A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 295,087
Currently Running With Scissors:
427 Guests and 8 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  First Full Outfit Recon (shirt & skirt) in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by pickledbuni on: January 15, 2011 12:23:41 PM
Shirt inspired by Mivzi 's t-shirt reconstruction post: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=338561.0

Skirt inspired by colourbucket 's jean reconstruction post: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=358008.0

Cutting & weaving tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NqsaCcsv7U&feature=related

Da Skirt -

My initial idea did not come to completion with this skirt.  I tend to figure things out as I go and this disaster is an great example of this. I do believe an assortment of 4 different types of found jean material was use for this. Although it was great fun, I could have used more planning before cutting. C'est la vie!

The First Victim


Cut & Horror


Front & Back (after attaching panels)


I'm a short gal, so the A-line flare was giving me a very stout look. Decided to turn this baby into a pencil (skirt).


Before Hem


Da Shirt -

I hunted down an old men's undershirt and began haphazardly cutting away by first removing all hems.

Mutilation




Time to stencil, Woooo! I cut out my stencils from an Pabst box, then taped them directly to the shirt. I wasn't concerned with overspraying. I used Montana spray paint with several coats.


Ta-Da! The sleeves were sewn back on and a small black bow is added to collar. I chose not to weave the back stripping because the shirt was running slightly smaller than I expected.



Obligatory Action Shot!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Chipotle BBQ Sauce
How to Make Brined Chicken Wings and Salsa Verde
How to Make The Best Corndogs in the World
Tailgating Food 101
Collard Greens : How to Cook Southern, Soul Food Collard Greens
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Fairy Garden
CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: 30th Birthday Tattoo
April 17, 2014 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.