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1  CLOTHING / Costumes: Discussion and Questions / Re: Clay wig? on: June 30, 2011 08:57:21 PM
I'm going to chime in.
I actually recommend model magic or a similar compound.
I made a mask out of it and painted it with acrylic paint. Worked great.

Just make sure you have something to drape it over for support while you make it. Smiley
2  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: tinkerbell dress on: January 18, 2010 10:17:14 PM
If it were me (I'm stubborn)
I would try to overdye it and see if that improved it.
3  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Upcycled sweater boots (w/mini tutorial!) on: January 17, 2010 01:29:20 PM
Hi, all Smiley I'm new to posting, but I have lurked for some time. It really helps my creativity to see some of the things other people have made.

That being said, I still think I'm missing something on this tutorial in regards to the bottom of the boot.

I realize that the bottom of the boot is the bottom of the original shoe. However, in the pictures, we see the sweater sleeve getting glued to *and covering* the bottom of the show. How do I get back to the original shoe bottom? Do I cut off the sweater around the sole of the original shoe once the glue has dried? Am I mistaking what the photo shows and I should really just be gluing the sleeve to the tops of the shoes?

Sorry to be all confused!!



From what I can tell, it is inside out when you glue it, then you turn it right side out afterward.
4  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Upcycled sweater boots (w/mini tutorial!) on: January 08, 2010 04:36:49 PM
Will do. Grin I actually just want something that vaguely resembles boots for medieval events. Not trying to be historically accurate, more fantasy medieval-esque, but I need something comfy and don't care to shell out for good boots at the moment Smiley
5  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Upcycled sweater boots (w/mini tutorial!) on: January 08, 2010 01:32:22 PM
after making these, do you think it would work with fabric that isn't stretchy?
6  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects / Re: Vinyl and Recycled Plastic Strapping (!!) Corset on: October 29, 2009 10:04:27 PM
...I want to see the Giant Cock Corset.
no seriously though, I'm sewing simplicity 9769 and looking at examples Smiley
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Skirt, Bolero, and Tie (moderately pic heavy) on: October 25, 2009 03:27:53 PM
Where did you get that skull fabric? Beautiful.
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: First sewing project: Cinderella corset and skirt on: October 02, 2009 02:25:59 PM
ditto on the sawblade question...also, do you think you could dig up the link for the tutorial?

beautiful outfit Smiley
9  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Chicago's own Blind Mag's costumes on: August 28, 2009 01:18:44 AM
Did you use a pattern for the corset?
10  CLOTHING / Costumes: Discussion and Questions / "Evil" Garb ideas? on: August 22, 2009 01:03:17 AM
I am trying to make renfest/larp type garb for the boyfriend... Accuracy is not important, can be fantasy, vaguely medieval or renaissance style...


His requests:
Looks Evil.
Nothing froofy (no fluffy shirts or lace)
no fabio-esque open chest

I've gone through pattern websites, but I think I need a "look" to work toward. Patterns can be altered to achieve it, I just need a starting point.

Inspire me?

...please?

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