TNG Admiral Uniform (season 1) – Sewing Tutorial

My updated TNG season 1 admiral sewing tutorial is now available! Although I did polish the text a bit so a few things were clearer (etc.), the major updates are primarily the tutorial photos. I used to use the raw photos just as they were directly from the camera, but now I have Photoshop so they look much better. I …

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Free TNG Season 1 Admiral Jacket Pattern!

As you’ve probably seen from my TNG season 1 admiral uniform analysis and detailed costume examination, I got a lot of mileage out of the screen-used Admiral Jameson uniform I examined a few years ago, courtesy of Angelo Cifaldi. In addition to thoroughly documenting the costume’s dimensions and construction, I actually extrapolated a sewing pattern from it, using a technique …

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Screen-used TNG Admiral Uniform (season 1) Examination

As I mentioned in my TNG season 1 admiral costume analysis, a while back I had the opportunity to examine a screen-used Admiral Jameson uniform jacket, courtesy of Angelo Cifaldi. As a supplement to the broader costume analysis, in this blog post we’ll be taking a closer, more detailed look at this specific Admiral Jameson uniform from the season 1 …

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TNG Admiral Uniform (season 1) – Costume Analysis

With the introduction of his admiral uniforms partway through TNG’s first season, costume designer William Ware Theiss completed his family of TNG-era uniforms. And whether you think these admiral uniforms are brilliant, wacky, campy, hilarious, ugly, or anything in-between, I think most fans would agree that these uniforms are anything but boring. I wasn’t originally planning on covering these uniforms, …

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Screen-used Wesley Crusher Sweater Examination

A little something different for today’s blog post – while my primary interests lie with the franchise’s actual Starfleet uniforms, I recently had the opportunity to examine a screen-used Wesley Crusher sweater from The Next Generation’s first season, courtesy of Angelo Cifaldi. (You can also see my prototype 1989 Joker shirt photobombing on the right.) Anyway, Wesley wore a few …

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TNG Skant – Sewing Tutorial

My updated TNG skant sewing tutorial is now available! Although I did polish the text a bit so a few things were clearer (etc.), the major updates are primarily the tutorial photos. I used to use the raw photos just as they were directly from the camera, but now I have Photoshop so they look much better. I also labeled …

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