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Online KDubs

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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2022, 09:54:45 AM »
Much thanks, just needs pockets and she's done.
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #16 on: November 11, 2022, 10:20:50 AM »
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You've certainly done well, Kevin    :toast

Here's a poncho-style that I made almost 40 years ago, from a Tartan plaid wool blanket.

It's spent many a year hunting


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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #17 on: November 11, 2022, 07:05:18 PM »
Nice, I very much like that.
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #18 on: November 12, 2022, 04:02:47 PM »
Does that qualify for "hunter orange"?  :laffing

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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #19 on: November 12, 2022, 06:39:56 PM »
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Nope - I made/wore it long before Hunter Orange became mandatory 
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Offline WonkoTheSane

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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #20 on: November 16, 2022, 06:47:44 PM »
Looks good.    :hairy
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #21 on: November 17, 2022, 08:18:06 AM »
Thank you. Not bad for my first try.
 Waiting on a belt buckle from crazy crow .
 Once I have that I'll put the loops and pockets on.
 Still trying to decide on any buttons vs just a belt.
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #22 on: November 17, 2022, 02:24:30 PM »
A more primitive form of "buttons and holes" are "toggles and loops", the toggles can be made from bone, antler, wood, or etc, and the loops can be fashioned from scrap pieces of leather thong, yarn, or cordage.  :bl th up
The nice thing about toggles and loops is you don't have to cut holes in your wool coat.  :)
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2022, 04:53:11 PM »
Good point, I'll have to give that some consideration.
 Thank you.
Kevin
 
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