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Topic: Black, teal, and copper Steampunky Fun!  (Read 16489 times)
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« Reply #20 on: July 26, 2010 10:24:20 AM »

This is exceptionally well done dear!  Your stitching looks great, expert or not.  I wish my students put half as much care into their stitching for pay, as you did for fun. 
And on a side note, your great-grandmother's purse is fabulous!  It is clearly very old, and it appears to be leather,so I thought I'd mention that you may wish to treat it with a leather cleaner to clean it up a bit, and then a leather oil/conditioner to keep it nice and supple so you can use it for years to come.  You can find those products at a *good* shoe store (not like Payless), or from a cobbler.  Or from somewhere like Manhattan Wardrobe Supply. 
Again, wonderful job my steampunky friend!
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« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2010 10:36:58 AM »

Great work! And you wore TWO corsets Shocked  were you able to move at all? Cheesy
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« Reply #22 on: August 06, 2010 01:04:20 AM »

So Awesome! I love the steam punk clothing. What an awesome outfit! Great colors.
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« Reply #23 on: August 06, 2010 07:31:10 AM »

This is amazing, I love it!
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« Reply #24 on: August 06, 2010 02:11:28 PM »

Absolutely incredible.  I love it!
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« Reply #25 on: August 06, 2010 04:07:44 PM »

OMG, I'm in the featured...thanks! Smiley

@jennieingram, thanks for the advice!  I did look into getting the purse cleaned up and will take your suggestions and use them very soon! Smiley

@zowiewoahie - yes, I was able to move, surprisingly well, actually!  Well, I probably couldn't pick up anything off the floor... Smiley

Again, I'd like to say that I really really enjoyed doing this costume and am so glad I did it.  Thanks for all your wonderful comments.
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« Reply #26 on: August 11, 2010 10:02:38 AM »

Wow!!!  What an amazing outfit!  I would never think to take on such a large project.  Yours is fabulous, and inspiring, and maybe someday I'll make an outfit with so many pieces!  Wow.
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« Reply #27 on: August 11, 2010 07:32:46 PM »

This is absolutely stunning. All your work is very detailed and it makes all the difference. I hope there are more events you can wear this to. 
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« Reply #28 on: August 13, 2010 09:19:20 AM »

this is *goregeous*!!!!!!  such details and incredible workmanship!  ...and dear gods, i fell in love with those boots  Shocked
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« Reply #29 on: August 14, 2010 07:37:33 PM »

Awesome! When I saw that white corset I honestly was expecting you to say you bought it--excellent work!
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