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Character Profile

Jil "Gremlin" Porkins
Member:  Gremlin (Claire Mackie)
Base Membership Officer
Elstree Base
Character Name:  Jil "Gremlin" Porkins
Costume Type:  Rebel Pilots
Species:  Human
Preferred Ship:

Character/Costume Description

Flightsuit modified from orange boiler-suit
by Nationwide Workwear, using tutorials
Rebel Legion forum.

Flak vest, bought from fellow Elstree
member, needed heavy modifications
following advice from pilot LCJs at
Celebration Anaheim:
- Chicago screws removed and shoulder
straps shortened
- Smaller ribs on what should have been
"the gap" were removed; area was
unstitched, cut, flattened and re-stitched
conform to current costume standards
- Correct fasteners attached
- Ladder stitches added to shoulder straps

Chestbox and compad from droidwelder.

Leather Italian jackboots from Epic

Vintage leather Vespa motorcycle gloves
from eBay vendor.

Readymade helmet from Shepperton
Studios was a 50th birthday present.

Please note: as I am 5'2" tall, I had to
adapt the pocket sizes to ensure they
proportional to my build. The close-up
pictures are to show that I sized the code
cylinder pocket down, to make it
proportionate, and put it further up my
so it did not meet the compad pocket.
elbow close-up shows that the code
cylinder pocket does not come below my

Character information: Jil Porkins was the
older cousin of Jek, who died fighting the
first Death Star. A skilled pilot, she had
already been a Rebel sympathiser but
death turned her into a participant in the
fight against the Empire.


Pictures on other sites
 Action New

 Back New

 Front New

 Gremlin X-wing, back

 Gremlin X-wing, close-up of elbow

 Gremlin X-wing, close-up of pockets

 Gremlin X-wing, front

 Gremlin X-wing, left

 Gremlin X-wing, lid off

 Gremlin X-wing, right

 Left New

 Pinned leaves right

 Pinned sleeves front

 Pinned sleeves left

 Right New

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