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Topic: Pink corset top (and loveheart hoody) NOW WITH TUTE.  (Read 6298 times)
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i_am_alexia
« on: August 14, 2006 01:22:13 AM »

Ok, so this is my first post - fingers crossed that the pictures load- if not tell me and I'll try and fix it Smiley

So I've wanted a lace up corset type top for AGES and I saw a dress in town that had a laceup thingy similar to this so I decided to give it a go (keep in mind that before this top I'd never sewn before - this was all hand sewn :S).

The photo's don't really do justice to the top - the pink is a really really bright silk material. And my crappy phone camera sucks.

As modelled by my mum's bed..


And my pasty back (It's not my fault!it's winter!)- the material is'nt usually this lumpy either, I was standing funny


And my hoody (which the photo's don't really flatter either)


the cute material


and my crappy sewing haha


Hope you guys like them Smiley Feedback appreciated. If you want a tute for the corsety top I'd be happy to Smiley it was really easy.

And do you guys reckon the corset top would look alright with a patterned material? Something funky like pirates or dinosaurs? Just cos the silk seems too .. "night time" and fancy for me.

EDIT: So I've added a tute for the corsetty type top (like a year after making the top). I hope it's understandable - if not, just ask.


« Last Edit: January 03, 2007 06:33:21 PM by i_am_alexia » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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missy_potaimia
« Reply #1 on: August 14, 2006 02:18:54 AM »

LEXI!

i'd recognise that username and picture ANYWHERE!

AHHHHHH!
long time no see!
haha wow isnt that wierd that we both frequent craftster.

Oooo nice tops. I'll have to keep a look out for them next time Im up in C-town.

i like chicken. (private joke to those who dont get it)

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i_am_alexia
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2006 02:21:15 AM »

Hahaha I'm eating chicken right now lol. I like chicken.

You needa visit more. Buddy.
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missy_potaimia
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2006 02:27:16 AM »

heheh. well ACTUALLY i'm visiting next saturday arvo to thursday.

Mmm chicken. so random.
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i_am_alexia
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2006 02:29:15 AM »

Aw but I'm in Blenheim then!
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missy_potaimia
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2006 02:32:31 AM »

u suck then!
why must you go galavanting around when I am on holiday?
I miss my lexi-poo.   Cry
You'll have to come stay in my flat next year then.
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i_am_alexia
« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2006 02:33:19 AM »

But Dunedin's cold! Brrrrrrrrrrr
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missy_potaimia
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2006 02:36:53 AM »

not THAT cold!

grow some balls, woman!

come in summer then. its actually quite temperate.
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i_am_alexia
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2006 02:39:22 AM »

Noooo! It's cold .. and crap shopping. YOU come stay in MY flat.
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missy_potaimia
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2006 02:41:30 AM »

how about we BOTH come and stay in EACH OTHERS flats?
and perhaps i can teach you some MY crappy handsewing techniques...
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