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21  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Dark Alice in Wonderland dress on: August 14, 2011 02:24:54 PM
They are both adorable!!!
Well... I have to go with the first one. The knit fabric stands better when wearing the petticoat. Pity that there's no more left.
22  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Scrap fabric bangle on: August 14, 2011 08:58:34 AM
Here's another idea of using scrap fabrics left from other projects!

I can't even remember why I bought this transparent plastic bangle a few years ago! Maybe I found it at a bargain price or something, but now I find it really ugly. So I knew I had to do something with it!


I had this beautiful floral patterned fabric left from a skirt I shortened. The piece had some buttons, which I took off, and was to to three long parts. Ι folded the sides and ironed them, because I didn't want any loose ends. You can see the top piece still has the pins. In some cases, for security, I also glued the folded sides.


I saw that many prefer to use ribbons. This surly takes out all that trouble of "hemming" the fabric, but my main purpose of doing this is using all those scraps that fill my drawers! So, the process onwards is quite standard. Wrap the fabric around the bangle till the end securing it with glue from time to time. (Don't you love that craftster quote saying "Made with love. And glue. Lots of glue!")


By the way, if you don't have a bangle, or you don't want to waste one, you can make one on your own using lol-lol 's tutorial http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=123500.0
Here's the final project!


Thanks for looking!
23  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Ribbon covered bangles on: August 14, 2011 08:30:04 AM
haha sweet Cheesy
I have finished a same project just this morning!
24  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Beads: Completed Projects / Re: Thread Earrings on: August 14, 2011 01:39:58 AM
Nice Cheesy the beads look like a  good alternative!
25  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Upcycled: Bulk sized aluminum cans into....pendant lamps??? on: August 10, 2011 06:09:05 AM
sweet! wish a know about this a couple of years ago when I first moved to an empty house with not a single ceiling lamp!
26  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: My New Blue Pleated Dress. on: August 10, 2011 05:57:25 AM
very niiiiice Wink
the colors give an urban-sailor-ish character!
27  COOKING / Dessert / Re: Vagina Cupcakes NSFW on: August 08, 2011 06:26:15 AM
lolololol Cheesy these left me speechless for a few moments!
I'm sure you'll get the same reaction from your friend too!
28  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Re: Little Fabric Flower - use it everywhere! (+ sorta tutorial) on: August 07, 2011 09:13:44 AM
thank you lola ^^

Here's some action pictures too as rings!



I especially like how the red one came out. I used a nylon ribbon which was much easier to handle than other fabrics and made stable corners simulating the flower's petals.

29  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: T-Shirt to Corset on: August 07, 2011 04:08:55 AM
haha Cheesy that's so true!
30  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / Re: nail polish on: August 07, 2011 04:07:02 AM
great! thanks a lot!
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