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: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 297,123
Currently Running With Scissors:
662 Guests and 41 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Flirty skirty overall recon (for the curvy gal) on: May 24, 2008 03:58:47 AM
This was an idea I copied from violentjayne. Only mine is for a much more mature & plump figure. Very comfy to wear!!

From a pair of overalls that were too short in the legs, I cut the legs off right at the crotch saving the pockets. Then took a piece of fabric, sewed it into a tube. Gathered one end & attached to cut overall bottom.


Fun on the beach & the skirt already wet from romping in the ocean. & the bag was also home made by me.


Shaded, but to give a frontal view of creation.


Doesn't that torso look so thin?! ;> The grey shirt is also home made. & now that I'm 40, I get to wear ol' lady hats to protect my face from the sun. Fun!


eta a little sample of skirt fabric.
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Cool purse from cord pants on: December 04, 2007 05:24:16 AM
Here is a bag I made for the Christmas Stocking Swap for The Jenya. I started w/ a scrap of green cordery from my local Goodwill store. The belt is also from Goodwill. I used a pattern for a sling bag for the shell of the purse. The lining is a scrap of flannel & had around the house.



For the inside pocket I used the front pocket from a pair of black cordery pants that were handed down to me from a friend.





And the best part is the bottem of the purse in which I used the back pocket from black cordery pants. I left the tag intact & the pocket is still functional.



Pretty dang cool I think.
3  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects / My version of the mu-mu on: July 25, 2007 10:08:17 PM
This is my version of McCalls 2250. The top part is a scrap of fabric I found at Goodwill & the skirt part is pieced fabric from JoAnns. My favorite dress so far.
4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects / Funky orange shorts on: July 13, 2007 11:52:42 AM
Funky orange shorts & learning to upload photos.
http://i194.photobucket.com/albums/z102/GeeberLaroo/HPIM0196.jpg[/img]]
Pages: [1]


only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Halloween Hair Color Tip
How to Make Your Hair Grow Faster
HAI-SST Blow Dryer Review
The Difference Between Using Gel and Mousse
The Myth of Using Beer as Natural Hair Shine Product
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Fleece Puppy Bed
Matchbox Mania!
Spotlight on: Woodburning

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.