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Fudgegirl
« on: August 26, 2006 10:07:49 PM »

hey everybody (sorry about blowing my own trumpet with the title, but i'm very proud  Wink)
this is my first ever cuff. i made it from some leather which used to be a handbag, and  the metal is part of a soft-drink can. um... what else can i say? here 'tis:

and this is me wearing it:

and this is a part which i hurt myself making... the back
okay okay, you're probably thinking 'so what?' but i was very proud of myself for doing a neat job with the press-studs, (not for hurtng myself) and i uh, was using a very sharp needle, and i uh, accidentally got the back end, the eye part, well i got that in my thumb... and i mean in! it hit the bone...... Tongue oops
now, sorry for grossing you all out, but can you please post some feedback? btw, the metal doesntlook as bad in real life as it does in the photos. Thanks,  Grin
please.... post feedback. good or bad, i still love you Undecided
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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2006 02:27:08 PM »

OW that sounds extremely painful, but i really like the finished product. i'm not one to wear cuffs much, but i still really really like the design you put on it. nice job Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2006 11:31:33 PM »

 woot... one relply Cry
but thanks  Grin i saw that swilry thing on a building in the CBD of my city, and i thought it was interesting. i took a photo of it, messed around with photo shop on it, printed it out, modified it a bit from the original, traced it onto tracing paper, put the tracing paper on top of the cuff, hand sewed the outline of it, marked the outline in more detail with a sharpie, then cut it out.  Smiley i have too much time.
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« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2006 09:18:20 AM »

it's cool. also I love the subtle rocknroll horns you're making in the first pic  Wink.
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« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2006 11:47:03 AM »

you did awesome. At least you only have one injury I know I would have poked every finger. lol. I even wear a thimble while hand sewing easy stuff. Just in case.
Great work and horray!
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2006 02:28:23 AM »

hey thats awesome Fudgegirl! i own a lot of cuffs, and your is up there with the prettiest of them Smiley

i too have felt the pain of an evil needle 'eye ending' into my thumb. ouchies.
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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2006 07:53:46 PM »

that's awsome. i want one.
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« Reply #7 on: November 23, 2006 11:36:25 AM »

I love it!!! I'm surprised your cuff hasn't gotten any more recognition than it has. I love the design of it and it obviously took a lot of work and more than a little pain to make it *eek*
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« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2006 01:36:35 PM »

Ooh, nifty!  Grin
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« Reply #9 on: November 25, 2006 02:43:18 PM »

what a unique idea!! i totally love cuffs and this rocks!! and its made out of leather! not surprised you hurt urself hehe.....grossed me out Tongue

i love the ones people make with lace and buttons

alas i only have the patience to admire and not actually sit down and make hehe!!

so well done!! you deserve a big pat on the back for making such a fab cuff! Cheesy
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