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Topic: Skulls 'n Roses Blouse (several pics)  (Read 3170 times)
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« on: March 29, 2007 08:49:03 PM »

My latest project!  Just finished it up this evening (after three fairly grueling afternoons and evenings with it) but I love love LOVE it!  It's my Halloween/Goth Concert/Pirate blouse!

I used New Look pattern 6647, view D.  I fell in love with the fabric at JoAnn's, and it was on sale that day, so a couple yards came home with me.  Oh, and the buttons were actually little charms on pony tail holders that I bought at the dollar store.  It took a little modification to get them to be buttons, but I couldn't resist.

Completed blouse.

Kinda side view.  I have no head.

Puffy sleeve - bias tape neck edging.

Close up of buttons!  I have two skulls, two hearts, and two roses that say "Love" under them.  The mad zig-zagging was due to me ripping through the facing at the bottom edge while trying to open a buttonhole.  I ended up doing "detail" work so the huge gash wouldn't show.  You can hardly see it now.

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« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2007 08:54:29 PM »

LOVE IT!! Was the pattern hard? I would love to find a few easyish blouse patterns to make up in all those crazy cool prints.
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« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2007 09:24:01 PM »

Wonderful! I too am in love with that fabric! It's so pretty and looks great on you!

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« Reply #3 on: March 29, 2007 09:48:02 PM »

Pretty, yet badass at the same time  Cheesy Very nice!!!

« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2007 11:24:54 PM »

I LOVE that fabric, I really need to get myself something with skulls on it.
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« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2007 08:47:07 AM »

That is SO CUTE! The pattern itself is cute, but the fabric with the pattern makes it even cuter.

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« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2007 08:49:40 AM »

I love it!  I have a similar fabric but with pink!  That is really cute!

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« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2007 11:08:27 AM »

That is sweet! And the buttons are brilliant.
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« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2007 11:50:26 AM »

Um hello, LOVE IT! Very flattering design! ... I bought the bolt of that stuff the last time I saw it. I LOVE Alexander Henry prints!!

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« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2007 01:04:22 PM »

That is gorgeous. My mouth dropped
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