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Project at The Costumer's Manifesto: Making a UAF Alaska NativeGraduation Stole  Costume Design & Construction '''UAF Alaska Native Graduation Stole
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Project at The Costumer's Manifesto "Armored" Gloves ofCraft Foam Sheets Costume Design & Construction '''"Armored" Gloves using Craft Foam Sheets'''
  
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Making a Stole (Academic or Clerical)'''
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'''The Project: '''This project will allow you to make a flexible, lightweight "armored" glove suitable for light, short-term use on stage, RPG or for Sci-Fi/Fantasy conventions.
  
'''The Project: '''This project shows how to make a simple stole in singles or quantity, which may be embellished or not as your use dictates. It is a very simple beginning sewing project.
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'''Background of this project: '''Annually volunteers use the Theatre UAF Costume Studio to make 100-200
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[http://www.uaf.edu/commence/2005/gallery/source/mh-05-1530-133.html|simple red satin stoles] for the students and faculty of Alaska Native and First Nations descent to wear to graduation at UAF. This visible badge helps to show year by year the increased percentage of Native American students graduating from UAF, and also gives students a simple canvas on which folks from home can do traditional forms of needlework considered suitable for important celebrations. While many students at UAF
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What you will need:
  
[http://www.uaf.edu/commencement/2004/gallery/source/gra-04-1341-005.html|opt out of academic dress ]entirely in favor of their ancestral forms of traditional dress (Kuspuk,
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Cheap cloth garden gloves
  
[http://www.uaf.edu/commence/2005/gallery/source/mh-05-1530-105.html|skin dress]
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2-3 12"x18" Craft Foam sheets
  
[http://www.costumes.org/classes/uafcostumeshop/images/graduation2000/MVC-014F.JPG|Slovenian peasant gear]
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Hot glue gun and sticks
  
[http://www.uaf.edu/commencement/2004/gallery/source/gra-04-1341-025.html|Norwegian Bunad], kilt and sporran, etc.) Most choose to wear the "required" academic dress, with only small nods to family tradition like Hawaiian Leis, an eagle feather attached to a cap tassel,
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Scissors
  
[http://www.uaf.edu/commencement/2004/gallery/source/gra-04-1341-031.html|Mardi Gras beads,] an
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Metallic Acrylic paint
  
[http://www.uaf.edu/commencement/2004/gallery/source/gra-04-1341-248.html|Athabaskan leather vest], a
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"shadow" color(s) of acrylic paint
  
[http://www.uaf.edu/commence/2003/gallery/source/gra-03-1142-126.html|traditional dance headdress], or some other small acknowledgement of where they come from, in addition to where they are going.
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Gold or silver leaf and leaf size
  
Related Links:
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assorted paintbrushes
  
[http://www.news-miner.com/Stories/0,1413,113~7244~2870942,00.html|News Article on UAF graduate and her Athabaskan Moosehide dress.]
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Choose your paint colors according to the following table:
  
 
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These stoles are one of the ways that Native students at UAF have to do this. If you are an Alaska Native student at UAF you may want to do this project in red satin to send home to grandma so she will have time to decorate it for graduation. Or you may wish to decorate it yourself in order to learn traditional needlework. (A good place to get beads and advice is at , downtown at 537 2nd Avenue.) People also make these as part of Catholic, Episcopalian, and Lutheran priest's vestments.
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'''Finished appearance:'Foam sheetsShadow ColorsMetallic PaintsLeaf''Bright steel or silverBlack or blueblack & bright bluesilveraluminumDull, dark steel or gunmetalblackblack and dark bluegunmetal & silvernoneBronzebrownblack and dark brownbronze & goldnoneBright goldbrown, red or yellowdark brown and red or yellowgoldartificial goldCopperbrown or rustBrowncoppercopperBright gold with multicolored twinklebrown, red or yellowdark brown and red or yellowgoldgold & variegatedBrown leatherblackbrown fabric marker & shoe polishoptional "shine" of copper rub on pastenone, use clear acrylic glaze for shiny finishBlack leatherblackblack fabric marker & shoe polishoptional "shine" of gunmetal rub on pastenone, use clear acrylic glaze for shiny finish Step 1: Buy or dye cheap cloth garden gloves to more or less match your foam sheet color.
  
