The little girl I watch is in girl scouts and had a 70's dance with her group. She and her mom asked if I could make her a cute dress for it, and this is the outcome. It was a little snug on her because of the fabric choice and the small amount of fabric I had to make it from. It's actually made from two very hideous pairs of shorts that were begging to be made into something cute.
She's a bit of a goofy goober....but I love her. Thanks for looking.
This was the outfit i put together for the premier of Alice in Wonderland in 2010. Due to living in Chicago land though, I was freezing... But I like how it turned out because it wasn't over the top, and the top hat turned out great.The dress is a skirt and shirt combined and i crocheted the tie and the hat. Thanks for looking
So all of the Pokemon I have made have been for presents for family or friends. So far these are the ones people have requested. They're made of sculpey, painted with acrylic, and varnished. They're all relatively small, and fit in an average adult sized hand.
The Set (Charmander, Bulbosaur, and Mew)
Single Shots of each
They were all really fun to make, some more difficult than others, and with the exception of the mishap with acrylic and spray glaze on Charmander, everything went well when making them. Thanks for looking
These little guys are my pin cushions (i'm also making an eye...cross my heart, hope to die, stick a needle in my eye....). I have a thing for bad jokes...anyway these guys are supposed to resemble voodoo dolls, obviously, and they all have different "personalities" to go with them. The orange guy is sad and covering his face with his hands and has a black and grey heart, the black one has a it's arms open and is carrying a little star, and the nubby plaid one was my test pattern that i've named Toulouse (lautrec) for artistic humor. Sorry more bad jokes. Here they are...
Thanks for looking, if anyone would like a tutorial on how to make these cuties let me know.
This has definitely been the highlight of my crafty works in the summer. I've just barely finished all of the parts to this set. There is a purse, metal can wallets, 2 notebooks, and a pencil bag (not featured).
The purse is made from an old wool type skirt and a suit jacket for the lining. It is separated into two large pockets inside, one on the outer back, and four smaller pockets within for lap top and phone chargers and pencils. The scraps of the skirt were then used to alter an Altoids can and a gift card holder into cute wallets. I used an old book we had in our give away piles to mod podge the inner parts of the wallets and the note books.
My little sister now wants me to make her a set using a newer copy of The Great Gatsby (our favorite book). I'm thinking this would be a fun project for back to school with my younger cousins who are getting more into art.
Thanks for looking, if anyone would like tutorials for any of these parts just let me know.
So this is my Dia de los Muertos 2010 mask. I bought a simple fabric mask from Michael's cut it to shape my face better and designed my own pattern to paint on it. There are 15 red dots on the brow for the 15 people i've known that passed away, the middle and end ones are for my dad, brother, and grandpa and are the biggest to show their roles in my life. This was a really fun way to be festive without painting my entire face (because it upsets my skin). so here it is, and thanks for looking.
I've had a lot of projects lately, for birthday's, alterations, and many other things, and this is one of my complete projects. This octopus was made for my friends 20th birthday in July, that we only just had a party for in August. She requested a drawing of an octopus so i surprised her with a plushie.
And this shows the size of the toy a bit better. The octopus was giving my nephew kisses
As with all of my works, if anyone would like a tutorial feel free to ask for one.
This wallet I made for my boyfriend for his birthday a year ago. It's hand and machine embroidered (started with machine embroidering until my machine jammed and pulled my finger under the needle...). The logo was chosen because it's one of his favorite bands. He loves it and still uses it to this day and it is in great condition still.
If anyone would like a tutorial on how it's made (without injury) just let me know
As this is my first time posting my work on Craftster, i'm excited to show everyone a bit of all my favorite things in one project. This baby headband was created from an old tie dyed shirt and a flower i found years ago and had been debating what to do with for a long time. I usually recycle clothes when in need of fabric for projects, to turn into other clothes, purses, headbands, and other various things. The shirt that was used for the band was also used to make peace sign patches for a purse. My favorite thing in art is making things for others that i know they will enjoy, therefore making things for my cousins, nieces and nephews, and friends brings me happiness, as well as them, and my honorary niece who i made this for enjoyed looking at herself with the headband. with out further ado....