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"leather" belt question

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"leather" belt question
« on: May 19, 2017, 01:59 PM »
so i would like to make a leather belt however all I have is a black pleather (I think that's what is is) and its kinda thin and it has a white fuzzy backing. will I be able to use this material or do I need to find something else to use??
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Re: "leather" belt question
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2017, 03:13 PM »
You could probably use it, though I'd recommend you sandwich it with something in the middle and another layer of pleather so that it looks more like a sold piece of leather.

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Re: "leather" belt question
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2017, 03:23 PM »
I agree with Anansi. There is no problem with using pleather. It's actually pretty common since it's so much more affordable than actual leather. A lot of the members in my clan adhere vinyl to craft foam or sintra so that it's rigid enough to use as a belt and pouches.

Re: "leather" belt question
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2017, 03:25 PM »
awesome!! I was thinking about using two layers of it stitched back to back to give it some extra thickness and im gonna use some foam board to make a few boxes that I can cover with my pleather to make belt pouches!!
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Re: "leather" belt question
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2017, 05:45 PM »
If you are planning to use it for the belt itself it can be done, but you may just  want to check out goodwill or local thrift stores for a sturdier option for cheap.
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Re: "leather" belt question
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2017, 06:07 PM »
i have an old leather belt that i could use but it has a celtic knot buckle on the front that i dont think could get approved XP i also have a black jedi belt, would that be approvable if i make different pouches for it?
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Re: "leather" belt question
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2017, 06:12 PM »
The Jedi belt may very well be okay as is. It just couldn't be a specific face characters belt. Could you post a photo of it?
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Re: "leather" belt question
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2017, 06:15 PM »


not mine but this is the one i have!!
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