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 Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #15 on: Nov 08, 2015, 09:05 AM »
Looks good, If the Kama were mine I would make it wrap around the front "just" a little more if you can.
I like the boots, what brand are they at Walmart?  I'd have to dye or paint mine white.

Lynn

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #16 on: Nov 08, 2015, 09:08 AM »
Vor'e Lynn! The are Brahmas.

I may recut my kama, but it was initially based on a picture of a clone trooper that I found with his kama just barely past the side of his legs. I'll see if I can find the picture.

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #17 on: Nov 08, 2015, 09:16 AM »
Here is the clone that I was talking about. Although now that I look at it again, I think mine may need to be longer.


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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #18 on: Nov 08, 2015, 09:27 AM »
Aah OK, That looks good.
 Are you hemming the edges on the sides and bottom or leaving them just cut?
I'll have to look for those boots, thanks.
Lynn

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #19 on: Nov 08, 2015, 10:09 AM »
I haven't decided yet. I may edge it in a dull yellow, which is the primary color for my armor.
 
Anytime!

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #20 on: Nov 14, 2015, 02:12 AM »
Finally got some soft parts update!
 
Neck seal!


Here's the velcro on the back, and some soft fabric on the inside.


There will eventually be a strip of velcro running all the way around the neck seal to hold neck armor (forth coming). I've got several things in process such as: crushgaunts, a new kama, and a new clasp for the belt my kama will be attached to. There just isn't enough progress to show right now. I also hope to start on my flak vest shortly.

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #21 on: Nov 16, 2015, 11:20 AM »
Great job vod!! A neckseal is next on my to-do list.  :)

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #22 on: Nov 16, 2015, 11:37 AM »
Vor'e vod! The neck seal was not horrible to make. The velcro was the hardest part for me as I hand sewed it.

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #23 on: Nov 17, 2015, 12:21 AM »
Ok, I fixed up some odds and ends including: putting a new buckle on the colored belt, washing the white duck cloth and cutting a slightly bigger kama, and sewing short extensions to the flightsuit (you'll see when I start on the crushgaunts).

Here is what I've got right now.


And...


I realized that the "girth belt" I was using really wasn't doing me much good as a girth belt, so it has been relegated to kama duty. I've got most of what I need to make a girth belt, and then on to the vest and crushgaunts.

<nerd-rant>
I have to admit, it was kinda cool to put everything on for the first time. I know it's not exactly close to full armor, but there is enough there to give a sense of presence.
</nerd-rant>  :D

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #24 on: Nov 19, 2015, 12:24 PM »
Question, for the girth belt, in general, how tall should it be? With my vest at my belly button, there isn't a ton of room for it to cover without overlapping the vest (which I think would look off).

Vor'e!

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #25 on: Nov 19, 2015, 01:24 PM »
I know Sidi makes hers around 5" in width, but I've seen people use lots of different widths depending on their kit.  You don't technically even have to have one.  You just have to make sure that you have at least 2 waist items...

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #26 on: Nov 19, 2015, 02:11 PM »
Vor'e Raestin! That helps a lot.

I personally don't consider the kama/belt much of a waist item, so I'm doing a girth belt and a holster/utility belt.

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #27 on: Nov 20, 2015, 07:37 PM »
Aah OK, That looks good.
 Are you hemming the edges on the sides and bottom or leaving them just cut?
I'll have to look for those boots, thanks.
Lynn

Confession, I didn't remember what hemming was till the other day. Yes, I do plan to hem the kama. :)

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #28 on: Nov 22, 2015, 09:15 PM »
Guess what these are?



The start of my crushgaunts!  8) I've still got a lot to do, but I'm really excited to start these. :) I'll see if I can draw up a couple of drawings of my ideas...

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Re: Kel Graten - Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #29 on: Nov 23, 2015, 09:18 PM »
Here are some drawings of armor patterns that I had thought of.



I like the square one and square/diamond combo ones best. I thought about overlapping chevrons on the arms, but since I don't have Legacy armor, I don't think that would work well (I have the normal modern armor plates).

Thoughts? Criticism (other than my drawings stink)? :)

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