[[File:254imagesAkstoleAkstolepattern.jpg|Beads and Things]] Cut out fabric according to the pattern (pattern by Lorraine Pettit).
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[[254imagesAkstoleAkstolepattern|Click here for printer-friendly PDF version.]] Note, some church stoles are done in a pattern of an 8' long straight strip, or
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Step 2: Cut out foam sheet pieces into the overlapping "plates" and gauntlet cuff of the "armor" as shown.
  
[http://www.victoriousrobes.com/stole.html|other forms]. If you are making a stole for church, ask your pastor what size and shape is considered appropriate to your denomination. Colors of liturgical stoles change with the
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[http://www.geocities.com/skalbers52/Patterns1/seasnstole.html|seasons]
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[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0001.jpg]] If you are making multiples, use a ruler and pencil to mark a series of strips.
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[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0002.jpg]] Fold the strips to prepare to cut the notch.
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[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0004.jpg]] Using a ruler, cut the notches in each strip at a 45 degree angle.
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Step 3: Hot Glue the "plates" to the fingers of the glove starting from the fingertips and working up to the wrist.
  
[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0005.jpg]] This shows how the ruler is angled.
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Put the two right sides of the fabric together, and sew the strips to one another along the "V" of the notch:  
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[http://store.yahoo.com/cgi-bin/clink?ecostumes+QUJfvh+index.html]
  
[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0012.jpg]] Lay the strips flat on a table and clip in the center of the notch as shown.
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Step 4: Cut and glue any raised designs you want on the gauntlet cuff but do not yet apply it to the wrist.  
  
[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0014.jpg]]
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[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0015.jpg]]
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[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0016.jpg]] Press open the seam allowance. Do '''not''' press in a crease along the length of the strips.
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Step 5: Outline the design with raised designs of hot glue.  
  
[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0017.jpg]] When your strips look like this, you can now sew them along the outer edges as shown in the pattern diagram.
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[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0018.jpg]] Make sure you leave the indicated areas open so you can turn the stole right side out when you are done.
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[[File:254imagesAkstolePict0019.jpg]] A volunteer helps build the stoles for the 2005 Commencement.
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Step 6: Add glue outlining to the plates on the fingers of the glove.
  
Turn the stole right side out and press. Decorate to taste.
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When it is finished, photograph the stole and post the photos to your File folder at the class  
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Step 7: Glue the gauntlet cuff to the wrist of the glove as shown.
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'''NOTE:''' For a leather look finish follow the instructions on this off site page on the
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[http://www.jedielfqueen.com|Jedi Elf Queen]'s great site: ''
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[http://www.jedielfqueen.com/lotr/costumes/Boromir/vambraces/vambraces.htm|Boromir's Vanbraces]'' For a metallic finish continue with the steps below.
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Step 8: Drybrush a thin coating of one of your shadow colors to the whole exterior of the foam. Dry.
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Step 9: Dry brush a thin coating of your metallic paint color over the surface, making an effort to NOT get the paint in all the crevices, and to get the most metallic paint on the raised parts of the foam and glue. Dry.
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Step 10: Using your shadow colors, paint in extra shadow areas where the plates overlap, outside the edges of the raised designs, etc. to give an exaggerated 3-D look.
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Step 11: Dry brush tiny amounts of leaf size to select areas of the raised designs. Use this sparingly unless you want an excessively shiny surface. When size is tacky, apply leaf in small bits and gently brush it into the size. Gently brush away the excess leaf that does not stick.
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Step 12: Using your shadow and metallic paints, paint the palm of the glove in a design to roughly match the appearance of raised foam armor. Dry.
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More info on making craft foam armor can be found at the following sites:
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[http://entropyhouse.com/penwiper/costumes/helmsdeep.html|Craft Foam Armor Tutorial]
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[http://www.jedielfqueen.com|Jedi Elf Queen] (click on "costumes")
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[http://amethyst-angel.com/armormaking_construction.html|Armor for the Fiberglass-Phobic]
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When they are finished, photograph the gloves and post the photos to your File folder at the class  
  
 
[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thr254/|eGroup]. Post a message to the group letting everyone know you have posted these pictures so you can get feedback.
 
