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Topic: b is for basil, assaulted by bears.. or why i love freezer paper  (Read 4206 times)
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« on: July 07, 2007 11:31:19 PM »

ok, this is my first post in this section, i just learned how to stencil using freezer paper- It's very addictive...

I found this fabric while i was raiding my mum's fabric stash, she wanted me to use this fabric for something, but i'm not really the sort who wants to wear clothing (in this case a skirt) with cute little children around the hemline, to remedy the... quaintness , i stenciled an image from edward gorey's The Gashlycrumb Tinies on the front of the skirt

this is the first one I did, it's john waters strangling a flamingo (though hopefully you can tell that on your own) I'm not especially happy with it, and as you can tell, i was not in an ironing sort of mood when i photographed it-

and last, the lovely marty feldman as Igor in Young Frankenstein- this is also on a skirt, in this case the fabric came from a hideous sheet that we inherited from my grandparents

ok, that's it for now, thanks for looking!

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The mischievous braingels
Down into the endless blue wine
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« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2007 05:21:46 AM »

i like the kids on the fabric! it's really cute
good stencils too Wink

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« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2007 05:33:17 AM »

Good job!  I love Gorey's stuff....

« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2007 10:45:19 AM »

you have such a twisted sense of humor and i love it!

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« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2007 12:53:51 AM »

Leave it to a craftster to stencil logical allusions to Aerosmith and Young Frankenstein on the same article of clothing! The John Waters one rocks too. This cracks me up. I love it. Great job on all the stuff!
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« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2007 06:25:19 AM »

These are awesome!

I especially love the John Waters one.  That's amazing for your first stencil!
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« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2007 10:31:07 AM »

Hi! I'm not sure if I'm the sort who wants to wear clothing with cute children printed on either, but I like it anyway! The details are great! Way to go!
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« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2007 04:12:56 PM »

i LOVE the gashleycrumb tinies.  very cool shirt.

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« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2007 05:49:05 PM »

Kudos for the Gorey shirt. That book is very eerie/amusing, perfect for a t-shirt!

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« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2007 05:54:09 PM »

Wow!!  3 of my favorite things... Edward Gorey, John  Waters, and Young Frankenstein.  Can it get any better?  Great job!!

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