A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 296,729
Currently Running With Scissors:
607 Guests and 20 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  Funky Swearshirt Wrap Dress in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by Gangsta_Vegan on: October 15, 2006 03:12:17 PM
Hey Everybody...

Its been awhile since I posted, so I couldnt wait to share this.  

I have always absoultely loved heather grey fleece sweatshirts . Don't know why... but I have  Smiley  I almost died when I found some sweatshirt material for dirt cheap at a local store here in Portland called S.C.R.A.P.  I am currently also obsessed with wrap dresses...so i thought wouldn't  it be funky to combine the two?

And the Sweatshirt Wrap Dress was born   Smiley  I didn't use a pattern and it was fairly easy to make ...except for the binding which took entirely too long.  But all in all,   I am very pleased with the results.   Can't wait to wear it with a long sleeve tee, tights and a pair of boots.

So whatcha think?

P.S.  Don't pay any attention to the way I look in the pictures...it was taken really late at nite.

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c65/superfoxymama25/100_3465.jpg

Here's another view:

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c65/superfoxymama25/100_3471-1.jpg

Update: So here's a pic of me actually wearing it...looks a lot less like pajamas lol  Wink

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
2  Re: Gangsta Vegan in the House!!...My First Post! Short-shorts from pants...;D in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Gangsta_Vegan on: July 16, 2006 03:29:42 PM
Thank you!  It was so easy I plan to make more.  This time I think I'll thrift some menswear pants and attempt to do my own version of the Johnson shorts that I just love!!  

Here's a picture:

Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
3  Gangsta Vegan in the House!!...My First Post! Short-shorts from pants...;D in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Gangsta_Vegan on: July 16, 2006 03:04:04 PM
Ok so I know this a pretty easy Re-con but they turned out so cute, that I was dying to post them! Plus, I figure this will push me to stop lurking and actually join in all the Craftster fun  Smiley

Yesterday after not wearing shorts for a few years, I decided (2 hrs before my date!) that I needed a pair of nice ( keyword: not  hoochie mama) shorts to wear out to dinner.

The shorts started out as pair of pants that I bought a year or so ago for $4.99 @ Target.  The fit was horrible, so they have just been hanging in the closet while I waited for the right use for them to come along.



I chopped off the legs (almost forgot a before pic), made cuffs, secured the cuffs at the seams and topstiched the cuffs at both of the edges...and Voila!  Classy short-shorts!



Here I am modeling them:

[/b]

Thanks for looking!!!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Curl Your Hair with a Clipless Curling Iron
How to Repair Damaged Hair Strands
How to Avoid Dry Hair
How to Grow Long, Healthy Hair
7 Fresh Ways to Style a Ponytail
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.