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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Double-Breasted Box Jacket <3 on: December 22, 2006 02:23:51 PM
Thank you!

The skirt-dress idea was something I came up with a couple years ago.

I was exploring for new clothes in my mommy's closet, and after finding some fabulous skirts, I retired to my room to see what I could do with them.

They were way to long for my taste, and so I tried lifting the waist higher and higher until I finally realized the armpit level created the perfect dress.

Thank God for my mommy's ultra long skirts. <3
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Now it's a asymmetrical dress. on: August 20, 2006 04:04:36 PM
What creativity you have for making the straps so unique. :]

And I love the rosette (who doesn't?) even if I can't see it.

I love thrift stores too.  They are the food of the crafters' souls. 
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: appliqued bird blazer on: August 20, 2006 03:48:51 PM
Ooh this is wonderful.

Great job on the recon.

And I absolutely adore the birds.

I love this!

4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Childhood roots with a flirty twist on: August 08, 2006 05:35:07 PM
so cute. i love it.
5  CLOTHING / Designer Clothing Homage / Re: did i pull it off? on: August 08, 2006 01:48:12 PM
yes, yes indeed. you did pull it off.

i love the dress, the colors, and the straps.

you did a wonderful job. <3

6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Nautical-like vest of pearls! on: August 08, 2006 01:15:47 PM
thank you so much everyone for all your comments. all of you have made my day!

how much did you pay for it?

to TAddictedAngelT, i payed about 5 dollars at goodwill for the original dress. somewhat more than i would have liked, but im pleased with the end result so im not complaining. :]

wow that is a great re-con!  Also the way you pieced it with the victorian looking blouse underneath and the mini....such a great outfit.  It makes it chic and elegant and vintagey looking while the mini keeps it from being frumpy in anyway.  Excellent work.

why thank you. i am flattered and my fashion sense is too. :]
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Goodwill, home of the worlds compfiest shirts on: August 03, 2006 05:27:58 PM
ah!

i love the comfiness (i could only imagine, bcos i cant really feel it over the net Grin), and the way it fits you.

good job on the recon!

and lots of goodwill love. :]
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: From sheet to fabulous 50s halter dress! on: August 03, 2006 05:23:47 PM
oh my!

this is incredible. and i agree with Maronne. youre too talented. :]

great job on the dress!

i love the design and goodwill fabric. (goodwill love!)

and it looks like you had fun taking those pictures. :] i would.
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Nautical-like vest of pearls! on: August 03, 2006 05:17:34 PM
thank you for the comments!

actually, i forgot to say that the original was actually a dress with one honking slit up the middle. if you couldnt already tell.

and if you notice in the picture, theres a set of dangling pearl ornaments from the left breast. there was another set on the other side, but i took the picture halfway through the process of taking the ornaments off (bcos i didnt really like them.. reminded me of a similar old, itchy dress my mom used to make me wear back in the day :] ha)

but again, thanks for all the comments! :]
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: sunsets and stairwells on: August 03, 2006 03:06:17 PM
love the dress, love the booties, and love you!

wonderful job on a thrift store find. :] arent they fun to operate on?
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