@kman there are some good tutorials on-line on how to do silk screen printing at home and there are some simple kits. For simple designs with a single color such as the sleeve rectangles it is not beyond the capability of the craftsman/artists on this thread. There are two issues which make it non-trival or at least non-standard; the sleeve panels are long and narrow, and the puffy additive to the printing ink requires heat to make the additive react and puff properly. The long narrow screen actually works for the craftsman type as making a special frame for this shape to fit a narrow squeegee (like used with bondo) and long, narrow stencil for a few "runs" might be possible. No fancy "positioning" rig is required. Using a heat gun instead of a UV heating element can work. I have run some tests doing the very small rectangles on Jyn's pants. But I need more practice for consistent results for a long panel.
Since I have finally come to terms that the boots are not to be found in the wild, I went about making my own as well:
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I drafted up a .PDF of my pattern if it can be of benefit to anyone else!
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I received my "Topps Guy" Grenade vest.I dyed it brown. Now how would I go and apply the yellow stripe on the pouches? And what kind of fabric paint should I use? Also what can I use to fill each sleeve on the vest? I was thinking toilet paper dowels? What do you think?
I used regular spray paint, which can be weathered nicely, for the yellow. To fill the sleeves I used foam. (technically, strips of "pluck-n-foam" from some pelican storage cases I had customized the foam for, and saved the parts I had removed)
Thanks man. Ill try it. Could any foam work? Like open cell foam?