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: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 301,497
Currently Running With Scissors:
398 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: UPDATED: Mod-esque capelet from oversize sweatshirt (somewhat img heavy)  (Read 28176 times)
Tags for this thread: capelet  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
AllieAnalogue
Analogue girl in a digital world.
Offline Offline

Posts: 102
Joined: 08-Oct-2008

Stylist and designer with a subversive streak.


View Profile WWW
« on: December 07, 2008 11:40:51 AM »

2013 UPDATE: The tutorial now lives here http://analoguechic.com/2008/12/capelet-tutorial/
Do it up! Show and tell!

*squeal!!*  I love this capelet!
I made this from an oversized, circa-late 80s sweatshirt with a great buffalo check print.  It's black and very light pink-- it may be a light pink that faded with time, I suspect it was white and someone washed it with something red-- it's pink now.  I used an H&M skirt with a really cute print for the inside collar, piping, and the kanga-pocket in the front (not in photos).  I made the button from 4 layers of adhesive-backed felt.

front/side


inside collar- sorry it's blurry.


arm slits


back view


Ideally, I would have liked to line the whole thing in something hot pink and silky, but really, I was too lazy and too eager to just start wearing it.  I was inspired by this other Alli's cape http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=262005.msg2937630#msg2937630-- so mod!  And double breasted would have been great, but as large as that sweatshirt was, it just wasn't enough fabric.

Looking forward to your comments/critiques! Thanks to my fiance www.foldsomething.com for photo-taking.

TUTORIAL NOW AVAILABLE here.
« Last Edit: April 18, 2013 05:33:05 PM by AllieAnalogue - Reason: link update » THIS ROCKS   Logged

~Allie
Stylist and designer, a fashionista with a subversive streak. I believe that fashion should be fun and fortifying, not mean or oppressive.

My blog: www.AnalogueChic.com
My shop: AllieAnalogue.Etsy.com
CafePress: www.CafePress.com/AnalogueChic
cigarettesandvalentines
Red ships of Spain!
Offline Offline

Posts: 1797
Joined: 20-Sep-2006


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2008 11:59:15 AM »

So cute! Wisted!   
Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Someone has to go back and get a shitload of dimes."

Personal Swaps? Love 'em! Drop me a PM

etsy! http://www.etsy.com/shop/historystuffed

http://hamiltonsstupidhat.blogspot.com/
Grave_13
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2008 12:14:17 PM »

Looks really good! Nice job!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
mayamagination
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2008 12:30:45 PM »

GORGEOUS! Love it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
_Blackbird_
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2008 01:11:58 PM »

is there a tutorial for these somewhere?  I LOVE yours.  It's super awesome. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Like my stuff?  Check me out at:

http://shopblackbird.etsy.com

or email me at

shopblackbird@gmail.com

for custom orders!
AllieAnalogue
Analogue girl in a digital world.
Offline Offline

Posts: 102
Joined: 08-Oct-2008

Stylist and designer with a subversive streak.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2008 02:04:19 PM »

is there a tutorial for these somewhere?  I LOVE yours.  It's super awesome. 
Thanks a lot, everyone!
This is my own "slash & burn" design (i.e. no real planning, just start cutting and stitching, and working in goof-ups as they come, hence the weird shoulder poof...)-- Blackbird, I will try to come up with a basic how-to and edit this post. Stay tuned...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~Allie
Stylist and designer, a fashionista with a subversive streak. I believe that fashion should be fun and fortifying, not mean or oppressive.

My blog: www.AnalogueChic.com
My shop: AllieAnalogue.Etsy.com
CafePress: www.CafePress.com/AnalogueChic
Chironelle
« Reply #6 on: December 07, 2008 02:54:06 PM »

is there a tutorial for these somewhere?  I LOVE yours.  It's super awesome. 

I know its not exactly the same, but Thread Banger actually posted a how-to for a very similar capelet just two days ago:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYde6x2ex68

Hope that helps!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Iliketoknit
Offline Offline

Posts: 173
Joined: 16-Feb-2007

love and cake, it's all you need


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2008 05:09:38 PM »

eek! that is so so so cute. oh my goodness, I want it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

michelle!
LindaEve
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2008 06:08:55 PM »

this is fabulous!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

visit my etsy shop - http://lindaeve.etsy.com
Uniqueworn
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2008 07:25:19 PM »

WANT!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Yaaaaay!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 5  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Dealing with an Oily Scalp
Beauty Post Blowdrying Tip
How to Volumize Hair
How to Get Smooth, Shiny Hair
Easy Hair Extensions
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Decorative Bulletin Board
Rain, rain, you don't have to go away...
Tute Tuesday: Latch Hooked Rag Rug

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 ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.