So you want to make a Shell Overmitts or Gloves...

 

#75 Shell Overmitts & Gloves
These are unlined weather shells for your gloves or mittens. Keeping the shells separate allows you to replace wet liners as needed or simply adjust the warmth of your under layers to suit the conditions. Unlike other overmitts that are flat and awkward, these are sculpted to fit the hand. The wrist strap and elasticized cord are easy to adjust one-handed. Section inside describes mating these shells to Controlled Exposure #45 Fleece Gloves using Velcro. 

Features:
  • Five sizes cover hands ranging from 6" to 81/2" long.
  • Curved finger area for anatomic fit.
  • Adjustable strap across back of wrist.
  • One hand operation cord and toggle seals off gauntlet.

Fabrics To Use?
“Waterproof/Breathable” fabrics. These are coated or laminated fabrics. Choose one with a fairly rugged fabric on the outside such as heavy Supplex or Ltwt. Cordura. They can be either “2 or 3-layer” construction.
Waterproof/Not Breathable fabrics. These are usually coated with urethane. Coated Nylon Oxford and lightweight coated Cordura are examples. Water Resistant fabrics: Supplex, various Microfibers, uncoated Cordura.
Palm Fabric for both views: Flexible, “grippy”, durable and weather resistant fabric like Tough Tek

$5.50 each

 

 

Materials List:

14-17 inches Shell Fabric:
9-11 inches Tough Tek
2 each 5/8" Ladder Lock Buckles
5/8 yard 5/8" Webbing
1/2 yard 1/4" Flat Lacing
1.25 yards 1/8" Shock Cord
2 each Toggles
3/4 yard 3/4" Velcro Hook and Loop
1 spool Thread
1 Seam Ripper
 

free images, free graphics
Click Here To View Colors

Gore-Tex (3-Ply) 
Waterproof, breathable and windproof.  A micro-porous Teflon, sandwiched between an outer shell fabric and a tricot mesh.  The three plies consist of the face fabric, the membrane, and a tricot lining to protect the membrane.  

Width: 57"
Colors:  Check this fabric out now!

$29.95/yd    ($36.95/yd for black)

$4.00 for a Sample Pack of 2 Ply and 3 Ply

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

Check this fabric out now!

    Return to materials list.


free images, free graphics
Click Here To View Colors

Gore-Tex (2-Ply) 
 

Waterproof, breathable and windproof.  The two-ply has a face fabric and a micro porous Teflon membrane.  It is recommended that 2-ply be lined, to protect the membrane.  Meshes and uncoated nylons work well for this.  

Uses:
Parkas, skiwear, rainwear, expedition suits, cycling gear 
Width:
57"
Colors:
Check this fabric out now!

$18.49/yd     ($29.95/yd for black)

$4.00 for a Sample Pack of 2 Ply and 3 Ply

*DryLoft - windproof, water-resistant and extremely breathable technology engineered specifically for insulated products. DryLoft fabric allows garments to loft better and stay drier inside while resisting moisture and convective heat loss from the outside.

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

Check this fabric out now!

    Return to materials list.


free images, free graphics
Click Here To View Colors

Gore-Tex (2-Ply) 330 Denier Cordura Face
Waterproof, breathable and windproof.  The two-ply has a face fabric and and a micro porous Teflon membrane.  It is recommended that 2-ply be lined, to protect the membrane.  Meshes and uncoated nylons work well for this.

Width:
57"
Colors:
Check this fabric out now!

$24.95/yd

$4.00 for a Sample Pack of 2 Ply and 3 Ply

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

Check this fabric out now!

    Return to materials list.


free images, free graphics
Click Here To View Colors

200 Denier Heavy Coated F/R Oxford - New!!!
4 oz per sq. yard 200 Denier. This is not your typical, lightly coated nylon oxford; in addition to being flame retardant, it has a super heavy 1-1/2 ounce flame retardant urethane coating! Giving its superior characteristics, this fabric is waterproof and perfect for applications where weight is critical with out moving up to a heavier fabric. Perfect for displays where flame resistance is required! 

Uses:
Display booths, tarps, ground tarps, tent floors, stuff sacks, light weight bags and much more!  
Width: 60"
Colors: Red, White, Royal, Yellow, Black, Magenta, Purple, Maroon, Silver, Green and Orange.

