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    Jan 1, 2007, 1:22 PM - Glove Material...? #1

    I'm in the process of making a pair of hand stitched gloves for my mannequin. I always assumed that the patches on the gloves were white (then weathered), however, on close inspection of shots from Brak's CD my wife suggested that the patches were possibly the same material as the vest... tackle twill ...any info would be helpful.

    I've attached a picture showing the vest material side-by-side with a glove. I've tried to show the vest material at the same zoom as the glove so you can see the weave.

    DAZ
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    Jan 1, 2007, 1:27 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #2

    Here's a closer view of the two.
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    Jan 1, 2007, 1:29 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #3

    I believe that Tyler Durden verified the material is the same. I wish I could find the thread.
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    Jan 3, 2007, 2:56 AM - Re: Glove Material...? #4

    I also tried to find any thread relating to this but couldn't, thanks.
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    Feb 8, 2007, 10:58 AM - Re: Glove Material...? #5

    How are the new gloves coming along?

    Will these be for your mannequin only, or will you produce them in larger numbers, and sell together with the rest of your Bobamaker stuff? (The gloves for sale through your site now look different, and thinner.)

    I've narrowed down the suppliers for a lot of the items I'm getting, but I'm still looking for a maker of accurate gloves...
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    Feb 8, 2007, 3:41 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #6

    I've almost finished my gloves, I will then need to weather them. I don't think I will be making these for sale, the amount of work involved with all the hand sewing makes them incredibly time consuming and very tricky.

    DAZ

    Quote jf_nilsson said: View Post
    How are the new gloves coming along?

    Will these be for your mannequin only, or will you produce them in larger numbers, and sell together with the rest of your Bobamaker stuff? (The gloves for sale through your site now look different, and thinner.)

    I've narrowed down the suppliers for a lot of the items I'm getting, but I'm still looking for a maker of accurate gloves...
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    Feb 9, 2007, 9:50 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #7

    Thanks for the update, DAZ! What material did you end up using?
    I hope you can share some photos once they're done. (And perhaps brief instructions too?)

    Fredrik
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    Feb 10, 2007, 12:07 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #8

    I finished the gloves yesterday and I have just finished weathering them, here's a picture.

    I didn't write any instructions, it was just a matter of plenty of patience with a needle and thread . Start with the base gloves, then just cut and add the white pieces. The only things that were sewn using a machine were the stripes of thread on the large patches. To weather I used a little light grey acrylic (very weak mix), this dulled down the colours slightly and toned down the contrast between the glove and the patches.

    DAZ

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    Thanks for the update, DAZ! What material did you end up using?
    I hope you can share some photos once they're done. (And perhaps brief instructions too?)

    Fredrik
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    Feb 10, 2007, 2:43 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #9

    Nice work Daz those look fantastic.
  10. KaanE is offline KaanE
    Feb 10, 2007, 2:47 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #10

    Good work BM.
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    Feb 11, 2007, 2:22 AM - Re: Glove Material...? #11

    Thanks for sharing, those look really nice!
    I think I might
    give it a try myself...
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    Feb 11, 2007, 12:23 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #12

    Nice Work..
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    Feb 14, 2007, 1:58 AM - Re: Glove Material...? #13

    are you going to sell these later on, the old set that you made Daz are wearing out, is this a new product that you are thinking about doing?
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    Feb 14, 2007, 5:46 AM - Re: Glove Material...? #14

    Looks nice

    Will you be making your new gloves this way?
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    Feb 14, 2007, 1:20 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #15

    I think he already stated in an earlier post that he probably wouldn't be selling these as the hand stitching is very time consuming.

    And trust me I know what he means. When I made my ammo belt I handstitched all the detail and it was a real pain in the...hands!

    Great looking gloves!!
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    Feb 14, 2007, 4:03 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #16

    I won't be selling gloves made this way I'm afraid, they are very time consuming indeed. Sorry guys
    DAZ
  17. Feb 14, 2007, 4:18 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #17

    How about offering the gloves in a 'kit' form? I.E. so all the time consuming hand stitching can be done by the buyer...just a thought...( sort of stitching by numbers )
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    Feb 14, 2007, 4:29 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #18

    Sounds like that might work... I'll need to see what's invoved and I'll get back to you. Thanks for the thought

    DAZ

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    How about offering the gloves in a 'kit' form? I.E. so all the time consuming hand stitching can be done by the buyer...just a thought...( sort of stitching by numbers )
  19. Spideyfett is offline Spideyfett
    Jun 11, 2007, 12:28 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #19

    Sorry for bringing up this old thread,
    But after seeing the Fett Exhibit at C4 http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showthread.php?t=19361

    and after going through all the High Res pics we took of the Suit.....I can personnally say that I believe the GLOVE material is 100% the same as the VEST material.......I know I know DUH!!
    **Just hoping now that someone/ ANYONE will be doing a Run of Tackle Twil gloves ?????....TK-409? Batninja? GBH??...........Hello? anyone?
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    Jun 12, 2007, 3:59 AM - Re: Glove Material...? #20

    Cheers Spidey...
    Can't wait till my material gets here to try this out.
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    Jun 18, 2007, 11:48 AM - Re: Glove Material...? #21

    Maybe you know this already, and maybe you don't but you can get the tackle twill coated for heat sealing/adhering. Tackle twill is the material used to make letters and numbers of professional jersey. Sewing in the stitch line around the gloves would be much easier without having to worry about losing the alignment and without having to use pins to hold it in place. Your stitching would only be aesthetic in that case. Look into

    http://www.tackletwill.com

    for example. I hope this information works for someone to help them out.

    -x
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    Jun 29, 2007, 11:40 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #22

    Anyone know where to get the base gloves from? They are 100% cotton parede gloves, right? I can't find them anywhere.
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    Jul 8, 2007, 1:18 PM - Re: Glove Material...? #23

    great job BM.

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