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Topic: CASINO top!! finally got rid of an old top and used my beloved casino fabric!  (Read 4322 times)
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« on: June 27, 2009 03:49:45 PM »

SOOOOOOO...... i have had this amazing casino print fabric for YEARS! and i have never been able to cut it or think of anything amazing to do with it, i knew i wanted to mke something to wear since its sooo super awesome.. so today whilst reconning some other tops i found an ugly long sleeved Primark fiasco. It was misshapen and hung from the boobs even though it was meant to be fitted...

sooo... i mde it into a plain black halter.. then i was going to stencil a skullcandy logo onto it but my charming housemate stole my stencil and he wont tell me where it is.. then i was going to put patches on it but couldnt find any good ones in my collection.. THEN i was going to make my own patches out of random printed fabric i have... but i found my beloved CASINO fabric and before i knew it i had created this piece of awesomeness...



excuse what looks like incredibly wonky arms and boobs.. i was stood funny! please note the pink isnt the top, its my bra... i like to wear stuff tight and showing off my bra.

The back of the top is slashes and tied to tighten it but i dont have a pic of that.

then i swiftly whipped up a matching headband tie...



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lemme know what you thinks!!!
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« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2009 04:35:04 PM »

That's super cute! I have some casino fabric I made into a purse when I worked at Harrahs. I'll have to find the scraps and try your idea. Good job!
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« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2009 06:20:50 PM »

verah sexy.   fun fabric!
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« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2009 07:18:19 PM »

I like it! And I don't think your hair is shitty Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2009 02:14:14 AM »

aw thanks  Grin

i have noticed an amazingly good plus point to the headband tie also... since normal bandanas take up so much fabric as you hve to fold them to make a strip, they end up hurting where they knot on the top of your head (i have a permanent sore spot right on top of my head) This cute little headband achieves the same look but carries much less bulk and once tied is lightwieght on the head and doesn't create sore spots or headaches!

definately one to try!! and you could make them as wide/skinny as you desire and also shape the ends into points or curves if you fancy!
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« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2009 06:09:30 AM »

love it Smiley and seriously well done on re-conning something from primark, everytime i try the fabric falls to pieces and i give up.
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« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2009 06:30:23 AM »

it was an old old thick long sleeved top... the older stuff was better material.. but now when i wanna recon i look in the guys and kids sections cos the womans t shirts are made of super thin crappy material x
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« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2009 10:35:59 AM »

Very nice ! Somebody's been busy with the sewing machine, huh ? Good stuff Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2009 10:07:17 AM »

I'm not normally a halter person, but I would definitely wear that!
The fabric is really fun looking and I think the pink suits it! Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2009 08:28:30 PM »

Wow I really like how you did that, especially with the print used
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