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Easy project for a latex beginner.
Pattern can be found here;
http://makinglatexclothing.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Latex-Gauntlet-Pattern.pdf

Posted by Heather E. from Bradford, England, United Kingdom • Published See Heather E.'s 11 projects »
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  • How to make a pair of leather gloves. Latex Fingerless Gloves - Step 1
    Step 1

    Print out your pattern from the link provided and begin by placing it on your latex.

  • How to make a pair of leather gloves. Latex Fingerless Gloves - Step 2
    Step 2

    Start by drawing around your pattern using a silver gel pen or white eyeliner. Any colour will do as long as it shows up on your colour picked.

  • How to make a pair of leather gloves. Latex Fingerless Gloves - Step 3
    Step 3

    Using either a rotary cutter or very sharp fabric scissors begin cutting out your gloves carefully.
    If they're blunt your gloves will have jagged edges.

  • How to make a pair of leather gloves. Latex Fingerless Gloves - Step 4
    Step 4

    **Before using white spirit make sure you read the instructions on the back, it's very flammable and can be poisonous if consumed or inhaled**

    In a very well ventilated room apply a small amount of white spirit to a cotton pad and clean the edges on the top surface and bottom of your glove. Cleaning it removes excess dirt and dust. This will help create a better bond when gluing.

  • How to make a pair of leather gloves. Latex Fingerless Gloves - Step 5
    Step 5

    After applying white spirit your latex will curl up, it will go back to normal shortly though.

  • How to make a pair of leather gloves. Latex Fingerless Gloves - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut off your trim and clean it using white spirit then place it to the side for later.

  • How to make a pair of leather gloves. Latex Fingerless Gloves - Step 7
    Step 7

    Apply a small amount of latex milk to the top and bottom of your glove then do the same to your trim. Wait for the glue on them both to go tacky and slightly see through then carefully stick the trim on. Apply pressure to the trim to make sure it's stuck together properly.

  • How to make a pair of leather gloves. Latex Fingerless Gloves - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now just glue the seams marked on the pattern and you're done!
    After gluing any seam it's important to apply pressure to it. You can do this by rolling along it using a metal roller.
    ***Remember to the leave the thumb holes open!***

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jessica h.
jessica h.
can this be done on vinyl if you have a latex allergy?
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