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1  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Doctor Who Swap Round 2 (sign-up 4/23-5/7; send 6/4) on: April 28, 2010 11:35:29 PM
so excited!!
2  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: Doctor Who Swap Round 2 (sign-up 4/23-5/7; send 6/4) on: April 26, 2010 12:24:21 AM
sent! i can't wait! Cheesy
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: men's button-down turned summer dress...now with tutorial!! on: April 01, 2010 06:01:27 PM
I love this project. I bought a shirt today and keep staring at it, too scared to take the scissors to it...but...I think I just might...fingers crossed!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Gears and Lace on: March 27, 2010 09:00:17 AM
LOVElovelove! Wisted. Smiley
5  Archive of Past Craftster Challenge Entries / CHALLENGE 48 ENTRIES / Re: Muggle Art: The Official Contest Kit (Craftster Little Tiny Challenge entry) on: March 24, 2010 04:22:33 AM
this is incredible! so much detail! and so fun! awesome job Smiley
6  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Prince Themed Fitness Routine Suit *TUT!**NEW PHOTOS!** on: March 23, 2010 03:50:33 AM
amazing!! i also love how detailed your posts always are. Smiley
7  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: OTSTT - One Tiny Star Trek Things Swap - Signups 3/21 - 3/31 - Sendouts 5/1 on: March 21, 2010 11:49:44 PM
kinda want to get in on this but not sure if i can restrict myself to ooooonnneeeeee tiny thing. hmmm. tiny isn't the hard part, ONE thing is! lol. definately putting this on the maybe list tho Smiley
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Comicbook Underbust Corset (more pics pg 3) on: March 21, 2010 12:07:12 AM
i LOVE this!
9  CLOTHING / Shoes: Discussion and Questions / Re: Help! Resizing knee-high boots on: March 04, 2010 11:20:54 PM
Thanks Muria! Now I feel silly because boot covers didn't even occur to me. The gap when I put the boots on is about 1.5-2" so I'll definately try covering up the whole boot, I bet it'll look a lot better than spraypaint too. Smiley
10  CLOTHING / Shoes: Discussion and Questions / Help! Resizing knee-high boots on: March 04, 2010 01:08:25 AM
Ok first of all:

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Faded-Glory-Women-s-Sylvia-Boots/11964356
here are the boots I'm working with. I'm going to post a better picture later but wanted to get this posted before I forgot about it and ran out of time to make changes.

Back story: I'm going to Megacon March 12th as Batgirl. I have numerous Batgirl costumes as I dress up as her almost as often as I do zombies or Triana Orpheus (which is quite often). I was determined to make this year's Batgirl better than any other and still do it 90% handmade. So far my unitard, gloves, and mask have all failed me. I will not give up though!

I'm going to spray paint these boots yellow but here's the issue. I have very muscular calves. Disproportionally so.
I went up 1.5 sizes in the boots and still they're too tight around the widest part of my leg. So in my frustration, I cut open the back
until they would fit and ended up cutting a little less than halfway down.

I'm tempted to just say screw it and leave the gap there but I thought I'd see if any craftster people had a better idea for what to do with the gap. Should I sew a panel of stretchy fabric in there? Really wide elastic maybe? I don't have the right kind of punch to be able to do laces unfortunately but I'm open to any suggestion cuz I'm really stumped.

Thanks in advance! Smiley
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