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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: The Classic 50's Housewife, Twisted (IMG GALORE) on: December 19, 2010 02:26:54 PM
Love them! I see button-ups in a whole new light now!
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Leather jacket becomes steampunk halter! on: August 26, 2010 09:53:18 PM
ooo i love this!!
i like that you used a leather jacket too- very brave Tongue
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Volumptuous Horses & Cable Lines.. in a geometric love dance. on: August 16, 2010 10:36:09 PM


heres a shirt i made the other day for a girlfriend Smiley
she basically handed me these shirts and said... just do what you do..
so i did..

before:
plain gray shirt + AA funny graphic tee


after:



she did say she wanted the horses in a L shape and some on the back, so i did that.
then i cut out the other horses and just placed them wherever i thought looked fun. (one of them is upside down Tongue)
i also cut slits across the neck of the shirt and one of the sleeves.. it needed more skin Wink

i also took some black fabric i had lying around and cut them into long strips and sewed the strips on to make a nice graffic pattern.
a lot of what i've sewn this summer has been very geometric and i guess that still stands Tongue it was hard for me to stick with the t-shirt form. i was soo tempted to do a tank/ 1shoulder but i dont have a modelllllllllllll.

I dont know.. at first i didnt really like it, but the more i look at it, the more im okay with it.... what do you guys think?



4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Camo Skirt.. pt. 2!! eXposed seams, pockets and a bow :) on: June 25, 2010 08:41:08 PM
BTW, how did you make the bow?

After you've pieced together the skirt, the bow should be one of the last things you do (besides waistband)
Hope this helps:  Smiley
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Camo Skirt.. pt. 2!! eXposed seams, pockets and a bow :) on: June 25, 2010 09:37:54 AM
I love this!  So many of the pants-to-skirt recons just turn the crotch sideways and make it obvious it used to be pants.  This is just an adorable design that looks like it was meant to be a skirt.  I love the pocket and bow.  I wish I had a serger.  The exposed seams are just adorable.  Great job! 

Thank you! Kiss
I got lucky, the serger was a graduation present from my parents. If you ever see a serger sale, definitely pick one up they're amazing!! But I imagine you can still get a similar effect with the zig zag stitch on a normal sewing machine. Smiley 
6  CLOTHING / Designer Clothing Homage / Re: Anna Sui Heart detail Skirt on: June 24, 2010 06:05:33 PM
ooooooo!! nice job soorawn!!

i think i'm going to have to try this as well!!
...maybe with a stretch cotton though- zippers aren't too friendly with me Wink
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Camo Skirt.. pt. 2!! eXposed seams, pockets and a bow :) on: June 24, 2010 02:55:20 PM
Last summer I made a camo skirt from my sister's pants. (seen here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=308873.0)
THIS summer; my sister doesn't have any camo pants for me to rip up so I went to Value Village and bought one for $2.99 !! Smiley

I made them pretty similar, but this time, the front pocket is actually functional  Smiley

BEFORE:   (pic taken halfway through cutting, lol. I got too excited Wink)


AFTER:




I basically took the pants apart at the seams, then cut out the pockets I wanted to use.
Then cut the pants into strips vertically, and from then, selectively cutting squares and serging them back together. Then I took some black stretch cotton, sewed a tube, folded it in half and pined, sewed it across the top. I kept the bottom hem of the pants intact so that I could use them for the bottom of the skirt. Smiley

Please give me your thoughts and any criticism Smiley
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Blue Houndstooth, bow, lacey goodness ! on: June 24, 2010 02:40:12 PM
The skirt is really well done and cute! Cheesy But that shirt is absolutely gorgeous, I love the choice of fabrics and I would definitely want a bow like that on my clothes.

Cheesy Thank you!! I looooooooooooo0o0ooove bows and I like to add them in whenever I can ahaha. This is my favourite colour palette so far- blue and brown and beige  Cheesy Cheesy
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Blue Houndstooth, bow, lacey goodness ! on: June 20, 2010 10:28:42 PM
For some reason, I have random sewing sprees.
and then make nothing for months at a time. =_=!!

This was made mostly from scratch, but the beige meshy fabric is straight off a shirt i never wore (it was too tight on the arms, so i chopped 'em off)  Grin I still have the body of the shirt, but that's a whole nother project.  Wink
Then I made a simple tube top out of the brown fabric and blue hounds tooth i am INLOVE WITH.
Then I put 'em together.
Took some lace. Tied a bow. Sewed that baby down.





..I actually made the skirt as well, but from scratch..
But if anyone cares, I made a tube for the waist-part and a strip of fabric about 1.5 x the length of your waistband part. Pin, sew.  Smiley

I love this shirt- it's gotta be one of my fav things I've ever made. It's sailor-ish but school girl.. but with a tad of lolita...  Roll Eyes    


thoughts?  
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / The Swap Gallery / Re: Dinosaur Swap Rd 2 on: April 01, 2010 09:20:14 AM
i finally received my package from pumkpinbear!!!

In the box was a drawing from her little ones, a cool dino button, and 2 notebooks with blank pages with dino tracings on the cover! She also included the softest dino quilt ever! theres a lot of dino fabric used, and i think she even upcycled some old t-shirts in there! i can tell it took a lot of time, theres a lot of little rectangular pieces:)
Thanks so much pumpkinbear!! the blank notebooks are perfect as pocket sketchbooks Smiley



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