A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Joining an Organized Swap? Please review the rules and info on a regular basis.
Total Members: 302,100
Currently Running With Scissors:
411 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: jellyfish-dress  (Read 3475 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
freeli
« on: October 01, 2011 06:43:43 AM »

So, this is the first time I'm brave enough to show some photos of something i sew!

I used a pattern, Kwiksew 3718, very easy, and some cheap denim fabric (next time I'll spend a bit more on the fabric, it is a little bit stiff and does not really drape at all). 

I'm quite happy how it turned out, BUT it looked a bit boring, even for ME and usually I do normally wear more the plain kind of clothes.

So i decorated it with two jellyfish! I used Pebeo Setacolour Pearl, it is slightly shimmery and that is why the photos look a bit odd, my legs are not really THAT pale altho I really got hardly any sun this summer. I used freezer-paper stencils for the bigger parts and just a fine brush for the thinner tentacles. It was the first time I painted on fabric and used stencils and so on, and apart from a few little blotches it turned out not too bad I think.

here are the photos, i hope they are not too big to be posted.







Thanks for looking
Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
thisbirdsabsurd
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3064
Joined: 16-Sep-2008

Be Happy!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2011 07:23:24 AM »

Oh those jellyfish are great!  I pet you get plenty of nice comments when you wear it.  I wonder if maybe the fabric will soften up after it's been washed a few times...
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Etsy shop is here!  www.thisbirdsabsurd.etsy.com
And find me on Facebook!  Thisbirdsabsurd
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Thisbirdsabsurd/753468561415455
suereal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Im not crazy about reality, but its still the only place to get a decent meal-Groucho Marks
Offline Offline

Posts: 7406
Joined: 20-Apr-2010

Only the curious have something to find.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2011 10:01:17 AM »

I love that dress!  Very cute and you did a super nice job. Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged
saratera
no- i said stick it in your BUTTONhole!
Offline Offline

Posts: 200
Joined: 09-Dec-2009


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2011 02:32:29 PM »

love the jellyfish!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
winstongang
Offline Offline

Posts: 1062
Joined: 08-Jan-2008

I like to move it move it!


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2011 02:43:50 PM »

Love it! The jellyfish really add a fun edge, and your sewing looks impeccable!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Blog!
http://fabulouslycrafty.blogspot.com/

~Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life~
jasminewolverine
Jack of all trades, master of none!
Offline Offline

Posts: 305
Joined: 02-Aug-2011

Extrapolate that!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2011 11:54:33 PM »

You sold me on the first jellyfish picture, but it looks even better as a whole with the rest of the dress! It looks great!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I would love to do a personal swap for stuff for my lonely, empty walls!
itselissa
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2011 07:54:09 AM »

Loving the jellyfish!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
franknhurter
Erin FranknHurter Swan
Offline Offline

Posts: 157
Joined: 17-Sep-2010


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2011 02:52:16 PM »

Well done. It gives me some ideas for some decorating some of my clothes.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Colors: Go Bold or go home! Smiley
Doomsicle
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2011 04:16:36 PM »

The jellyfish look fantastic.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
avocadoeldorado
Almost done, it just needs a...*&$%!
Offline Offline

Posts: 516
Joined: 26-Mar-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2011 09:15:37 AM »

Please share more of your work - this is lovely.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All 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
Authentic Philly Cheesesteak Recipe
Roasted Corn Salsa Recipe
The Ultimate Cheeseburger Recipe
Perfectly Poached Eggs
Amazing BBQ Nachos For Tailgating
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Kale Yeah!
@Home This Weekend: Lamp Transformation
Book Review: Handmade for Baby

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.