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Maraleopard
« on: April 25, 2012 01:04:39 PM »

(does this count as general clothing? or would it fit better in reconstructed?)

just finished today. i love it SO MUCH. i worked on it for about a week & a half, almost every day. this is an exceptionally long time for me. & i loved every minute of it.





i'm wondering about the front skirt though, now that i'm looking at these pictures. anyway.



my favourite view.





i couldn't get enough of photographing it, hehe. there are all manner of things in here: clothes worn once, half of a failed corset, all kinds of scraps, an atari teenage riot shirt, a never worn bra, zippers, a bandanna from my childhood, a much cherished broken bracelet, a petticoat that wasn't full enough, a garter belt...

some detail shots:





i molded this on my dressform, instead of working from out of a pre-drawn pattern. it was so much fun to do! sewing all of it together a little less.





even more pictures & information & suggestions on making your own on my blog (:

i'd love to hear your opinion on it!
either way, thanks for looking! have a fabulous day/night!

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05/10: oh wow, i'm featured on the front page. this is a first! thank you so much <3
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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2012 01:15:14 PM »

WOW! I am loving this so much, I must make my own Grin Your color choices are incredibly pretty and I love the zipper-details and the utter poofy-ness of the skirt-part...
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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2012 01:24:11 PM »

(does this count as general clothing? or would it fit better in reconstructed?)

Because there are so many things in it that started out life as other things I think I'm gonna move it over there.

It's gorgeous!!!
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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2012 01:39:32 PM »

talk about a stash-buster!!  Cheesy  nicely done!
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« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2012 01:57:40 PM »

I love this! It is simply gorgeous! I especially love how the zipper doesn't go straight up the back.
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« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2012 02:01:24 PM »

I'm in love! Its very Emilie Autumn Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2012 05:43:14 PM »

AMazing! I love it! Terrific work! I think the skirt is my favourite part ^.^
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« Reply #7 on: April 25, 2012 05:56:58 PM »

wow, truly beautiful!
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« Reply #8 on: April 25, 2012 07:20:02 PM »

wow! this is crazy awesome on so many levels. hitting the button for you, because it roxxors my soxxors. Tongue
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« Reply #9 on: April 25, 2012 07:29:06 PM »

this dress is awesome , I love making scrap dresses like this  too and your right its soooo much fun
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