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1  Attitude is Everything, Darling. in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by fogtom on: January 20, 2005 06:11:46 PM
I got bored today (mid-terms week, half day) and so I found a sweatshirt for my school district in my house and on the front it said "Attitude is Everything" and I liked it and cut it out and put it on my hoodie and got a little crafty..

Front:






I apologize for the drab expression on my face in each picture. I had no idea my head would be in the shot.

Back:

That was my attempt to take the picture of the back myself.


Then my sister agreed to take it.


Anyways, thank you for looking and feedback is always appreciated!!
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2  messanger bag. in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by fogtom on: January 09, 2005 03:53:56 PM
Hey, today I was feeling crafty so I dug through some more of my aunts fabric she gave me and made a really nice messanger bag completely from scratch. None of the fabrics match since there wasn't enough of any of them to actually make an entire bag but I think it came out nice.









Thanks for looking.
Feedback is appreciated.
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3  Plain black t-shirt reconstructed. in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by fogtom on: January 08, 2005 07:55:32 PM
Hey kiddies, I was sick earlier today and so I took a nap. When I woke up I had bursts of creativeness surging through me so after writing and drawing didn't satisfy me I decided ot dig through my closet and the heaps of fabric my aunt gave me for Christmas and go to work.

Out of my closet I picked out a really really boring plain black t-shirt I got from Old Navy over the summer and I never really liked it so I hardly wore it because of how plain it was.


That's the shirt before I cut it up...





(Please ignore my crazy make up, I would say the same for my hair but it's always big/messy like that..  Embarrassed haha)

All I did to the shirt was chop off the original collar and sew on that one and then I added a bow from the same fabric on the right shoulder side. On the bottom left hip I added a heart patch to corver this itsy bitsy hole that you could hardly notice but whatever, that's my excuse haha.

I hope you like it Smiley.
It only took a bout an hour to create.
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4  Plaid Skirt [Edit:modified the skirt, more pics.] in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by fogtom on: September 08, 2004 07:12:36 PM
Hey this is my third post on craftster and my first project I sewed from a blank canvas that actually came out good Smiley.  I still need to make a few adjustments (such as shortening it a bit and adding white tule underneath and making the waistband smaller so it fits better since right now it's a bit big). I'm not nearly as gifted with sewing as any of you on here but I still try haha. I got the tutorial from someone who posted not to long ago. http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=12439.0 that's the link. Umm well here's my skirt (by the way my aunt got the material from her visit to Scottland or something).







I may end up posting updated pictures after I make the adjustments but for right now this is what I've got.



Edit

So I added some tulle underneath. I decided to go with bright green instead of white. I also decided to make a slip instead of actually attatching the tulle to the skirt incase I want to put the tulle under another skirt or wear the skirt without it. I did 5 layers of this green tulle and it was pretty frustrating trying to keep track of it all to sew it onto the waistband so I wouldn't suggest tulle for any begining sewers such as myself. Also instead of having to make the waistband smaller I decided to cut two holes one on each side of the waistband and put a ribbon in threw it with a bobkin (I think that's what their called??). And I also decided not to shorten it. I wrapped teh ribbon around again after it came out from the holes so thats why there's a line in the middle of the waistband but I decided not to wear it like that again but I can't take any more pictures since my picture takers (my twin 8 year old sisters who do anything their big 14 year old sister says Smiley) are asleep. So here it is Smiley.











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