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 j'Quon Keresik - Soft Parts WIP (Pic Heavy)

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j'Quon Keresik - Soft Parts WIP (Pic Heavy)
« on: Feb 10, 2021, 07:56 PM »
Flightsuit

Started with a Redkap Action Back Coveralls from Amazon. Accidently ordered a size too large and did not realize until I had already removed the pockets. Turned out to be a happy little accident



Took the first flight suit and completely disassembled it providing a lot of extra material. My wife is a really talented seamstress, and did the following

- Cut off the sleeves just above the elbow, then took the spare sleeves, tapered them and stitched them into the suit to create the double sleeve look
- Tapered the legs
- Added velcro for the knee armor (on the back of the knees there is a channel for the elastic to feed through to hold the knee armor in place but hide the elastic
- Integrated the neckseal into the flight suit (still needs the snaps to seal it shut)





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Re: j'Quon Keresik - Soft Parts WIP (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #1 on: Feb 10, 2021, 08:00 PM »
Gloves

Purchased Leather Assault Full Finger Tactical Gloves off of ebay



I wanted to make them match the flightsuit better so I used Angelus paint to color the leather




Still needs weathering to mute the grey a bit.

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Re: j'Quon Keresik - Soft Parts WIP (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #2 on: Feb 10, 2021, 08:07 PM »
Boots & Gaiters

Started with a pair of Sketchers Blaine Orsen ankle boots



I wanted an elegant way to cover where the flightsuit and boots match, I know that lots of movement can cause that to shift. I picked up these equestrian gaiters on Amazon for about $25



Decided to give them the same treatment as the gloves, so hit them with some Angelus paint, I'm really pleased with the outcome



Here are some pics of these component together





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Re: j'Quon Keresik - Soft Parts WIP (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #3 on: Feb 10, 2021, 09:47 PM »
Try to keep it all to one post next time, but amazing start on the soft parts!

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« Reply #4 on: Jul 08, 2021, 11:30 PM »
Been a while, work and real life interfering with my kit. That being said I am making progress:

Ammo belt, Ammo Pouches, Drop Leg Platforms, & Holster. 

The ammo belt and pouches will rest on top of the girth belt.

Drop leg platforms will sit on a belt that is underneath the Girth Belt and used to also hold the cod plate.







For the ammo pouches I wanted them to look like multiple small pouches, but be big enough to hold my cell phone in one and my wallet & keys in the other.  Here is the pattern I created based off a Boba pouch template:




Added a belt loop on the back, snaps, then sewed the sides together:








Next came the drop leg platforms, one will hold my pistol, the other a vibroknife (currently being 3D printed)



When I dye my pieces I used the primary color (in this example oxblood). Then I hit the edges with a watered down black dye to give it a more aged look as if the oils and constant rubbing against other pieces of gear had darkened the edges.



Holster attached






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« Reply #5 on: Jul 21, 2021, 12:31 PM »
Best wife ever! She whipped out this girth belt in an afternoon, based on this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saBPkd758cE




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Re: j'Quon Keresik - Soft Parts WIP (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #6 on: Jul 21, 2021, 05:10 PM »
Best wife ever! She whipped out this girth belt in an afternoon, based on this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saBPkd758cE




Beautiful girth belt!

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Re: j'Quon Keresik - Soft Parts WIP (Pic Heavy)
« Reply #7 on: Aug 10, 2021, 02:09 PM »
LOVE that ammo pouch design! Great idea!

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« Reply #8 on: Aug 10, 2021, 02:32 PM »
LOVE that ammo pouch design! Great idea!

Thanks! Hope the pattern is helpful to peeps.

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