49′ Robin Costume project

We have been crazy busy here at WS2 developing new product, fulfilling orders and….responding to some custom requests.  We thought you all might like to see some of this in development….pictures please….

Johnny Duncan as Robin

Johnny Duncan as Robin

The original costume which appears to be a wool  vest topstitched around the sleeve and hem.

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A good friend/client was able to speak with Johnny about the costume.  He shared the information he gleaned with us, clarifying the costume colors and Johnny Duncan’s height and measurements.

49 vest fabrics

Here we have a maroon wool, its lining and laying on top the emblem fabrics, evergreen and cream

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Chuck, ever the consummate hunter…tracked down these vintage masks.  We are now the proud holders of a full box of old/new stock Robin masks.  Available soon in our Etsy store

49 vest pattern

The paper pattern on a male dress form. I was able to use our 66′ Robin vest pattern as a starting point to achieve the 49′ Robin vest pattern.  If you own our WS2 Wonder Boy pattern you could do the same if you like making your own cosplay items.

robin vest comp

Fun to see the side by side comparison of the two Robin vests.  The peplum has a slightly different shape to it, no collar, a wider shoulder(popular in the 40’s) and working laces.

Stay tuned for the final reveal.  Sew close now ….

4 thoughts on “49′ Robin Costume project”

  1. Jim Genardo says:

    Also, whatnis the standard size for men in the 66 Robin costume??

    1. If by standard you mean what was Burt Wards size? He had a 36″ chest.

  2. Jim Genardo says:

    Love the 66 Robin costume! Do you accept payment plan???

    1. Yes Jim, we do have a lay-away option. I will email you directly to explain further:)

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