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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TNG skant – Who would have worn it best?

All this TNG skant research got me wondering what The Next Generation might have been like if the entire cast had actually worn the unisex “skant” uniforms. Well, if you’ve ever wondered the same thing, or what the cast might have looked like, I hope you enjoy this gallery of speculative cast photoshops! THE NEXT GENERATION We’ll start with Captain …

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