My boys were riding on cloud nine the entire week I was making these. It seemed that every minute they were begging me to keep working on their costumes.
The pattern (simplicity 5520) is essentially a long-sleeved t-shirt with embellishments. The hood does not attach. I used white jersey for the tunic, silvery sparkly poly/rayon jersey for the "chain mail" and felt for the emblem and dagging. There is also gold braid (gimp) at the hem and armholes. I made them a little big so they'd be able to wear them for a while 0r put them over their clothes.
Sea Glass Denim Jacket
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