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: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 296,608
Currently Running With Scissors:
709 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: My favorite new dress  (Read 1887 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
giggleycraft
I'm normal.... it's the rest of the world that's insane.
Offline Offline

Posts: 911
Joined: 09-Apr-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: August 03, 2007 04:41:20 PM »

I wanted a sundress, so I made one.  It's a shirred top and a circle skirt.  I bought the fabric ages ago just because I loved it, and had it waiting for the perfect project.  I'll have to take a pic sometime of the dress without the cello in the way, but This is one of the few pics I have of the dress so far (all with cello in the way of the dress)

THIS ROCKS   Logged

peanuthedestroyer
Offline Offline

Posts: 39
Joined: 15-Oct-2006

Let's just try not to fall over in our shoes


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2007 05:13:30 PM »

Thats a really pretty dress!(the fabric is super cool!) *I play the cello too*
THIS ROCKS   Logged
violentjayne
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 4543
Joined: 02-May-2006


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2007 06:22:28 PM »

cool dress ! the fabric looks awesome
THIS ROCKS   Logged

CraftingHands101
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2007 07:46:16 PM »

First of all, I like the fabric you used for the dress! Great job! Secondly..AWESOME CELLO!!!! I play the violin~ Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My imagination runs wild...while my crafting skills fall asleep....

♥~♥~♥~♥~♥
jenna rose
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2007 08:01:19 PM »

i'm digging the fabric! will be nice to see a full length shot of it.

that cello....  Shocked holy shit it rules! i used to play forever ago and wish i'd never stopped.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
BubbaGum
Offline Offline

Posts: 89
Joined: 28-Jun-2004

Teeny Little Super Guy


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2007 10:09:29 PM »

i played the cello. and they made us wear skirts to orchestra concerts. not a circle skirt+cello=hazard
so i had to play it side saddle. it was uncomfortable.
i really love the dress. it has the right amount of skirt to play the cello. afterall, it's not THAT kind of show!  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged
giggleycraft
I'm normal.... it's the rest of the world that's insane.
Offline Offline

Posts: 911
Joined: 09-Apr-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2007 04:06:15 AM »

Thanks everyone.  The cello is an electric cello I bought on ebay.  I was surprized at what good tone it had.  I've been trying to make more cool skirts to play cello in, cause most store bought skirts + cello = indecent exposure.  I'll get a full length photo after I wash it.  Our old orchestra had kilts as part of the uniform in high school; it wasn't bad becauswe they were long enough to cover up.  It's funny, I have no problem rehearsing in pants, but it just feels wrong to wear pants while performing. 


I played 2 shows with the band on Thursday, so it needs to be washed before I put it on again, even for photos Smiley.  If you want to see more action shots, there are a bunch of pictures now on the band's myspace http://myspace.com/penny_blacks

I did 12 rows of shirring on the top of 2 rectangles, sewed then together then measured the botom of the tube.  I used that measurement to make a circle skirt, and sewed them together.  Then since I'm lazy, used bias tape to do the hem. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Prepare Traditional Mardi Gras Food
Make Ahead Gravy
Open-Faced Hot Turkey Sammys
How to Use Up Leftover Turkey
Shortcuts for Easy Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes
Latest Blog Articles
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Fabric and Felt Bird Ornament

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.