[http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thr254/|eGroup]. Post a message to the group letting everyone know you have posted these pictures so you can get feedback.
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Project at The Costumer's Manifesto "Armored" Gloves ofCraft Foam Sheets Costume Design & Construction "Armored" Gloves using Craft Foam Sheets

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The Project: This project will allow you to make a flexible, lightweight "armored" glove suitable for light, short-term use on stage, RPG or for Sci-Fi/Fantasy conventions.

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What you will need:

Cheap cloth garden gloves

2-3 12"x18" Craft Foam sheets

Hot glue gun and sticks

Scissors

Metallic Acrylic paint

"shadow" color(s) of acrylic paint

Gold or silver leaf and leaf size

assorted paintbrushes

Choose your paint colors according to the following table:

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'Finished appearance:'Foam sheetsShadow ColorsMetallic PaintsLeafBright steel or silverBlack or blueblack & bright bluesilveraluminumDull, dark steel or gunmetalblackblack and dark bluegunmetal & silvernoneBronzebrownblack and dark brownbronze & goldnoneBright goldbrown, red or yellowdark brown and red or yellowgoldartificial goldCopperbrown or rustBrowncoppercopperBright gold with multicolored twinklebrown, red or yellowdark brown and red or yellowgoldgold & variegatedBrown leatherblackbrown fabric marker & shoe polishoptional "shine" of copper rub on pastenone, use clear acrylic glaze for shiny finishBlack leatherblackblack fabric marker & shoe polishoptional "shine" of gunmetal rub on pastenone, use clear acrylic glaze for shiny finish Step 1: Buy or dye cheap cloth garden gloves to more or less match your foam sheet color.

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Step 2: Cut out foam sheet pieces into the overlapping "plates" and gauntlet cuff of the "armor" as shown.

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Step 3: Hot Glue the "plates" to the fingers of the glove starting from the fingertips and working up to the wrist.

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Step 4: Cut and glue any raised designs you want on the gauntlet cuff but do not yet apply it to the wrist.

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Step 5: Outline the design with raised designs of hot glue.

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Step 6: Add glue outlining to the plates on the fingers of the glove.

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Step 7: Glue the gauntlet cuff to the wrist of the glove as shown.

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NOTE: For a leather look finish follow the instructions on this off site page on the

Elf Queen's great site:

Vanbraces For a metallic finish continue with the steps below.

Step 8: Drybrush a thin coating of one of your shadow colors to the whole exterior of the foam. Dry.

Step 9: Dry brush a thin coating of your metallic paint color over the surface, making an effort to NOT get the paint in all the crevices, and to get the most metallic paint on the raised parts of the foam and glue. Dry.

Step 10: Using your shadow colors, paint in extra shadow areas where the plates overlap, outside the edges of the raised designs, etc. to give an exaggerated 3-D look.

2005100.jpg

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2005102.jpg

2005103.jpg

2005104.jpg

Step 11: Dry brush tiny amounts of leaf size to select areas of the raised designs. Use this sparingly unless you want an excessively shiny surface. When size is tacky, apply leaf in small bits and gently brush it into the size. Gently brush away the excess leaf that does not stick.

Step 12: Using your shadow and metallic paints, paint the palm of the glove in a design to roughly match the appearance of raised foam armor. Dry.

20051Pict0154.jpg

2005105.jpg

2005106.jpg

More info on making craft foam armor can be found at the following sites:

Foam Armor Tutorial

Elf Queen (click on "costumes")

for the Fiberglass-Phobic

When they are finished, photograph the gloves and post the photos to your File folder at the class

[2]. Post a message to the group letting everyone know you have posted these pictures so you can get feedback.

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