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1  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Alice In Wonderland Swap? on: October 11, 2010 03:24:38 PM
Forgive me if this has already been suggested/done recently.. Just think it would be fun =)
2  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Gibbous inspired LACE dress/fairy costume (picture heavy!) on: July 14, 2010 08:04:39 PM
Thankyou so much guys!

Lovesclutter - the wings are sooo easy to make! You just take coathangers (I used two white plastic covered wire ones, and bended them together. Then you just drape fabric over it and hotglue! Then wrap fabric around the center to cover the seam! I draped three different fabrics I think?

R.Forslund - I'm not sure to be honest. I've just always known about the one in colorado. I would try googling "ren fairs in *insert your state here*", and then go from there, googling states that might be close to you. They're pretty amazing, ours is only about 40 minutes away and so much fun =)

I put up new photos! Couldn't be bothered to wear it because it seriously takes me 20 minutes + my sister to get into it because of the lacing at the back, so it's on my dress form instead xD
3  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Gibbous inspired LACE dress/fairy costume (picture heavy!) on: July 13, 2010 02:24:00 PM
So, I was super inspired by all the gibbous stuff here, and wanted to try it out for myself!

One week and a lot of scraps later I came up with this dress. The photos i have are all from when I wore it to the renaissance festival as a fairy costume so they are terrrribad, but I'll try to get some nicer photo's on wednesday when I go back to my mums house!

Edit: New photos! They're on my (BRAND NEW IT JUST CAME THIS MORNING!! AND ALSO RED!!) dress form, because it takes me, quite literally, 20 minutes and my sister to get into this dress xD



Front



Side



Back (The straps turn into the lacing for the corseting, and there's a BIG LACE BOW to cover my bra!



Skirt and Bust Detail



The bust has tons of different fabrics sewn onto it, including lace and little flowers i cut out. It's also got hand beading on it =)




Photos of it in action at the Renaissance Fair:

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs190.snc4/37830_409427998174_697668174_4597756_6656212_n.jpg

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash2/hs090.ash2/37833_409426318174_697668174_4597724_5366762_n.jpg

My sister, mum, and mum's boyfriend also made/ rented in the dread pirate robert's case, their costumes xD

kinda bust detail:

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs160.snc4/37326_409427243174_697668174_4597747_7107754_n.jpg

I promise I'll get some nicer photos up asap, but i'm so excited to share this I just couldn't wait!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Ophelia 'Wearable Art' Dress (Image heavy!) on: July 08, 2010 03:30:26 PM
Haha thankyou all so so much!

I actually did get an A on it, so that was really nice =) (though i think it helped that my teacher really liked me xD I was one of those annoying ones that came early and stayed late and always answered questions bahahaha. Probably the only reason I was able to get away with this as a "cloth of honor"!)

@Prl.amy

I didn't know who Emilie Autumn was, so I googled her. she looks so cool! I loveeee her style!
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Hey, it's a week and a half before prom...I'll make my dress!! on: July 08, 2010 03:09:57 PM
This is gorgeous! i am sooooo jealous of the bust fitting! I can't fit busts to save my life, especially in a corset type setting! I just don't know how to do it!

Seriously, beautiful, i love the non-traditional fabrics =) Good job!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Ophelia 'Wearable Art' Dress (Pics!) on: July 04, 2010 12:04:31 PM
Aww thankyou! <33 And your English is lovely!
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: "i've got a brandnew pair of rollerskates" heart print pinafore! **TUTE page 1** on: July 04, 2010 12:02:46 PM
Aww this is super cute! I love pinafores!
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Free People knock off top on: July 04, 2010 11:57:15 AM
Yours looks so good! It's so cute and creative, I love it!
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Men's Dress Shirt turned girly! on: July 04, 2010 11:52:39 AM
Oh this is so so super cute! I have a ton of my dads old dress shirts, but shirring scares me!
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Prom Dress to Wedding Gown on: July 04, 2010 11:18:39 AM
Oh my gosh this looks so so pretty =) You did such a great job, and you look simply radient!
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