IKEA Releases Instructions on How to Make Game of Thrones Costumes from Rugs

IKEA: the land of cheap furniture for starving students and Game of Thrones costume designers, apparently. Michele Clapton, head costume designer for the popular show, said the capes for the Night Watch are actually repurposed IKEA rugs. “We take anything we can—we cut and we shave them and then we added strong leather straps,” she said at a talk at the Getty Museum last year. “I want the audience to almost smell the costumes.” Now, IKEA seems to have gotten in on the joke and released official instructions on how to make a Night Watch cape! All you need...

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