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All the components of Faramir’s coronation outfit!

The bolero shirt took about 40 hours.
The surcoat was about 350 hours.
The breastplate and pauldrons were about 20 hours.
The cloak was about 120 hours.

Five months.
Over 500 hours.
2,300 inches of gold bullion = 62 yards = ½ the length of a football field.
10 yards of velvet.
850 yards of gold thread.
Approx. 13,000 beads.

The biggest undertaking I’ve done to date, and I love it and all the needle pricks and endless nights of rewatching old shows on Netflix while trying to get all this needlework finished.