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: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 295,093
Currently Running With Scissors:
640 Guests and 27 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: dresses X 4  (Read 5404 times)
Tags for this thread: houndstooth  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
smarmyclothes
lex fiend
Offline Offline

Posts: 2653
Joined: 22-Aug-2004

i can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon...


View Profile WWW
« on: May 17, 2008 09:43:36 AM »

I don't think I'm often a fan of olive green, but this dress changed that for me!  It's a tiger/zebra print velour, and I gave it some black lace ruffley goodness and some metal trims.  I would probably keep it if I wasn't a hermit and actually left the house for events that require a skanky little dress.



I swear my best friend had a My Size Barbie with a dress made of this silver and pink star mesh when we were kids.  I was a giant so I could never fit into it, so I made my own!  Except I can't fit in this one either.   Wink
That ruched swiss dot stuff took the longest.  Pretty simple after that- little bit of ruching at the bust, some ruffle organza trim.  BAM!  Barbie dress.



Someday I will find more of this fabric.  I bought it years ago and forgot about it, and stumbled across it last week and literally hit gold!  Because it's metallic, get it?!  It's got lurex or some sort of metallic fiber in the knit, so it has a really awesome sheen to it.  I mean, purple and gold houndstooth would be awesome no matter what, but add some sparkle and I'm in heaven.
Princess paneled dress with a circle skirt, complete with lace ruffle trimmed lining/petticoat.




Inspired by my favorite 80s cartoon: JEM!  Or perhaps moreso her bitchy arch rival Pizazz.  This is my 80's dress for my street team's monthly theme (we also did yellow, my yellow top is here).
It was kind of a pain, I was having one of those days where my brain isn't working with my hands, and my sewing machine isn't working with ANYONE, so it took me probably 3 or 4 hours to do just the stupid bodice, which is just a tube top with ruching! 
I gave it an asymmetrical cut with 3 ruffle layers- lace and neon green leopard velour!




KING TUTS:
ruching: http://www.whatthecraft.com/tuts/ruche.htm
ruffles: http://www.whatthecraft.com/tuts/ruff.htm
circle skirts and pixie hems: http://www.whatthecraft.com/tuts/circ.htm
tube top / dress: http://www.whatthecraft.com/tuts/tube.htm
THIS ROCKS   Logged

ninjanator
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2008 09:54:33 AM »

they're all great Smiley but i like the 3rd one the best Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

when I'm wearing my crafty pants: etsy
...when I'm a pack rat: blog
...and when I feel like sharing: tutorials
Maraluce.Murder
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2008 10:41:16 AM »

They're awesome! And I like the third one best too Tongue
THIS ROCKS   Logged

It is better to destroy than to create what is meaningless.

Myspace|Wists
violentjayne
Tutorial Contributor

Online Online

Posts: 4520
Joined: 02-May-2006


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2008 11:00:17 AM »

those dresses are all so cool , I dont think I could pic a fave . I love them all ! and as for Mysize barbie ! lmao .. my sisiter had one to , it was the same hight as her and had the same hair cut. and it would always scare the shit out of our friends .. they would come in the room and be talking to my sis , and then be like OMG  thats that damn doll ! not your sister lmao .. it looked so much like her , that we made a lil video cam movie , and used the Barbie for her stunt double ! .. lol  it wasss soooooo cheesey and funny !.. any way enough of my ramblings ... and again great dresses !
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SavoryxPie
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2008 11:57:55 AM »

Your so cool. I Love Jem. <3
THIS ROCKS   Logged
aszynlae
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2008 05:17:19 PM »

you are ridiculously talented it isn't even fair Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged
julyseventeen
handmade clothing
Offline Offline

Posts: 257
Joined: 22-Apr-2008


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2008 07:37:03 PM »

I don't know why you don't like olive green, you look great in it!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

smarmyclothes
lex fiend
Offline Offline

Posts: 2653
Joined: 22-Aug-2004

i can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon...


View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2008 05:21:52 PM »

XOXO to all of you for the comments!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Alatarial
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2008 04:17:52 PM »

I loooove them all!! I wants one ;-;

lol
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://pinterest.com/elenc/

Will personal swap! Please, PM me!
star69
Offline Offline

Posts: 1196
Joined: 15-Jul-2005

Summer swappin' fever and writing inspiration!


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2008 04:39:31 PM »

OMGIHAVETHATSAMEVEL OUR.
Lol. It looks awesome as a dress. My mother made me a skirt from it, but seeing your dress I could totally reconstruct it! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All 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 Take a Portrait Picture
How to Photograph with a Tilt Shift Lens
How to Photograph with Infrared
How to Shoot an Engagement Shoot
How to Photograph with a Point and Shoot Camera
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Fairy Garden
CrafTATstic Crafty Tattoos: 30th Birthday Tattoo
April 17, 2014 Featured Projects

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.