A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 307,862
Currently Running With Scissors:
525 Guests and 18 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop
  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  Re: a hair story in Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects by artistic_lunacy on: July 16, 2005 08:20:05 PM
It's super super low maintenance. It pulled at my scalp a bit for the first day, but now its fine.
The annoying part is people touching/pulling/playing with my hair. Especially ones I don't know. It's fun though.
Here is a picture with the colours... me with my band (insert ad telling you to check out our low-fi one-track recordings at www.myspace.com/pussinb0ndage)

I'm, obviously, the one with the red hair...
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
2  a hair story in Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects by artistic_lunacy on: July 05, 2005 10:05:01 PM
I did my hair in yarn extensions.
I had a friend braid my hair into tiny little braids.
Then, she used a darning needle to poke yarn (3 pieces) through the top, and folded them over, so each braid is like a chunk of braided hair and 6 pieces of yarn....
She braided that, and knotted the yarn.
I waaaay underestimated on the time it would take. My hair is quite long normally, and there is a lot of it, and the entrie thing took about two days, includsing an all-nighter, but really, once you are half-finnished, you arn't about to stop.
Now I don't have to brush my hair for a month.
Here are some pictures I took with my webcam, but due to something funny with the lighting, the colours didn't show up at all. The braids are bright briight red, yellow, orange and pink...

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
3  Big shirt and I had to go do long sleeves at the beggining of summer in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by artistic_lunacy on: May 13, 2005 11:02:46 PM
So, I had this big oversized shirt...

and of course I just had to change it around and make...

But then I asked myself why I am making long flannel sleeves at the beginning of summer.

So, I got some requests for a tutorial...
I kinda did things in a weird order, so it might be tough, but I'll try my darndest.

1. I ripped the sleeves off the original shirt with a stitch ripper. This is a little time consuming, but it let me use the old sleeves for the cuffs on the new shirt (I'm not sure if that shows up in the picture or not)

2. I used a shirt that fits me really well to help me modify the sides of the shirt.

3. I cut sleeves out of the plaid fabric. I used a pattern I have for another shirt for this. ( I also attached the old sleeves as cuffs at this point.)

4. I stitched those sleeves up, and then onto the shirt body

5. I stitched up the sides of the shirt

6. I stitched up the armpits by hand. I hate armpits.

7. I drew the neckline I wanted in chalk, and then cut it out.

8. Oh, and hemming, of course

I used a serger for the whole thing. I also did most of it in the wee hours of the morning. I hope the steps I wrote out are coherent, but feel free to ask if you have any questions. Mostly I just held it up to myself to figure out what worked and what didn't.
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Happy Little Tooth
Life is a Fairy Tale
Meatless Monday: VeGerman Salami

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.