Patch: First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment

Embroidered patches are fun to collect. They can be used on clothing, like a jacket or backpack, or proudly displayed in a shadow box in your study.

I have a few patches. These are from the First Imperial Stormtrooper Detachment:

To the left you can see the standard logo. These patches are usually …

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Are You Seeing Solo This Week?

Logo for Solo: A Star Wars Story

Later this week, many of you will see Solo: A Star Wars Story in theaters worldwide. Maybe you’ll meet troopers from the 501st Legion there? Come and say hello!

You’re more than welcome to take pictures with us. If you share your pictures on social media, feel free to tag us with #501stLegion, and …

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Sports Shorts: 501st Legion

This week we finally got some warm weather here up north. After a long and dry winter, I expect the summer to be wet and cold, so I’m going to make full use of any sunny days we get. How lucky, then, that I have cool sports shorts!

These are regular black sports shorts, with …

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T-shirt: 501st Legion Make-A-Wish Campaign

The 501st Legion isn’t just about Star Wars, costume building and fun. We also do charity work. One of the organizations we support is Make-A-Wish Foundation. Back in 2016 we announced that we were creating a Make-A-Wish Endowment Fund, that will help us and Make-A-Wish fulfill wishes involving Legion appearances. We also launched a fundraising …

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How To Make Magnet Bags

Strong neodymium magnets are practical when you are assembling your armor. They are cheap, and they can reach where regular clamps can’t. But they can be a bit difficult to work with. Here’s where magnet bags comes in handy!

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