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: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 301,966
Currently Running With Scissors:
397 Guests and 7 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: 'Vampires Rock' Coat  (Read 1478 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Quozol
« on: December 19, 2011 01:40:42 PM »

This link is to the coat I made for my friend based on costumes from the musical 'Vampires Rock'.
I used a commercial pattern and made adaptations to get the style we were after. As it's the first time I have made anything from a commercial pattern or used a sewing machine I'm amazed that it came together - and fitted!
Not the best project for a beginner, but I'd had a couple of glasses of wine and it looked easy when I promised I would make it. I did sign up for some sewing classes which helped a lot, especially with the adaptations.
The buttons are small metal bats flying in a 4-3-4 formation, they are a bit small for the weight of the denim so doing up and undoing is a bit fiddly. I used pink leather for the lacing down the back and black leather for the lacing on the cuffs. The lining is the same colour as the pink panel down the back, so it is quite eye catching when the coat is worn open.




« Last Edit: December 19, 2011 02:08:41 PM by jungrrl - Reason: added picture to post. » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Jenxx
Tutorial Contributor

Online Online

Posts: 353
Joined: 31-Jul-2010


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2011 02:38:01 PM »

Looks fantastic.  Especially for your first try.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Calabaza
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 3074
Joined: 09-Jun-2010

It's a long story.


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2011 02:40:01 PM »

Nice work!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
NightOwl21
Offline Offline

Posts: 880
Joined: 28-Jan-2009

after all this time I finally show my true form


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2011 03:04:03 PM »

Wicked absolutely great work! You are very brave Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I now have 2 shops! Scandalous! Take a visit and enjoy Smiley

Jewelry and Wedding Accessories: http://www.somewearintyme.etsy.com

Crafts and supplies: http://www.squidooink.etsy.com

Wists: http://www.wists.com/nightowl21

Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/somesquid
Ludi
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

May the Ghost Squid be with you.
Offline Offline

Posts: 10109
Joined: 06-Jan-2008

Nerding along...


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2011 03:44:02 PM »

Wow, great job!   Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Proud member of SEEN: the Society of Ernestly Embroidering Nerds

http://ernestthesiger.org
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
How to Make Chicken Wings
How to Grill Lobster Tails
How to Grill Corn On The Cob
How to Make Beef Tenderloin
Crock Pot Recipes - Chicken Chili
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: TVP Chik'n Nuggets
@Home This Weekend: Colorful Garden Chairs
Craftster Quickies: How to Make Palette Coasters

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.