Rise of the Tomb Raider Holster Tutorial by Jenn Croft

Rise of the Tomb Raider Holster Foam Version Rise of the Tomb Raider Holster Leather Version This holster was a fun project to work on, since it required me to try some new techniques in leather crafting that I haven’t used before. A little bit about the design… thanks to a friend’s help I was able to identify the design as reminiscent of the old hollywood style western drop holster, which includes a holster that attaches to the belt (or backing) via a flap at the top of the holster…

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Camilla, Balancing Action and Survival and A Special Podcast

– Camilla Luddington talks about what it’s like playing Lara Croft and the difficulties of pretending to drown. She also shares some great childhood stories:  Click here – Watch the video here to learn more about creating an “upside-design oriented” survival system for the Tomb Raider reboot and what the team learned from other games like Metal Gear Solid 3. – As the special coverage of Rise of the Tomb Raider nears its end, The game developers answer questions asked by our community members. Click here

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Quiver tutorial by Jenn Croft

Rise of the Tomb Raider Quiver by Jenn Croft The Rise of the Tomb Raider quiver was a fun project and relatively cheap to make. I worked on this as a collaborative effort with Meagan Marie (all photos courtesy of her). All of the materials came from Tandy Leather and cost around $100USD to make TWO quivers, one for Meagan and one for me.  (~$50USD per quiver) Here are my list of supplies, many of which included enough for two quivers, such as the leather, thread, straps, and belt: Rawhide-…

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Rifle Ammo Pouch Tutorial by Jenn Croft

Rise of the Tomb Raider Rifle Ammo Pouch This was a fun little project to do and didn’t take a whole lot of money to make since I had leather from other projects. Here is what I used: 15″x15″ piece of untanned medium/thick leather hide 1 small strip of medium/thick leather hide for the closure tab on the lid two strips and one tiny strip of brown garment quality leather (from remnants) Button Stud- $3.50ea http://www.tandyleather.com/en-usd/search/searchresults/11310-02.aspx Waxed Polyester Thread- $5 http://www.tandyleather.com/en-usd/home/department/lacing/1206-02.aspx Dye (Dark Mahogany and Dark Brown)- $13 http://www.tandyleather.com/en-usd/home/department/leather-dye/2600-08.aspx http://www.tandyleather.com/en-usd/home/department/leather-dye/2602-02.aspx…

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Rise of the TR Shotgun Ammo Pouch Tutorial by Jenn Croft

Rise of the Tomb Raider Shotgun Ammo Pouch by Jenn Croft This was a fun little project that didn’t take a whole lot of time. It also doesn’t cost much money and can be made from leftover materials from your other projects (Such as the rifle ammo pouch or holster) or remnant bags, which are pretty affordable. Here is a list of materials I used for mine: Upholstery leather from remnants (Any neutral color)- $6 http://www.tandyleather.com/en-usd/home/department/leather/remnant-bags/5046-03.aspx Small scrap of 2-3mm thickness leather- $6 http://www.tandyleather.com/en-usd/home/department/leather/remnant-bags/5046-01.aspx Cording- $6.99 http://www.michaels.com/bead-landing-jute-cord/M10443674.html?dwvar_M10443674_color=Natural#q=cord&start=38 Wood Beads- $3.50…

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My First Convention – Sara Croft

My First Convention – PAX East 2015 Sara Croft Everyone thinks it’s absolutely ludicrous that someone who runs a website like mine has never been to a convention. Before PAX east 2015, I’d never known the joy of being in a place where everyone was like minded, was there to express love for games, costuming, and general nerding out. I won’t bore you with the details, but there has always been some kind of obstacle in my way, so after a few times of trying, I gave up. So you…

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