1. Is there a way to access the tng two piece uniform analysis at this time, or should i wait for the updated one?

    • The TNG jacket/trousers resources are coming soon - hopefully in the next few months.

      First I will be updating and re-uploading the older TNG resources, and then I have several screen-used TNG jumpsuit examinations to post about.

      The TNG jacket/trousers will probably be next in the queue. I've had the opportunity to study two screen-used TNG jackets (Commander Riker and Lieutenant Barclay) and am looking forward to sharing all I learned from them.

      Those costume analyses and sewing tutorials will hopefully be worth the wait. 🙂

    • Jumbo spandex was used for the jumpsuits, skants, season 1 admiral uniforms, early formal uniforms, at least one Dr. Pulaski uniform, and season 2 admiral trousers.

      Wool gabardine was used for the jackets, trousers, and admiral uniforms from season 3 onward, as well as at least one Dr. Pulaski uniform and the later formal uniforms.

      While anyone is obviously free to use whatever they like for their own costumes, personally I wouldn't interchange the two since ("accuracy" aside), they fit and drape in different ways.

      • Thanks for the clarification. I'm on the bigger side and not sure spandex is the way to go. In any case, I will likely wait until you release the pattern for the jacket/trousers. Thanks again.

        • Grace, I purchased the pattern from Alex for the Season 1 Admiral, in actuality I have purchased all of Alex's Star Trek patterns he had on his web site BadWolfCostumes.com, I have made,(personally sewn by me), 11 so far. When I started I had zero sewing experience. I watched my wife use a sewing machine and followed Alex's instructions, I have also purchased some books and watched dozens of tutorials on YouTube. Back to the Admiral season 1 jacket. I used super spandex for the black and I used Joann's Sew Classics Bengaline Suiting Fabric, Content: 81% Polyester, 15% Rayon & 4% Spandex, for the red. The secret is a very good walking foot for your sewing machine. Here is a photo on Facebook of me wearing it. https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10163558964010646&set=pob.100007781894969

          • TNG Admiral, thanks for the info. The FB link didn't work, so I can't see the finished product, but I'm sure it looks amazing. Also, kudos to you for teaching yourself a new skill. I haven't purchased any patterns yet. I've been sewing since I was small and have quite a bit of experience with sewing, pattern-making, and tailoring. My intent was to alter the jumpsuit into a jacket and pants, but it appears the pattern was designed for a knit, and not a woven fabric as I would prefer to use. The drape and fit wont be what I need without more customization to the existing pattern than I'm willing to do. Since OCD is coming out with a jacket/pant pattern, I will just wait for that. Thanks. 🙂

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