I didnt sew the straps to the foam. I scored the foam and hot glued it. The finger pieces are squishy right now but when I cover them with Styrospray 1000, they will be hard.for your straps did you sew them all the way threw the foam? or did you do a shallow "hook" stitch that's hidden in the "middle" of the foam? and also the foam finger pieces you made for your gloves, does it stay "squishy" or is it rock hard?