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1  Re: Cut Up T-Shirt: 3 Columns on Back with Weaving and Bows in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by BoxesOfCats on: May 29, 2014 05:34:35 PM
I loved this, and watched some of your youtube videos. I decided to give it a try. . .

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2  I needed a bookbag. He had an old camo jacket. in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by BoxesOfCats on: May 25, 2014 02:23:21 PM

Outside front

Under front flap, more pockets. I've been meaning to line the flap, but haven't gotten around to it.

Wearing it.  Smiley
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3  Re: Show off your hair! in Bath and Beauty: Discussion and Questions by BoxesOfCats on: September 17, 2005 04:11:58 PM
Is this thread still going on? Well, here's my hair if anyone's interested. Sorry about the big pictures.

A couple days after the first time I dyed it blue: (Sorry about the weird lighting)

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4  Blame The TV (pics are fixed) in Stenciling: Completed Projects by BoxesOfCats on: August 28, 2005 11:20:23 PM
I absolutely love the design "Blame the tv" from threadless.com, and when I saw it made into a stencil on freewebs.com/stencily I knew I must do it. Here's how it turned out:

It took forever to cut out, but it was well worth it. I think I'm in love with this shirt.  Cheesy
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5  Men's Coat to Messenger Bag in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by BoxesOfCats on: August 27, 2005 06:57:28 PM
It went from this:

to this:

And it's reversable, so this is it reversed:

And me wearing it:

It's made out of wool, and the lining/reversed side is cotton. The outside is a herringbone pattern (it kind of looks just grey because the pattern is so small) and the lining is pinstriped on the flap and sides and bottom, and the sides are plain black. There are two pockets on the inside/pinstripe side and one under the flap on the wool side. It took forever to make, but I love love love it. What do you think? The pictures are kind of bad quality. heh. I used this as a guide.

Sorry. Pictures are fixed.
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6  Too many clothes, not enough ideas. (lot's of pictures) in Clothing: Discussion and Questions by BoxesOfCats on: August 13, 2005 04:32:05 PM
I have a ton of old clothes that I decided I should reconstruct in some way. The problem is that I don't know what to do with them. I am asking you to lend me your creative genius. What should I do with these?

I made this shirt. It needs a stencil or something. Or is it good as it is?

Pants that have wonderful stripes but are too small.

Hideous pants that were my mom's but got a hole in them.

A cute pinstriped dress that is too small. I'd make it into a skirt, but I don't wear skirts that much.

A black shirt that fits okay but is plain. It also has sleeve details, but I always wear a jacket, so that wouldn't be any good.

Too small

Way too small, and the side seams are all twisted. I didn't realize it was defective when I bought it.


Plain. Dark blue


I apologize for the abundance of photos, and the bad quality.
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7  3 shirts in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by BoxesOfCats on: August 06, 2005 07:06:17 PM
This is a combination of a stripey tank top and a black t-shirt. I stenciled on the cassete tape and stuff.

This is from the back of a paisley button-up shirt and a plain white t-shirt. I don't really like this one much...

Close-up of the paisley

I resized this and added buttons around the neckline and stenciled the robot

Close-up of the robot

That's all...
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8  6 Shirts I've done. (image heavy) in Stenciling: Completed Projects by BoxesOfCats on: July 25, 2005 02:09:20 AM
Okay so I'm pretty new here. Been lurking for a while and I've really been going crazy with the senciling. I've also done some reconstructions and stuff too. So...yeah. Pictures!

The front of a shirt that I made from scratch. No pattern, not reconstructed. I just had this cute fabric with strawberries on it, and I knew I had to make something out of it:

A close up of the stenciled strawberry on the front (I don't know why it looks green. heh.) :

The back. I guess you could turn it around and wear it with this being the front. What do you think? :

A green tank top that I stenciled. Sorry for the bad quality picture:

Close up of the stencil. The color is off. :

Reconstructed and stenciled:

Reconstructed. (Aaah. Please don't kill me for posting a reconstruction in the stenciling forum.) :

Me wearing a reconstructed and stenciled Blindside shirt:

The floor wearing it:

Close-Up of the design and lace. It says "Blindside" in case you couldn't read it:

Blood Brothers Shirt. Just stenciled:

Close-Up of:

Different close-up:

Okay. wow. That was a lot. Opinions?

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