A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can now organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 311,409
Currently Running With Scissors:
542 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: burlesque peacock headpiece  (Read 2556 times)
Tags for this thread: peacock , burlesque , headpiece , headband , fascinator , feather , rhinestone , elastic , lace  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
julibooli
maker extraordinaire )'(
Offline Offline

Posts: 1263
Joined: 17-Jul-2006

adventure on the sewin' seas


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: November 03, 2010 10:16:00 AM »

One day at work my boss said that she needed me to make her a headpiece to go with a black and red burlesque costume. So right after eating my avocado sushi I whipped this up for her. I should point out that she is wearing a wig for this.


I was definitely inspired by my friend Inessa, who makes awesome costume pieces all the time.


Its made up of elastics, lace, sequins, a few black rhinestones, and a peacock feather. I only used a glue gun, which worked surprisingly well. Its really nice working on a project like this at the store, because I have full access to so many trims and dont need to plan anything ahead of time, plus it only took about 20 minutes.

You can also see it on my website.
« Last Edit: November 03, 2010 10:16:49 AM by julibooli » THIS ROCKS   Logged

kilgore_trout
Astro Cartography A Go Go
Offline Offline

Posts: 100
Joined: 16-Jul-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2010 11:38:36 AM »

Ooooh I love this! Do you get to keep it after she wears it?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Calvervtutrp
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2010 11:44:05 AM »

That is beautiful!!! I would wear pretty headpieces everywhere if I thought I could pull it off Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
julibooli
maker extraordinaire )'(
Offline Offline

Posts: 1263
Joined: 17-Jul-2006

adventure on the sewin' seas


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2010 09:08:32 PM »

Ooooh I love this! Do you get to keep it after she wears it?

No, I joked about taking it after her party but really I made it for her. Black and red aren't really my colors, and as much as I love peacocks I don't wear feathers. Besides, I can always whip up a new one in 20 minutes  Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

RanaeAiken
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2010 09:36:52 PM »

This is amazing!! I LOVE IT!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
DEri6n
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2010 10:09:42 PM »

This looks really cool! I love how the embellishment emphasizes the real feather rather than takes away from it (If it was me, you wouldn't even know there was a feather in there). Nicely done. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Good Skin Habits to Develop at a Young Age, from Dr. Jeanine B. Downie
3 Most Damaging Things To The Skin, from Dr. Jeanine B. Downie
Three Tips For Healthier Skin, from Dr. Jeanine B. Downie
Marlo Thomas With Dr. Jeanine B. Downie
The Truth About Anti-Wrinkle Creams, from Dr. Jeanine B. Downie
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Zucchini Pineapple Loaf
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.