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« on: August 24, 2009 09:58:14 AM »

Just completed this one of a kind unique vest. I used a pair of my old jeans, and some organic silk for the bows.
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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2009 10:14:51 AM »

This is super cute! I would stop you on the streets and ask where you bought it!  Good job!
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2009 10:25:03 AM »

thank you so much Grin
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2009 10:53:11 AM »

That looks really cool.
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2009 10:55:01 AM »

I am going completely outta my mind tryna find a pair of old jeans to try to make this!!! and I am going completely insane that you did! This is by far the most innovatively beautiful thing I have ever seen! OMG! Kudos to you girl! Cheesy
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don't kill time....you'll only injure your eternity

I'm stitch away from making it, and a scar away from falling apart, blood cells pixelate, & eyes dilate...cut it loose!!!!! watch you work the room!
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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2009 11:03:17 AM »

this is so super cute!! how did you do the strap ruching (is that the right word??)... very great job!
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« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2009 11:04:56 AM »

That looks really cool.

thank you very much Grin
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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2009 11:05:37 AM »

I am going completely outta my mind tryna find a pair of old jeans to try to make this!!! and I am going completely insane that you did! This is by far the most innovatively beautiful thing I have ever seen! OMG! Kudos to you girl! Cheesy

LOL, thank you so much!
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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2009 11:06:31 AM »

this is so super cute!! how did you do the strap ruching (is that the right word??)... very great job!

I just hand gathered it and then sewed it in place
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« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2009 11:12:52 AM »

Was it hard to sew the gathers on the straps because of the thickness of the denim? Did you sew that part by hand or with a sewing machine?

And I just have to say, that is one beautiful vest you made! Kudos!
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