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1  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Collage Pumps! on: May 05, 2007 08:06:42 PM
They are SOOO awesome! Did you JUST use mod podge on the outside? I bought canvas sneaks from target, and modpodged on pics, and painted them, and then put mod podge over it, but everything keeps cracking. Sad

Thanks!  Yup, I just used modge-podge.  Mine haven't been cracking, but maybe because I haven't actually worn them.  Or maybe it's the canvas material or the paint that's making it crack?  I don't know much about craft preservation, but maybe there's some kind of sealer you can put over it-I'm planning on making another pair that I can actually wear, so I'll see if it starts to crack once I wear them.  I guess if it does, then it's just from wearing them (yay scientific reasoning!)  Sorry I can't be of more help, but good luck with the shoes!
2  CRAFTING FOR GOOD AND NOT EVIL / Crafty Charitable/Social Causes / Re: List of organizations that need craft supplies on: May 05, 2007 07:51:58 PM
Thanks!  I have so many excess art supplies and I was looking for a charity to give the supplies to-this list is so helpful!
3  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Collage Pumps! on: May 05, 2007 07:42:53 PM
Thanks guys!  I'm so glad you like them!  Yay! :-D  They took about 2 nights to make...it was a bit of an undertaking but the process wasn't hard at all.  I found that music magazines such as Filter and Xlr8 (that's probably spelled wrong lol) have really good graphics and things to modge-podge onto the shoes.  I used a foam brush to modge-podge, but I'm sure anything would work.  Other than that, the fringe was easy-I didn't bother sewing it, I just glued it and it was fine :-). And then I used Gem-tak for the rhinestones on the heels.  My hands had black stuff on them for little while after, but it was worth it :-)  So yeah, it was pretty easy and a lot of fun!  Good luck making a pair if you decide to!
4  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Collage Pumps! on: May 05, 2007 05:11:52 PM
So I bought these shoes in Target and with the help of some music magazines, glue, rhinestones, and some leftover black faux-fur material, I came up with these.  Unfortunately, they're too uncomfortable to wear, but they sure are fun to look at :-p







5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: a TOOL t-shirt is gloriously reborn as a girly hoodie... on: May 05, 2007 05:11:12 PM
Awesome-love it!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Skimpy Red Dress to work skirt (IMG heavy) on: May 05, 2007 05:10:17 PM
It's great, I like it much better than the original :-)
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: tube tops and t-shirts and fabric, OH MY!!! (i got camera happy) on: May 05, 2007 05:08:55 PM
I love them-I really thought the pink one was from Delias!  I also love the blue one.  And don't worry, you look fine in the pics :-).  Great job!
8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: The Best @#&*#@* Backpack Ever on: May 05, 2007 05:06:03 PM
I love it!  The red vinyl is awesome and I like how you added the stars on.  I want one!  :-p
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Unique Light up Purse..batteries please!! on: May 05, 2007 05:04:14 PM
Those are soo cool and so innovative.  I hit This Rocks too!
10  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Patchwork Bag from In Stitches on: May 05, 2007 05:01:40 PM
It's so funky!  I like all the details.  It reminds me of my favorite quilt (but cooler) :-p
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