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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: February 04, 2007 02:17:06 AM
I'm trying to figure out where you are in the first pic. Are you in a room with a funky roof? Or are you outside and it just happens to be the Apocolypse? Or did you dump CS2 over the photo? The possibilities!

it was outside, on a cloudy night in the city. I exposed for the sky (the red is exagerated by the exposure, but you know how the sky in the city looks reddish at night with the city lights reflecting on the clouds?) and I used a flash. the weirdness in the background are joshua trees in the yard.
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: January 12, 2007 03:19:00 PM
it was uncomfortable only because I made the bodice go down too far. it whould have ended at the waist to give more flexibility. but the inside was comfy, it was lined with the t-shirt I used as the base of the mold, therefor there is no skin to newspaper contact or abrasiveness.
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: November 15, 2006 01:28:22 AM
i'm going to try to make ad ress similiar to this [newspaper also] for my sadies dance in fbeurary.
cool! if you make the bodice out of paper mache, don't make it go so far down that you can't bend, or you will be very uncomfortable all night!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: November 07, 2006 02:02:17 AM
wow, thats so creative. looks like the dress jeffrey made on project runway.
I've never seen that. I've spent way too much time seraching it on google. anyone got a picture of it? I'm super curious, I'd love to see it
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: November 06, 2006 01:20:53 AM
Whoa. I hope this is wearable.

well, it's durable. it's wearbility depends on what you line it with and how much you reinforce the rivets.
also ending it at the waist or tapering it up around the hips so you can bend in it. it's totally wearable.
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: November 03, 2006 10:22:13 AM
wow wow wow. it's awesome!
was it for a special occasion..?
yes! I wore it to a costume party for halloweeen! a friend of mine is going to make one for a wedding:)
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: November 03, 2006 10:20:50 AM
this is neato!  it reminds me of something jeffry made for PR.

who is jeffery and what is PR?
I have never seen the show, but I think domUNIQUE is referring to Project Runway. =)

Your dress is awesome! Did it crumple when you sat down?... or tear at all? I seems really fragile.

I didn't sit, actually. the skirt part is reasonably fragile, but the corset is tough and very thick. I wore it to a costuem party, my biggest problem was not being over to bend over.
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Silky top...I love my vintage scarves! on: November 02, 2006 07:23:10 PM
that is beautiful!
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: November 02, 2006 07:07:23 PM
this is neato!  it reminds me of something jeffry made for PR.

who is jeffery and what is PR?
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: paper mache newspaper dress on: November 02, 2006 06:33:20 PM
Wicked!

Good thing it didn't rain.

luckily, it never rains in southern california!
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