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: 295,057
Currently Running With Scissors:
631 Guests and 18 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Yucky comforter to bloomers, that are too small :(  (Read 1977 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
9thLife
« on: March 17, 2009 09:47:00 AM »

I found this material as a nasty comforter at one of my local thrift store.. they wanted only 1 buck for it.  Sounded good, I own a washing machine and a seam ripper, my mom said I was crazy.  Here is my first try at bloomers, I need some cause I have a son, so I can't be trampy anymore.  Sad  But I don't want my million skirts to go to waste.  So here's my comprimise, haha!

Buuuuut, they don't give that same look on my big butt, so I need to make a longer pair, for the ruffleness.
Here is my favorite stitch in the world.  Number 15 on my Cosco Brother.

It is my cheating stitch, Hem?  whatever.  This will keep it from unraveling.  Works great for me, and great for making quick 2T pants!
Buuuuuut, I dunno what to do with them, I dun wanna sell them.. hence the cheater stitch... and they have a hole!  Darn. 
Maybe they can go on the sale rack...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Elphelba
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2009 10:31:19 AM »

That's a really cute idea Smiley. Perhaps you could just stick some sort of a patch over the hole? Or maybe a few everywhere (depending on where the hole is) so it looks like you'd always planned them that way? Or perhaps pair them with a cami/tshirt/whatever it is you find nice and comfy and wear them to sleep in? I think it looks really cute as displayed on your dummy Smiley You could always add some lace around the legs or some bias trim around the hem to hide the stitches if you wanted too (but I guess that negates the purpose of cheating in the first place xp)

Good luck figuring out what to do with them.
« Last Edit: March 17, 2009 10:33:50 AM by Elphelba » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Stop being so damned positive. Staring at the sun only blinds some one. By only looking at the positive, you miss an entire beautiful world of shadows and colors. Don't be overly negative, be realistic. The world is so much more complex and beautiful that way.
9thLife
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2009 10:45:53 AM »

I was thinking about patching that hole... Lace would prolly make em look better for myself.  Or ruffles to hide my pudgy thighs.  They would make nice jammie's too.  Okie, mine they stay.  Thanks!  I don't think I could bear to see that material leave my ownership anyways.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Le Mieux
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2009 04:23:27 PM »

BLOOMERS!!

i vote you use this opportunity to bring back the bloomer, i for one would join your campaign. you did a great job with them, so deffo use this as a learning curve to make up another pair for yourself!  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

People should not be afraid of their governments; governments should be afraid of their people

http://www.wists.com/harbles
http://miss-chlo.blogspot.com

UK Swap - sent!
9thLife
« Reply #4 on: March 18, 2009 10:58:00 AM »

I already have two more pairs cut and pinned for myself and a leopard print pair to sell in my store!!  Yay bloomers!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

violentjayne
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 4520
Joined: 02-May-2006


View Profile
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2009 12:28:16 AM »

thsoe are so cute , i just made a pair of houndstooth bloomers and decided to do a search to see what other crafstsers have been making bloomers ... any way I seen yours and was like OMG those are so cute ! great job , sorry they are to small .... hopefully the next ones are perfect  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 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 Spot Fake Hugo Boss Clothes
How to Spot a Fake Burberry Scarf
Jessica Biel Goes for White Again at the Total Recall NYC Premiere
The Flare Trend Is Back
White Blazers Are the New Little Black Dress
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight On: Amigurumi
Mr X Stitch Presents: The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge - Karen Casper
Tute Tuesday: Wooden Chain

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.