What to do during the Winter Evenings

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What to do during the Winter Evenings

Postby Special Department. » Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:07 pm

Make a Helmet Cover to go out into the Blue with Comrades.

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Re: What to do during the Winter Evenings

Postby Moss » Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:31 am

Just finished doing one of these myself, I didn't do the stitching you did but I might do it later :good:
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Re: What to do during the Winter Evenings

Postby Special Department. » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:59 am

Sacking is very useful Comrade, hours of fun and clouds of fluff.

On completion I soak it in very hot water and allow it ti dry on the Helmet so it loses some colour also so it shrinks and stretches in all the right places.
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Re: What to do during the Winter Evenings

Postby Moss » Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:18 am

I'm not sure I wanna shrink it as it very tight as it is and the sacking was near a bus stop when I found it and had been for a month so it's already very faded!
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Re: What to do during the Winter Evenings

Postby Ramsay00105 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 1:14 pm

killacommy wrote:I'm not sure I wanna shrink it as it very tight as it is and the sacking was near a bus stop when I found it and had been for a month so it's already very faded!


Ah yes, Dog Urine will do that to sacking after a while. :)
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Re: What to do during the Winter Evenings

Postby Moss » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:37 pm

Lol, I did get the driest ones I could find (I believe at the time I even sniffed them to make sure!)
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Re: What to do during the Winter Evenings

Postby Gadge » Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:10 pm

Very nice

Sgt Heide made some awesome 'early war' ones a few years back with foilage loops sewn on.

Mines currently the base of my cold war MKV helmet camo but should another dunkirk era game come up it will go back on my mkii.
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