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Topic: Fake corset shirt and tutorial  (Read 3544 times)
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« on: May 06, 2005 04:43:33 PM »

Ello, im a noob. Anyways a wek or so ago I reconstructed a shirt that was ugly and waaaay too big on me. I made a tutorial while I was making it. It took me about 15 min to do.
Before:     http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y136/chaosinabox/1st-plain.jpg

Fold over about an inch:     http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y136/chaosinabox/onefoldover.jpg

Do this again and pin:     http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y136/chaosinabox/2foldoverpinned.jpg

Sew along folds:     http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y136/chaosinabox/sewn.jpg

Hole punch or use grommets (i dont own a grommet maker):      http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y136/chaosinabox/holepunched.jpg

Lace with something like ribbon(I only had yarn on hand):     http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y136/chaosinabox/finishedlaced.jpg

There you go, and forgive my chubbiness and slightly blurry pictures.
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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2005 04:45:54 PM »

cute! did u ues a hole punch...like for paper?  Cheesy i chuckled when i read that.

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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2005 04:50:37 PM »

yes sadly I did, lol my mom didn't want to drive me anywhere and I had the itch to finish it.
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2005 05:16:48 PM »

a hole punch WORKED? nuts!!! did you put anythign around the holes so they don't fray?

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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2005 05:22:41 PM »

I was going to stitch around but I got kinda lazy since there's so many holes. Since it's doubled up I guess it holds better.
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« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2005 06:21:42 PM »

http://www.shemadethis.com/articles/corset.htm I saw that there, and made it like she did, with eyelets. It turned out great. Is yours holding up without any reinforcement around the holes?

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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2005 08:05:16 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2005 12:50:11 PM »

I like it a lot... looks so easy
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2005 01:16:13 PM »

just tried it... it didn't work for me. the shirt was hard to punch, and it frayed on me

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« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2005 04:00:41 PM »

sweet!  I wonder if that craft glue/paint stuff would be good to re-enforce edges....

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