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calvinlover16
« on: December 06, 2009 09:52:59 AM »

Well it all started with these pair of white flats that were really nasty and most of the bottoms of them had been chewed out by a puppy at one time. So I decided to try to transform them to something that i could possibly wear. I only have one out of the two done so far, but i need some opinions on them.

Detail of what they look like now




Here they are a before and after picture





Should I continue and do the other one? There kind of fraying whats that stuff you put on them so they don't?Anything i should add or change on them? Or anyother comments or rootstock's. Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2009 10:33:57 AM »

they look cute. I say, keep going. the stuff that keeps them from fraying is called fray check. At least that is one brand name.
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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2009 10:48:01 AM »

I think you're heading in a good direction and should keep going. Along with the Fray Check, maybe you could a string of white beads or fake pearls to go around the edge. That would also help to hide the fraying edges.
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2009 11:40:31 AM »

I really like them..maybe you should try some bias tape from the same fabric ur making the rosettes from.. that should give it a neat finish... Smiley
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