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« on: February 10, 2011 03:44:23 AM »


This t shirt WAS a walmart t-shirt. I cut the sleeves off and staystiched so the opening will not stretch. I cut the neck and secured it with stretch lace binding turned to the inside. So the neck will also keep it's shape. The problem with doing anything with T shirts is that the strechi-ness will distort in the wash or after long wear times. I was going for a Burlesque/ Gothic look. The skirt has two layers. The top layer, I made a pleated skirt form a sheer black organza with little black velvet bats. It's hard to see the bats. They don't come up in photographs. Little Buggers.
I used the same method in the construction of the Frankenstein dress on here.
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=371409.0



The second skirt layer is a black rayon with raised white webs and red glitter spiders. I cut this second skirt lower in the back so it would hang like this!
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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2011 10:44:59 AM »

Lovely!  I like the cobwebs peeking out on the second dress.

In unrelated news, you have THE BEST hair!  Oh the envy.
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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2011 11:40:19 AM »

Gorgous! I love the bat fabric! Cool
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2011 07:52:12 AM »

Lovely!  I've seen some fabric like the top layer at a shop here in the UK and have been oo'ing and ah'ing over it but not sure what to make with it.  I should get through my stash first though!
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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2011 04:00:20 PM »

Love the dress. The back view must drive the guys wild because it looks bootylicious. As a woman with a like posterior, this is definitely something that accents it in a very nice way.  Smiley I really like the way the spider web hangs. I really think this rocks. 
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« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2011 03:40:04 PM »

Oooh.. I love both of those!
Also, your hair is crazy adorable like that!
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« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2011 03:55:06 AM »

Well well you look familiar!
Get dress, lurking your stuff now!
I always love your post. <3
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