of the work himself. The best part is, he has been inspired to sew more things.




8 comments:

Hoppo Bumpo said...

That is so cool (or with those flames, should I be saying hot??). That's an amazing first garment. Hooray for blokes that sew. I'm going to make sure my boys can eventually sew their own tabards too!

cindy said...

Yeah for Gib, I could use an extra help sewing, perhaps I should start recruiting before he gets scooped up. Unfortunately the pay is well ... um .. peanuts.

kt mac said...

Well done Gib, it takes a real man to sew and then have his picture put on the internet! (just ask morgan hehe)
Looks awesome and love the photo of Gib sewing it in your older post.

Thanks for your last comment Beth, it is so much change at once - but so exciting and fresh at the same time :)

Hope your having a good week. Is it very crazily hot down in Melbourne?

Jenaveve said...

Oh, that's too cool for skool. Well done to Gib for getting into the sewing game, it's already paid off!

Taccolina said...

Whe-y well done! Now, just don't go trying to sew flames on to the car. Or your horse, for that matter...

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For a moment while I was reading your article I struck to me that I always thought about this thing. But could not put it into words! How you do this is marvelous.

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Cars for Sale UAE Dubai said...

At last you have completed your game. According to the extent I understand you are talking about some game in which Gibbs is a character who fights with sword with other people, I am sorry if I was wrong.