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 Kath's Soft Parts WIP

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Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« on: Feb 25, 2017, 07:22 PM »
I have been working on different parts of my armor off and on for a while and have several pieces mostly completed.  I am trying to get back into a swing of working on different pieces a little at a time and am going to try and do better about posting and keeping my profile up to date. 

I have several soft parts that I have worked on or am working on.  I will post those pictures later.  Currently, I am making a new flak vest.  I was not happy with my original attempt, and have started this one. 

The cloth is a fairly strong cotton cloth.  (It is actually from a couple of aprons that I have re-purposed.  I was able to keep several sewed up edges.)   I have cut two pieces as seen in the picture.  There are doubled seamed hems up both sides now.  My next step is to work on the neck hole and hem up the neck. 

After I have that done, I intend to sew the front and back together at the top.  I then plan on adding shoulder bells.  My plan on fastening is to be straps on the sides with breakaway buckles sewn in (probably two on each side.  (Just for reference, I also plan on having a black or navy flight suit.)

Here is the first picture:


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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #1 on: Feb 27, 2017, 12:27 PM »
Good plan. If you want to keep the neckline high, put a slit at the center so you get the room for your head to fit through. The collar plate will conceal most of the slit.

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #2 on: Mar 06, 2017, 11:20 AM »
Update with new photos: I did not go the route of buckles.  I could not get it tight enough.  I am going with laces.  I am able to pull it good and tight.  (Only bad thing is getting in and out of it.)  Right now I have it laced with paracord, but eventually I will get leather laces.  I will also be wearing a girth belt so if it is a little longer, it will be covered up.





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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #3 on: Mar 07, 2017, 10:24 PM »
Working on other soft parts.  I found the cell phone pouches at Dollar Tree.  I had seen on another thread these can be used if they are modified and weathered.  You will see in the pictures the thin one on the right is with no mod, "Out of the box."  The one on the left is the one I have started to modify.  I have added a strip on each side to close up the gaps.  It also has a block of wood (which I would paint later if I keep it in) to give it shape. 

My plan would be to weather these and maybe "black wash" them to give them a dirty look.  Thoughts?




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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #4 on: Mar 12, 2017, 01:57 PM »
Anyone have thoughts on if this is a good base for a pouch?

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #5 on: Mar 12, 2017, 03:47 PM »
I recommend starting submitting this to the Q&A thread so that the approval team can give an up or down.

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #6 on: Mar 12, 2017, 03:56 PM »
Good idea. I will do that.

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #7 on: Mar 12, 2017, 06:10 PM »
Per the CRLs, cell phone pouches are unfortunately a no-go. Sorry about that :/

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #8 on: Mar 12, 2017, 06:46 PM »
Per the CRLs, cell phone pouches are unfortunately a no-go. Sorry about that :/

Even with modifications so they don't look like pouches?

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #9 on: Mar 13, 2017, 09:02 AM »
 I have some scrap leather pieces so I may just make a couple of pouches.

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #10 on: Mar 13, 2017, 10:37 AM »
The modified cell phone pouch is ok. The main reason the cell phone case is not approved in the CRLs, is due to the open spaces on the side, but you've corrected that.  The modified pouch actually looks great.  I'd weather it a bit, to get rid of the shiny new look...otherwise, rock on.  :)

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #11 on: Mar 13, 2017, 11:40 AM »
Awesome! That will be much easier than constructing pouches from scratch! Any suggestions on getting rid of the "shine"?

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #12 on: Mar 18, 2017, 06:01 PM »
A light sanding (very light) and a generous application of "blackwashing" should do the trick. I'd also love to see how you modded the pouches.

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #13 on: Mar 18, 2017, 11:22 PM »
Well there ya go :)

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Re: Kath's Soft Parts WIP
« Reply #14 on: Mar 18, 2017, 11:27 PM »
I will post pics of the next one I do.  :)

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