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Topic: oh wolfie how you love velvet  (Read 1481 times)
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badgerbear
« on: January 15, 2011 04:51:29 AM »

So I am a huge fan of my local free shop! I got this horrible black hoodie with paint splashed all  over it and added some patches I had been saving forever to make it a cute punky top!  I also made a velour skirt with panels down the side made from curtains I found in a superstore bin in Portugal! Its amazing what people discard in life and I am a great picker up of unconsidered trifles!

SO here we go:

I spent ages deliberating about cutting up the wolf patch so it could go past the zipper I love wolfie he is super cool so it was a bit of a wrench to cut him! I think it looks ok though!

The back view with my sex pistols patch I have been carrying around for 12 years (Im not joking!)
I added I bit of leopard stretch velvet down the side as well to give it a slightly raw look.

close up! I also added the spikes in the hood but as you can see I was careful and made proper protected holes for the spikes to sit in! I never remove them when I wash it but that was the idea when I did that!

side view of the skirt. The panels as I said above are made from curtains! the buckling you see at the bottom is because it is sitting loose rather than fitting to my form. I added some silver stretch velvet behind this so the rings weren't a window to my pale English legs!
 And now for a couple of pics of them together! (please note the skirt was constructed for a human body and is figure hugging rather than A line)



Thanks for looking!  Grin Any tips for improvement are always welcome!  Cheesy
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LittleLaura
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2011 06:09:22 AM »

They are both awesome but I absolutely adore the hoodie! 
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badgerbear
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2011 06:14:44 AM »

 Grin Grin Grin
Than you! you just made my day!  Grin
That was a beautiful job you did on your dress to skirt mod by the way!


***edit*** that would be.. ThanK you!***
« Last Edit: January 15, 2011 09:46:32 AM by badgerbear » THIS ROCKS   Logged

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badgerbear
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2011 02:09:39 AM »

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