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Archery Glove by Demara Archery Glove by Demara
Lots and lots of help from my boyfriend on this one!

Custom-fitted glove made of garment leather, intended in theory to protect my arm from the bowstring.

I am so happy with the way this came out! I was thrilled when I'd progressed from the patterning stage to something that could be worn. It fits like... well, it fits like a glove!

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Demara Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Rivanius, it's not the fletching I'm hitting my arm with, it's the bow string. Yes, if my posture was perfect, this wouldn't happen. It's not, so I get a bruise on my inner forearm sometimes.
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Rivanius Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013
Looks good, but still i have to point out one thing. If you need to protect your arm from arrow fletching, you´re doing something wrong.
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harvister Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013
Interested in it, and I like the idea. Do you have any more pics, plans or blueprints?  also well done looks amazing.
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Demara Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you like it! There are a few more pictures in my gallery, but no, no pattern to share.
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selenlanoir Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013
Aw, that's to bad! I was about to ask you if you could share some information on the pattern and how you came up with it. : ( Lovely work though!
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moonlitraven1 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice :)
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Erikonil Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the look on this glove. It's a nice change of pace from the usual leather gauntlet and looks like it would fit the bill for anyone of a ranger/rouge persuasion. Great work!
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Demara Featured By Owner May 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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FactitiousTruth Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It looks awesome!

Though I hope you're not going to use it with a strong bow. The leather looks too thin to protect you from the string when not holding your arm correctly...it's pretty painful when it hits your lower arm, I'd make a second layer at the parts where it could hit you if you haven't done it already. :)
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Demara Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
You're right, I'd probably have to reinforce it for heavier bows, or if I used it all the time. I made it for a LARP, and the bows must have a draw weight of 35 pounds or less at 28 inches draw. I shoot rarely, but I don't think I've hit myself yet to test this. :D
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