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« Reply #420 on: February 16, 2011 11:07:36 AM »

I'm loving reading this thread! Y'all are so good with techniques. I have started a destroyed/salvaged dress made from hand me downs from my family. It's for art class, and due next week. I have a bit more done on it than the picture shows, but it is at school, so here is the first progress picture:


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« Reply #421 on: February 17, 2011 05:09:17 AM »

Inez, fantabulous belt I love it! It's like organized chaos!

Pocketwatch, lovely colours and fabric selections, love to see the final piece so keep us updated! Good luck with it Smiley
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« Reply #422 on: February 19, 2011 06:20:47 AM »

Thought you girls could make use of this dress tutorial, should lend itself to Gibbous inspired stitching and looks very easy!
http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Layered-Tulle-Dress/
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« Reply #423 on: March 02, 2011 04:59:43 AM »

Ok, another from me. This stuff looks a little bit rag bag to me but it's whimsical and interesting.

http://www.magnoliapearl.com/shop/clothing/clothing-gallery5.htm
http://magnoliapearl.com/blog_pics.htm

I like her home decor a bit more
http://www.magnoliapearl.com/Romantic%20Homes/romantichomes.html
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« Reply #424 on: March 03, 2011 01:56:27 AM »

Ok, another from me. This stuff looks a little bit rag bag to me but it's whimsical and interesting.

http://www.magnoliapearl.com/shop/clothing/clothing-gallery5.htm
http://magnoliapearl.com/blog_pics.htm

I like her home decor a bit more
http://www.magnoliapearl.com/Romantic%20Homes/romantichomes.html

O_o OMG.. that airstream is just.... :O :O AMAZING! *MUST.. HAVE.. FLOWERY.. HIPPY.. AIRSTREAM..*
I agree about the clothing, although the photos of all the girls together really helps pull it all together I think, very traditional gypsy traveller. Thanks for linking Smiley
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« Reply #425 on: March 03, 2011 10:02:25 AM »

WOW...I just spent about 15 min stairing at those Airstream photos...AMAZING!  Rose Royce *snort*!  The lady's look like giant toddlers in those dresses tho
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« Reply #426 on: March 03, 2011 10:58:59 AM »

LOL LOL!!!

I noticed that rose royce too, cute.

*snort* giant toddlers Cheesy
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« Reply #427 on: March 03, 2011 03:34:03 PM »

I had seen Magnolia Pearl clothing before (linked in More Scrappy Inspiration thread) but had not seen her car and airstream.  Wow, gorgeous!   Cheesy
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« Reply #428 on: March 03, 2011 03:40:40 PM »

Ok, I've temporarily given up on the orange dress.. buuuuut today I got a bit bored so decided to start a new one!
The top of this one is the top chopped from a cotton slip, tea-stained. The bottom floral part was a vintage circular tablecloth , chopped the waist hole closer to one edge so it cascades down the back Smiley

I don't have a total *here's how it started* pic, but I have just the basic dress all stitched up:


And then some progress shots, this is what it looks like at the moment, but I'm in desparate need of more thread!!






I wasn't going to add lace.. but I couldn't find anything else, so lace and crochet it is! More progress shots soooooon!!
It started off being able to slip straight over the body, but the more I stitch on, the smaller & smaller it's getting, so I think I'm going to have to chop down the back and add some buttons once I'm finished Cheesy
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« Reply #429 on: March 03, 2011 03:50:08 PM »

I love it so much, loukr!  Love the cascading skirt.

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