I'll get back to the pouch next time. We've just made a set of gaiters to go over a pair of rigger boots that have alrady been modified by another trader. Decent footwear with grip, that keep your feet dry and look in character are tough to find. Two out of three, no problem, all together, a different story, which is where boot covers or gaiters can come into the equation. Modern boot... read more ›
Most of our pouch designs are based on a box. It's an easy shape to make and it give good volumetric capacity for the amount of leather used. As my training was in engineering rivets were the fastening of choice, sewing is fine but I like hitting things with hammers.
All you need to do to make the pattern is lay the box out flat. The picture shows one of our patterns with the original const... read more ›
Test to see if we can get videos in the blog:
This is a video we did a while back for the orc warskirt for the guys and gals at Empire LARP - just thought we might be able to use it to explain other LARP products that we waffle about - a picture paints a thousand words as they say.
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This was a customer request after they'd seen some of the other applique bags we've done in the past. Like all the applique work it presents a number of technical challenges.
The first challenge is creating the design. It can't be too complex or it will cost too much to cut and sew. It also has to be instantly recognisable as the thing it's supposed to be. No one want&... read more ›
Just recently we've been concentrating on getting stuff we've made onto the website. Over the summer months we come up with new products and put them into production for the Fests but never seem to get round to adding them to the website.
One of these is an adaptation of an existing product, the Chemisphere potion bottle. By adding a string of small led lights to the inside of... read more ›