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kayray
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2004 01:46:42 PM »

Oh.  My.  God.  Don't come to my neighborhood or I will RIP them off your body and run away with them!  Yes, you have awesome taste in songs/bands.  Please tell us what kind of paint you used!!!

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« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2004 01:47:15 PM »

love the pants!!!!!!!!!  how did you do the letters so perfectly???  i don't know what kind of paint you used, but here's my idea:

you can use acrylic.  it won't come off for nothing.  neither will oil paint.  the trick is to machine wash gentle cycle & turn them wrong side out.  don't machine dry either.  they'll hold up great!
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tentimeszero
« Reply #12 on: February 07, 2004 01:59:48 PM »

thanks everyone i was so scared to post.
i used acrylic paint. the only problem was this was my first pair of panted pants and the paint wasnt opaque enough so a had to do multiple caots, making them stiffer and causing them to crack more easily. so i try not to was them to often and when i do i hand wash them in the tub in cool water. i also made a pair of aerosmith pants for a friends bd earlier this year and used better paint. they havent cracked at all and arent stiff. so practice on a spare piece of denim first with your paint, let it dry crumple it & wash it, make sure it wont all flake off. these pants took me at least 8-10 hours and i cried the first time i took them out of the wah and did some major touch up work.
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« Reply #13 on: February 07, 2004 02:49:28 PM »

You've got a great design eye, tentimeszero.  What impresses me the most is how it all works so well together, layout-wise, as a single piece.  nice job!

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« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2004 06:32:18 AM »

(*faints*) That is just about the coolest article of Beatles memorabilia I've ever seen! (especially the 'George leg'--I'm partial to anything Harrison)  Smiley

If they were mine I don't think I'd ever take them off.
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« Reply #15 on: February 08, 2004 11:36:10 AM »

that is a really awesome pair of pants you got there missy!

i would be so scared to be so bold, but i admire you're style (i also don;t need any more attention to my huge rear end lol). awesome job
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« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2004 10:06:52 AM »

Holy goats!

*falls out of chair*

Those pants are amazing!  You talented li'l vixen, you...
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aspenwall
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2004 10:53:50 AM »

those are awesome pants!  I love the BEatles!  I love your messy craft area too Wink
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ollyollyoxenfree
« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2004 01:37:01 PM »

Eeeeeesh... AMAZING! I want to do a Queen pair of pants like that. Since I love Queen. I'm thinking...Bohemian Rhapsody? AWESOME job!  Grin Oh and I LOVE the song Blackbird. I wrote a paper on it once. It's absolutely beautiful.
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« Reply #19 on: February 13, 2004 08:50:42 PM »

Holy goats!

*snort* that was very cute...
These are fabulous! I might have to make an Elvis pair!
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