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 Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves

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Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« on: Apr 05, 2012, 10:57 PM »
Now on the surface, this could either be more expensive or less.  However, if you have the items on hand like I did, this is a very inexpensive way to make some leather gloves.  Also, if you can't find the leather gloves you like in the color you want, this could also be the way to go.

Here's all you need:
Step 1: Buy all leather work gloves.  They come usually in a 3 pack for around $12 to $14


Step 2: Dye them the color of your choice.  I chose Dark brown.  Around $7 to $8


Step 3: Add polish.


Step 4: Buff


And here's what you get:


So for around $20 - $25 you can get three sets of gloves!

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #1 on: Apr 05, 2012, 11:23 PM »
This is GREAT!!! I'm probably going to use that method!! Thanks vod!!

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #2 on: Apr 06, 2012, 12:02 AM »
Great idea!  I am always dissappointed because I can never find gloves I like in the color I want.  I may try this.

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #3 on: Apr 06, 2012, 01:26 AM »
How'bout White ?  ;D


I find this color hard to find .... Especially in Work Gloves ....  :rolleyes: I wonder Why ?



But for Darker Colors this is Fantastic ..... nice Job M.E.  ;)

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #4 on: Apr 06, 2012, 01:47 AM »
Great idea!  I am always dissappointed because I can never find gloves I like in the color I want.  I may try this.

There is a dye remover, or even a bleach might work.  Though I'm sure someone with more leather experience would know more than I.

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #5 on: Apr 06, 2012, 04:20 AM »
Soft part tutorials with no sewing??? How dare you, sir!  :laugh:

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« Reply #6 on: Apr 06, 2012, 11:45 AM »
Soft part tutorials with no sewing??? How dare you, sir!  :laugh:

Ewoks are like that.

Also, I did a quick search on bleaching leather.  Most say it should be done by a professional.  I ignored that and found three options. Bleach, leather bleach and oxalic acid.  Seems simple enough.  Have fun!

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« Reply #7 on: Apr 06, 2012, 01:47 PM »

Also, I did a quick search on bleaching leather.  Most say it should be done by a professional.  I ignored that and found three options. Bleach, leather bleach and oxalic acid.  Seems simple enough.  Have fun!

Thanks Vod ...... I have found the Same info ...... But ..... There only Gloves ...... Right ? ....

Or so I thought ...... Way back when  :rolleyes: I won't say how long ...... I was of the opinion ... Who Cares about Gloves ?

But looking back .... it's the little fine details that get over looked . Especially on First Builds for membership ....  :-X


I'm glad we've lost all old pics of my first kit ......  I would get Boooooo'd right off the Site ......
 I've found some recently  ....  It's so bad , It Sucked .... Huge .... it's the Truth .  :P


There is so much new Talent on here , & you my friend are one of them .
If your Kit looks half as Good as your Weapons , your all good . ;)


Nice Quick & Easy way to mod Gloves ..... I give it an A+  ;D







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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #8 on: Apr 07, 2012, 12:06 AM »
The kit is like a puzzle. Just gathering all the pieces so I can finally put it together!

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #9 on: Apr 14, 2012, 05:40 PM »
damn vod!    them's some spiffy gloves-I bet I could even do that to gloves and sell them to my friends  >:]

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #10 on: Apr 15, 2012, 11:54 PM »
I never thought about selling them.  They come in three sizes.  XL,L &M.  I think they have a lot potential for various things for the budget minded mando.

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #11 on: Apr 16, 2012, 10:09 PM »
I thought I was the only one that freaked out about gloves.  I think they really pull a suit together, but I've been really intimidated with regard to dyeing leather.  BTW, Rit does NOT dye leather.  Hard lessons learned.

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #12 on: Apr 16, 2012, 10:20 PM »
y ty-thats is a useful tip >.>  [puts rit and kama away]

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #13 on: Apr 16, 2012, 10:59 PM »
Wow that looks awesome, no one would believe you started with bright yellow  :laugh:

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Re: Mandalorian Ewok's Easy Custom Leather Gloves
« Reply #14 on: Apr 17, 2012, 01:07 PM »
After several weeks, I need to add some more dye as it seems the dye has soaked in more.  It isn't a bad thing really, but just FYI.  When dying leather such a big change, it is to be expected.  However, I may keep it as is, because it gives it a well worn look.  My goal is to make sure all leather accoutrements look well used and worn. 

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