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Retro_Bambi
« on: October 14, 2007 05:40:33 AM »

I bought a fairtrade tee from Topshop that I was never going to wear. So after doing a japanese influenced project at art college, inspiration struck me!



There's 18 flowers in total, all individually handpainted with acrylic and textile medium, and three sequins individually stitched in the centre of each. It took a while to do, but I'm really pleased with how it came out Smiley Sorry for the blurry picture, I'll post some of the detail when I can find my camera!
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goofipinay
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2007 06:50:34 AM »

wow, how long it it take you?
I would've put like 3 and quit..haha
but I love it =] I would def. wear it around proudly

do the flowers go around the back?
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Retro_Bambi
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2007 06:58:18 AM »

wow, how long it it take you?
I would've put like 3 and quit..haha
but I love it =] I would def. wear it around proudly

do the flowers go around the back?

Thankyou! Altogther it took around 4 hours, which wasn't as long as I thought it'd take.
The flowers don't go around the back, but I'm thinking of putting a small cluster on a bottom corner of the back?
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littlebluegirl
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2007 06:59:31 AM »

I would so wear that! 
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catastrafi
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2007 01:37:11 PM »

wow, total thumbs up for going fair-trade too!
YAY! Grin
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goofipinay
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2007 03:38:13 PM »

a small cluster would look nice
as long as it doesn't look over-done, you know?

or maybe (since I see it curves to the right at the bottom) you could..go all the way around the bottom? (around your waist?) I dunno exactly how it'd look though..
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Emcat525
« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2007 05:13:53 PM »

That is so pretty! I love it!
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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2007 07:14:03 PM »

oh, i absolutely love it! haha, like someone else said, i'd probably only get through a few of flowers before giving up.
and i think the little cluster in the back would be very neat.
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« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2007 11:41:38 PM »

That looks so great - the colours of the lilies look great with the top colour. Congratulations on making something a bit boring look awesome!
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