Introduction: Proffesional Ghillie Suit
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Step 1: Materials
You will need a few things to make a ghillie suit
a piece of burlap big enough to wrap around your body 3 times
camouflage pants(i didn't want to make my nice camo pants ghillified so i made a par of pants)
camouflage shirt or jacket
netting with 1 inch spacings(cut up a baddmitten net)
fabric dyes(that blend into your surroundings)
hot glue gun
lots of time
Step 2: Getting the Burlap String
To get the string from the piece of burlap you need to pull it apart string by string
Once you have all the string cut it into thirty or twenty inch strings then you will be ready to dye the string .
Step 3: Dye the String
Pick your colors .
For a lush green forest pick green dyes , for an area that has dead leaves on the ground pick some browns , for a field pick tans . Pick colors that blend into the surroundings where you want to use it .
I picked olive green and a plain green because I want to use it in a forest
Dye your burlap your colors .
Take the burlap out at different times to give it different shades of that color .
Step 4: Attach the Netting
The netting is what the burlap strings attach to .
Lay the clothes your using out flat on the ground and lay the netting over it and cut the netting to the size of your clothes .
Make sure to cut netting for both sides of your ghillie suit if you want to make a full body ghillie suit ,
if your a sniper and lay down a lot only cut netting for the back .
Step 5: Attacch the Burlap
This is the most important step of making a ghillie suit .
To attach the burlap grab 3 or 4 strings at a time . Bend them in half so they make a long u shape . Place the u shape under a string from the netting , fold the long u in half with one half under the nets string the other half over . Pull the ends through the loop at the end and do that to all the string .
Make sure your colors are spread out . Meaning don't put all the green in one place and all the brown in another .
I'll add pics soon .
Step 6: Good Job
If you made an entire ghillie suit you have you should be very proud .
Ghillie suits are proffesional tules used by real snipers .
Some ideas for what to use your ghillie suit for:
hide and seek
Remember ghillie suits are supposed to be 40 percent burlap and 60 percent natural vegetation .
Please send me a pictures if your going to make a ghillie suit and links to other ghillie suit instructables .
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