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« on: April 29, 2009 11:13:53 AM »

Inspired by the London Burlesque festival that happened a few weeks ago and the fact that I've been trying to sew my own lingerie because all of the silky lacy pajamas I want to buy were $300, I decided to try making a set of pasties. Surely theyd be easy. They were only circles. How hard could it be?

Well, I tried making them and of course messed them up. The next day, I flew home to the US to see my parents and asked my mother if she could help me because she's a crafter extraordinaire and likes a challenge! Thus, we set off to JoAnn Fabrics to find the perfect backing, figured out how to make the shape, how to make a tassel (I'm still working on this one), and the right size eyelets. My mother has a wicked sense of humor and really enjoys something if it's on the edge (even though she's 76!) so we had tons of fun making these. Some of the JoAnn fabric ladies were fairly amused as well.

Heres how they turned out. What do you think?

If anyone is interested in the instructions, let me know.

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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009 12:14:08 PM »

Hot! Now you will have disco nip's! Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2009 12:16:35 PM »

those are cute!   tried making my own and they turned out horribly!  instructions would be great, if you have the time!~
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2009 03:31:31 PM »

I can't tell you how glad I am that your 76 year old mom helped you with these, ha ha ha.  That's fabulous.

Those are really really sweet! I agree with you on the whole making-your-own-lingerie thing.  I'd also love some instructions for some sweet disco nips Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2009 07:32:16 PM »

Those are pretty awesome. Your mom must be pretty awesome too!

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« Reply #5 on: April 30, 2009 12:27:34 AM »

Thanks for the great comments. When I write the instructions up, I'll let you know.

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« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2009 10:49:04 AM »

Oh man! I need to make me some of those. haha Totally rad. I'd love to hear all about how ya did it. I've been looking all over the place for a tut but it's seeming to be a lot harder than it should. Nice job =]
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