Like most of you guys here i grew up playing classic Lego castles with Black Falcon as my main faction. Naturally by the time Lego introduced those wonderful big cloth flags and capes, starting with the black knights,
they were viewed with envious eyes asking,
"Now where are my faction's flags and capes?"
Tough luck they were out of production then and thus was not eligible for the wonderful accesories. Then ill-fated quest was taken to self produce custom flags but most results weren't on par with the bricks' quality and after numerous attempts the issue was buried in the sands of time -- until now.
Fate has it in a desperate attempt to avoid any major course involving cracking numbers i chose graphic design as my further study after high school. After seven years of working in which technology was evolving at neck breaking speed, one day suddenly i realise all the necessary components are here to make your own custom flags and capes which are justified in their quality with the bricks.
By taking advantage of latest accurate double sided printing laser technology with soft lamination i managed to produce my own batch of capes and flags with decent quality.
Made with art paper and soft lamination with special process, the result products are with a sort of matte finished plastic surface like tough material which are water resist, durable to play and with hard work, printed with digitally remastered (my working experience pays off) faction's emblem.
Results are posted on Brickshelf.
Have a look and tell me what you think.
Special thanks to James
for directions and thoughts and the nice people behind this wonderful website which made this article here possible.