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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / the day I made shorts on: April 12, 2009 05:24:27 PM
Being sick for the past four days, I decided today was the day I was going to get out of bed and finally make the shorts I've been wanting to make for a month. I've been sewing for a long time, but I had never made a pair of pants from scratch, so I really wanted to try it.
At first I had decided to make it with a front zipper, but couldnt quite figure it out (maybe it was the cold) and couldnt find a tutorial for that either, so i decided to change the whole design I had imagined and make it with buttons.


this was the sketch


close up of fabric


my lovely boyfriend as I modeled the shorts for him, while making them hehe


choosing the buttons


the front


the back


the final product!

tah dah!

XD

oh can someone help me wih something?
I want to know how are these called in english

since english is not my first language and I know they're not pleats or pintucks. (if i only knew how these are called in spanish I would look it up in the dictionary, but I have no idea either!!:P)
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / little black vest on: January 23, 2009 02:02:47 PM


what is black on the outside and pink on the inside?

my vest!
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Black jacket / Big collar on: January 05, 2009 07:33:33 PM
So I needed a jacket to wear over my new blue dress for a very important party/celebration and of course I decided to make it myself.

Making the collar was a litlle tricky but still got it perfect in the end Smiley


heres the jacket in the making



Final product


Showing off the purple button
I only had purple, but it was kinda hidden anyways


Weird shot of me wearing it




4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Flowery top out of a mens overzised t-shirt on: December 16, 2008 01:24:39 PM
I made this top out of an extra large mens t-shirt I bought at a discount store for 1.99
Fitted it and added the white flowery jersey, which I think made it look awesome

 Grin



The t-shirt looks black on this picture, but its actually navy blue.
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Small / Short jacket on: December 11, 2008 08:42:33 AM
I made this a long time ago (2006)
sorry for the crappy picture, please ignore the mess in the background (and the orange hair I had back then)
I didn't use a pattern, just based the design on an old blazer I have.
I just love it (I'm wearing it right now)  Wink
The fabric is blue with tiny lime green flowers. Also added lime green buttons

6  HOME SWEET HOME / Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects / Stenciled tank top for my dog on: December 10, 2008 12:33:37 PM
Yes, my dogs name is Hawk.
He doesnt wear it that much anymore since its almost summer and its really hot.



7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Edwardian Style Shirt on: December 10, 2008 12:12:42 PM
I wanted to make an Edwardian style, but modern black shirt with puffy sleeves.
Here are my sketches:



Here is the final product. (pardon the "orangeness" of my skin, its my camera's flash... its weird Huh)

8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / White and cherry pink laptop sleeve on: December 10, 2008 12:08:50 PM
Custom made laptop sleeve for a friend's macbook.
White vinyl and cherry printed pink cotton fabric.


9  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Stenciled Tank Tops on: December 09, 2008 12:04:14 PM
Not sure if this one goes here... Huh
I bought this three Mossimo tank tops for like a dollar at a discount store and decided to give them some life!


This color combination turned out kind of crappy  Undecided




this one is the Opeth logo in case you didnt know (my favorite band)

 Cool
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / High waisted/sailorish jean skirt on: December 09, 2008 11:47:25 AM
 Hello!
I made this skirt with scraps of jean fabric I had lying around at home, and some big red buttons I bought at a discount store
Grin



with another top...
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