$7.95/yd

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

 
Colors  

    Return to materials list.


free images, free graphics
Click Here to View Colors

430 Denier Packcloth
7 oz. per sq yd.  This tough durable fabric has a polyurethane coating yet it remains flexible and easy to work with.  The polyurethane coating makes this fabric waterproof yet lightweight.  It is extremely abrasion resistant.     

Uses:  gym bags, packs, stuff sacks, tarps, gaiters, briefcases, ponchos, rain gear  
Width: 60"
Colors:  Maroon, Red, Baby Pink*, Orange, Gold, Yellow, Kelly Green, Forest Green, Turquoise, Light Blue, Electric Blue, Royal, Navy, Purple, Tan, Dark Brown, Silver, Charcoal, White, Black, Olive, Fluorescent Green (add $1.50/yd for Fluorescent colors), Blaze Orange (add $1.50/yd for Fluorescent colors), Hot Pink (add $1.50/yd for Fluorescent colors), Woodland Camouflage (add $1.50/yd for Camo), Desert Camo (add $1.50/yd for Camo)

*Baby Pink is available while supplies last

$8.95/yd

$2.00 for a Sample Pack

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

 
Color  

    Return to materials list.


free images, free graphics
Click Here To View Colors

500 Denier Cordura
8 oz. per sq yd.  A very nice urethane coated fabric with a Cordura weave.  It is lighter than 1000D Cordura and heavier than 430D pack cloth.  This is the perfect fabric when you want a Cordura weave without the weight and stiffness of 1000D.   

Uses:  patches, gaiters, cases, packs, luggage, totes, duffel bags, soft-side luggage, camera cases, and musical instrument cases.

Width: 60"
Colors:  Blaze Orange (add $1.00/yd for Fluorescent colors), Purple, Teal, Forest Green, Maroon, Navy Blue, Royal Polyester, Silver, Red, Black, Navy Ripstop

$10.50/yd

$2.00 for a Sample Pack

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

 
Colors  

    Return to materials list.


free images, free graphics
Click Here To View Colors

1000 Denier Cordura
11 oz. per sq yd.  A very heavy weight nylon with a urethane coating.  It has excellent tear strength and is very abrasion resistant.  This fabric is amazingly tough and versatile.   

Uses:  heavy duffel bags or packs, soft-sided luggage, camera cases, and musical instrument cases, gaiters and go-kart racing suits..

Width: 60"
Colors:  Red, International Orange, Gold, Teal, Forest, Navy Blue, Wine, Electric Blue, Purple, Mariner Blue, White, Silver, Charcoal, Black, Chocolate, Wheat, Olive, Yellow, Blaze Orange (add $1.50/yd for Fluorescent colors), Fluorescent Pink (add $1.50/yd for Fluorescent colors), Fluorescent Green (add $1.50/yd for Fluorescent colors), Woodland Camouflage  (add $1.50/yd for camo)

$13.50/yd (add $1.50/yd for fluorescent or camouflage colors)

$4.00 for a Sample Pack

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

 
Colors  

    Return to materials list.



Click  to Enlarge Picture

Tough-Tek Non-slip Fabric 
36 oz/yd.  This fabric is a 100% polyester fabric that has a PVC based non-slip surface applied to it.  This is perfect for the palms of overmitts or any surface that needs to be non-slip.  Waterproof.  

Width:
54"
Colors:
Black
Texture
: Bumpy or Sanded

$21.95 / yd

Sample packets are $2.00 each

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

 
Texture  

1/4 Yard Tough-Tek Package
Tough Tek pre-cut into a 9"x 60" piece.  This allows plenty of fabric for palms of overmitts, etc., but avoids the 1/2 yard minimum.  

Size:
9" x 60"
Colors:
Black

$6.95 per package

 
 

    Return to materials list.


Ladder Lock Buckle
An easy threading single piece buckle that is designed to hold under tension and release with a lift of a tab.  This makes one-handed adjustment easy, whether releasing or tightening.   Comes in Black.

1/2 Inch 40¢ each
5/8 Inch 45¢ each
3/4 Inch 50¢ each
1" 55¢ each
 
Size  

    Return to materials list.


X630 Nylon Webbing
A nice strong weave of flat nylon webbing that comes in a wide selection of colors.   

Size Colors Price
1/2" Black, White 55¢/yd
5/8" Black 65¢/yd
3/4" Black, Royal, Red, Yellow, Purple 75¢/yd
1" Black, Royal, Red, Yellow, Purple, Navy, Green, White, Burgundy 85¢/yd
 
Color and Size  

    Return to materials list.


