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    Oct 10, 2008, 11:24 AM - Making new gloves #1

    Well, once again, before I even complete my costume, I get unhappy with pieces and go making new ones. My first pair of gloves turned out ok, but I was never quite happy with them. I used the poly fiber batton pieces instead of the loose stuff, made the finger back pieces a little smaller than I liked, then I weathered them way too much. Here was version 1-




    Not bad gloves, but not quite what I wanted after spending more time here, looking at reference pics, and learning.

    So this past weekend I started on version 2. Crazy4BobaFett (Christi) was kind enough to provide me some tackle twill scraps a while back, so I used them to make the patches. All patches are hand sewn, then stuffed with poly fiber (old pillow I tore open). Got the left glove done, minus weathering. Gloves are tedious and time consuming. People that make and sell gloves, earn every penny that they charge, believe it. Anyways here is version 2 so far-



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    Oct 10, 2008, 11:56 AM - Re: Making new gloves #2

    Looking sharp bruv... I'm gonna use my Tackle Twill scraps for this too.

    If you don't mind but what 'make' of base gloves did you use as my parade gloves are only wrist length?
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    Oct 10, 2008, 12:38 PM - Re: Making new gloves #3

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    Oct 10, 2008, 12:44 PM - Re: Making new gloves #4

    Cheers buddy...
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    Oct 10, 2008, 12:52 PM - Re: Making new gloves #5

    These look great, I think I'll try this route to save a little money

    Thanks for the photos !!
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    Oct 14, 2008, 8:53 AM - Re: Making new gloves #6

    How did you dye them?
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    Oct 15, 2008, 2:03 PM - Re: Making new gloves #7

    RIT dye, Peal Grey. Make it pretty diluted, and just give them a minute or two.
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    Oct 17, 2008, 4:18 PM - Re: Making new gloves #8

    Got the other glove done-



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    Oct 17, 2008, 4:37 PM - Re: Making new gloves #9

    About time... (JK)

    Lookin great bruv and can't wait to start mine..
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    Apr 18, 2009, 1:00 AM - Re: Making new gloves #10

    I'm gonna start making my pre pro gloves, using those gloves! Thanks for the link!

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