luke skywalker, age 6

  • Todd Franklin 7y

    Wow, that's a great Star Wars costume! What year are these from?
  • olrebbie 7y

    he was born in 1978, so i make this to be 1986. as you can tell by the rest of the set, he was daffy for star wars. he wore that "flight suit" until he was 10, when it was about 4" too short in the legs and arms. he finally tore it beyond repair about that time.

    you got some pretty nifty stuff, there! i'll be browsing!
  • Glen Mullaly 7y

    Amazing! Thanks for sharing this.
  • Todd Franklin 7y

    Thanks! Yeah, you probably noticed all the invites by Glen for the Growing Up Star Wars group. For the ones that are 1985 and before they would be great additions in the group!
  • olrebbie 7y

    i'm no good at doing sums in my head. my husband pointed out dash is only 1 in the cookie monster suit, not 2 (born in late november), and i had the "luke" and "jawa" reversed (based on dash's height)--so technically the pix of lord vader, ewok, luke AND the jawa were all 1985 or pre-1985. he was, of course, in on the costume fitting, but i never told him about the x-wing. i'd work on it during the day while he was in pre-school and hide it in the attic. when he came home from pre-school on halloween day and i presented it to him, he got a kinda glazed, bemused look on his face that didn't go away until he started flying it around the empty lot next door. needless to say, he still talks about it.

    we always had such fun doing this stuff . . . i dressed up a few times, too. a kabuki character and an ibo tribal dance society member.
  • Todd Franklin 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Growing Up Star Wars: 1977-1985, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    Great that this photo is from '85 and will squeak in the group. You really have a great talent for costume making. Thanks!
  • Glen Mullaly 7y

    I'm really pleased this great costume made it into the group! I agree with Neato Coolville's praise for your costuming abilities. Thanks again!
  • Alicia Traveria 7y

    This is awesome!!! I know that any kid in our family would've loved to have this costume. Lucky kid!

    I think that my mom made my brother an x-wing piñata for his birthday once, but he couldn't wear it like this! : )
  • GJ Charlet III 6y

    That's a pretty amazing x-wing.
  • Mr Sanders 6y

    That, is the worlds greatest costume.
  • Velvet Flytrap 6y

    That is the best thing Ive seen all day. Love Love Love it.
  • - Ronski - 6y

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