1/4 Inch Flat Lacing 


Width: 1/16"
Colors:  Black, White, Red, Navy, Purple, Gold with black tracers

50¢/yd

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

 
Color  

    Return to materials list.


Shock Cord
A heavy-duty stretchy shock cord with a touch abrasion resistant nylon cover.  

White only available in 1/8"

3/32" Black 45¢/yd
1/8" Black, White 65¢/yd
3/16" Black 75¢/yd
1/4" Black 85¢/yd

Don't forget to check out Shock Cord Hooks and Attachments.

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

 
Size  
Color  

    Return to materials list.


O-Lock Toggle
A nice, easy to use barrel type toggle that comes in so many colors, matching something shouldn't be problem. 

Colors:  black, red, white, yellow, royal, navy, green, purple, brown, grey, tan

60¢ Each

Don't forget to check out our other Toggles!

 
Color  

    Return to materials list.



Click Here To View Colors

3/4" Colored Nylon Sew-on
Our 3/4" Hook and Loop fastener is stocked in a variety of colors. If you'd like both sides, please be sure and complete 2 orders, one for hook and one for loop.

3/4 Inch Colors: White, Beige, Yellow, Red, Burgundy, Green, Olive Green, Royal Blue, Navy Blue, Brown, Grey, Smoke Grey, Black, Turquoise, Hot Pink, Ivory, Sky Blue, Neon Orange, Neon Green, Neon Yellow, Neon Pink, Orange, Neon Red, Neon Blue, Dark Brown, Dark Grey, Purple (light/baby), Pink (light/baby), Juice

3/4" Click Here To View Colors $1.00 per yd per side*
$18.75 per 25 yard roll*

*All Hook and Loop fasteners are sold each side separately.

Please keep orders to 1/8 yd increments. Minimum order is 1/2 yd.

1/8 = 0.125
1/4 = 0.25
3/8 = 0.375
1/2 = 0.5
5/8 = 0.625
3/4 = 0.75
7/8 = 0.875

To order by the yard:
 
Color  
Side  

To order by the roll:

 
Color  
Side  

    Return to materials list.



Gutermann Color Chart

 Gutermann Thread  

Thanks to its balanced elasticity and recovery, Gutermann is perfect for sewing any kind of clothing fabric.  Each stitch is uniform and seams do not pucker, regardless of if the fabric is natural, synthetic, or a blend.  Gutermann is washable to 200°F, shrink resistant, iron resistant to 390°F, color fast and fade resistant.   Its abrasion resistance guarantees durable and long-lasting seams.  100% polyester.  Stocked in over 200 colors--if you don't find the one you want, email us at seattlefabrics@msn.com

*** Note: Because Gutermann Thread comes in so many colors, we have made the first color option to be “Match my Fabric." If this color option is selected, we will attempt to match the fabric that you are ordering from us as best as possible. If you chose a specific color of thread with your fabric, we will select the thread that matches the best (e.g. if you order red fabric and you select red thread, we will chose a red that matches the closest). If you chose a color with out ordering fabric, we will chose the "truest" color possible. If you would like to order a specific color, we will need you to tell us the color name and number off of the spool or our color chart.

Standard Size-110 Yards $1.59 each
** 260 colors available **
Colors: Gutermann Color Chart

 
Color  

Dressmaker Size-273 Yards $3.29 each

 
Color  

Economy Size-547 yards $4.99 each

 
Colors  

Super Economy Size-1094 yards $7.79 each

 
Colors  


    Return to materials list.


Seam Ripper
Any good sewer is a good seam ripper!  Treat yourself to this professional quality seam ripper.  Larger than most, perfect for heavier outdoor applications.  

$1.75 Each

 

 

1/4" Acrylic Double-Sided Tape 
Originally used by sail makers, this non-yellowing, double-sided tape is ideal for holding seams together long enough to get them stitched down. Will not gum up needles.  Comes in 72 yard rolls.     

$4.99 Each

 

Wash Away Wonder Tape     
This 1/4" double-sided transparent tape can be stitched through.  Will not gum up needles.  Disappears after washing.  Use to position zippers, appliqués, pockets and much more without using pins.

1/4" x 360" $3.45 yard

 

Don't forget to Add us to your Favorites!

Outerwear Patterns Grommets Sunbrella Marine Fabric Water Resistant Fabric Sunbrella Marine Fabric Outdoor Fabrics Sunbrella