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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: First Full Outfit Recon (shirt & skirt) on: January 29, 2011 08:59:02 PM
Thank you! There was a lot of trial & error, but I'm happy with the end results.   Cheesy
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / First Full Outfit Recon (shirt & skirt) 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!
3  COOKING / Vegetarian / Vegan / Re: Mini Vegan Lemon Meringues on: January 14, 2011 03:40:28 PM
those look amazing. i will have to try this. Grin
4  COOKING / Vegetarian / Vegan / Re: Easy vegan roast vegetable pasta salad on: January 14, 2011 03:33:33 PM
oh my, that looks really tasty. i'm hungry now!
5  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Upcycled sweater boots (w/mini tutorial!) on: January 14, 2011 03:29:25 PM
Neat! I'm totally going to try this  Grin
6  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Re: Tank Girl on: January 14, 2011 03:24:36 PM
<3
7  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Pottery, Ceramics, etc: Completed Projects / Re: Ma Spoon(rest) is too BIG!! on: January 14, 2011 03:15:35 PM
adorable! i love it.  Cheesy
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Grilltendo!!! on: January 14, 2011 03:11:55 PM
brilliant Cheesy
9  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Hootylicious! Owl cushions on: January 14, 2011 03:09:21 PM
These are super great. <3
10  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Beekeeper Shrine on: January 14, 2011 01:43:51 PM
this is adorable, seriously. i want it. Smiley
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