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Topic: What I've made this month ^_^ (dress, shirt, bikini)  (Read 3766 times)
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FailedFantasy
« on: January 20, 2011 08:07:49 PM »

Hi all ^_^

This month I've been making quite a few things, mostly baby stuff for my expecting cousins, but I've also made a few pieces of clothing for myself. I'm quite hapy with how my projects have been turning out, so I thought I'd share ^_^

First off, I made an infinity dress:

I'm not 100% sure if I like the fabric, So I plan to make another in a solid color once I can get my hands on the fabric!

Then I made a knock off on an anthroplogie shirt:

I liked the shirt, but I'm way too cheap to pay 50 dollars for a shirt haha so I made one myself =) also I decided it was reversible =p

Lastly (so far) I made myself a new bikini:

I love the colors on this one =D although I think it might need ruffles or something... I made this by destroying an old bra.. it was painstaking ripping all those seams....

So, what do you think of my projects? =) I plan to make many more as well <3
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Megrims
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2011 08:49:02 PM »

I think I like your version better than the Anthro one.  I think it looks great both ways.  What exactly is going on there with the twisting and whatnot?
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« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2011 06:56:29 AM »

OMG, I LOVE that dress! I've been wanting a dress like that for years! how did you make it? and how do you get it to twist like it is? that's totally awesome! Wisted! *This rocks*
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« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2011 09:40:07 AM »

Gorgeous. I love your anthroplogie shirt- I think it turned out better than the original.
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« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2011 11:12:07 AM »

Great stuff! The reversible shirt is fantastic. Wink
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ChrissyCrafts
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2011 02:18:34 PM »

I love the dress where did you find the pattern?? That would be a great spring/summer dress for vacation!
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FailedFantasy
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2011 04:05:25 PM »

Megrims - thank you ^_^ I liked the twist in the original, my way was to pretty much make a yoke on the top of the shirt and twist it before I attached it. I ended up hand stitchin the front on so that the twist would remain loose and not end up flat to the shirt.

schultebunny + ChrissyCrafts - the dress was from a tutorial found here: http://rowena.typepad.com/rostitchery/infinity-dress.html Its really really easy =) though the tutorial does make it seem a little confusing. Basically its a circle skirt with two very long straps. YOu wrap those straps around your upper body in any way you can think of. If it stays up and covers your chest up you're good! you can come up with endless options. =)

mrskristina + RaraAvis - Thanks! I think I like it better than the original as well ^_^
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baileemartini
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2011 10:59:31 PM »

i LOVE that top, i like yours way better than the anthroplogie one. how exactly did you do that twist on the top?
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FailedFantasy
« Reply #8 on: January 23, 2011 11:39:13 AM »

I could probably make a tutorial for the shirt if people are interested... It really wasn't very difficult
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« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2011 11:40:59 AM »

The top is so awesome! so much better than the original
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