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« on: September 19, 2008 12:30:27 PM »

I went on a 10 day long road trip with my brother to help him move across the country at the end of August. When I got back home, I was having some serious sewing withdrawal.  Luckily, I was inspired by the approaching Halloween season!

bleached skeleton wiggle dress:
This is by far my best bleached skelly, yet.  And I guess it should be, I spent at least 2 hours bleaching that skeleton, making sure it was anatomically correct, and all!


blood spattered gauze corset top:
Blood spattering is fun. I had planned on doing it outside, but it rained for 3 days straight, so I covered one of my dressforms with a garbage bag, put the top over it, and splattered in the bathtub. It was very Psycho.  Cheesy


zombie rags and ruffles circle skirt:
This one was sort of Corpse Bride inspired. Yards and yards of different meshes all layered on top of one another.  I was actually going to put the blood spattered top and this skirt together as a dress at first, but once I finished the skirt, I decided I liked them better separate.


I have tutorials here:
bleaching- http://www.whatthecraft.com/nosew.htm
ruffles- http://www.whatthecraft.com/tuts/ruff.htm
circle skirts- http://www.whatthecraft.com/tuts/circ.htm

list of places to find materials- http://www.whatthecraft.com/directory/dirsupplies.html#fab
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Pamcake1323
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2008 12:37:41 PM »

I always love all of your stuff! Great work as always=)
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« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2008 12:38:13 PM »

Oh my goodness.  They're all so beautiful!!  Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2008 12:39:35 PM »

Those are all so very amazing! I really love the skellie dress ... I wish I had the bod for it lol Great job and keep posting your pretties!
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« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2008 12:40:23 PM »

OMG, I love it!!!!
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« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2008 12:47:04 PM »

Oh WOW!  All of those are really great and thanks for the tute link.  I was wondering how to do the bleaching.
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« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2008 12:52:56 PM »

They are all so good!  I know this is going to sound weird, but I love how they're spooky in such pretty ways. 
As far as something to go with the circle skirt goes, I really like the way that black and white plaid looks with in the last picture...I don't know diddly squat about what goes with what, but I think a little jacket or bag made from that would be killer paired with the skirt.
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« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2008 12:59:48 PM »

i love love love the first one! def trying that....it would be so great for halloween parties :]
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« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2008 01:01:11 PM »

friggin awesome.
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« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2008 01:02:49 PM »

WOW! I especially love the skeleton wiggle dress and the blood splattered top Cheesy
Great job on everything, this rocks!
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