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« on: June 25, 2005 03:52:14 PM »

Hey.  I decided to challange myself with this one by using stuffed animals for the main part of my outfit.  I bought THREE large stuffed animals

a old frilly curtain

and a couple old cheap slips


I didn't use one of the slips or the stuffed doggy, but I did use all three bears, and they didnt offer me as much fur as I though they would.
Here is a picture of the unstuffing process (the messiesy thing I have ever done)


after I destuffed them all I un seamed all the seams, which was fun, lots of ripping and hand hurting fun.  I ended up having a bunch of odd sized peices of extremely messy and sneezy bear fur.  I then had to patch work them so they would make bigger peices of fur-fabric, so I could do the design I had in mind.  I liked the idea of a halter with a see thru back, so I did the back with the curtains.
The skirt is assemetrical with the pink and white slips, and the curtains.  There is a fur (rim?) haha, I dont know how to say it, but you can see in the pictures.  I added an bear eye to the halter, and also a bear eye as a button on the skirt.


this is the side view, the back also has corset lacing, with little bows, just so its more adjustable, so that is what the pink ribbon hanging off is.


This is the whole front of the outfit, the halter doesnt look the best on me, because I have a unusually large chest, so it makes me more burley looking.  I think on a normal average women tho however it would look nice. 


this is a close up of the back (sorry its a bit blurry?)


and a close up of the halter, detail and whatnot. 


here is the eyeball button on the skirt.

This was a fun project, I think stuffed animals have more uses then I thought.  I plan on making a purse with the puppy.  This was mostly hand sewn, and then done over with a machine in a couple places.  It reminds me of something a stylish eskimo would wear to a wedding.  haha.

Thanks for looking!

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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2005 05:56:12 PM »

As much as this project worries me--you know, the whole do teddy bears have feelings issue Wink --I am VERY impressed!   What a crack up!  My boyfriend and I are sitting here chuckling out loud.  I was very scared when I saw the photo of your hand reaching into the teddy bear to pull out the stuffing and had NO idea what was coming next Smiley !
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2005 06:16:40 PM »

OMG   


I just have to say that you are amazing.  I have never looked at stuffed animals in that way.  I get rid of so many of the kids animals.  I just hate the little critters.  I may have to rip them apart.

way to go.
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2005 07:58:00 PM »

OMG   


I just have to say that you are amazing.  I have never looked at stuffed animals in that way.  I get rid of so many of the kids animals.  I just hate the little critters.  I may have to rip them apart.

way to go.

ahh the end of the stuffed animal ordeal..
my kid rack em up too! I wish I would have seen this BEFORE i donated that 39 gallon trash bag full of toys to the SA .
 Cheesy ahhhhhh well .. guess I got a good reason to let papa continue bringing home those truck stop crane machine toys Wink
I love the set ! Especially the top! kat
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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2005 08:09:18 PM »

This is disturbing on so many levels....

BUT I LIKE IT!!!!  Who knew my sons old animals would be in fashion...literally??? Great work!
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« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2005 09:13:58 PM »

That is vaguely similar to a challenge on Craft Corner Deathmatch on Style Network.  They had to make a hat using stuffed animals (actually, I think it was embellish a hat).  I thought it was a pretty neat idea, although not for the faint of heart or the very young ones!

Very inspired outfit and nicely designed!  Love the creativity too - more, more!
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« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2005 11:48:42 PM »

Props for being super creative!
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« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2005 07:56:07 AM »

This gives me an idea for a swing coat, ROFL.  I'm sure some of us recall those patchwork rabbit fur jackets that were all the rage  back in thee day,  he he. Anyway I never liked the length but a patchwork swing coat would look adorable on my daughter Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2005 11:47:23 AM »

Whoa! How shall we say???Fashion Runwayish!  I just love it!!!!!
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« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2005 08:27:48 PM »

thanks guys, it was really fun to design.  I had a really good idea for the dog originally, but it was too small.  Oh well the three bears worked nicley!  hehe

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« Reply #10 on: June 28, 2005 06:40:47 PM »

the three bears never looked like that in my story books! BUT wow I am so impressed! Kudos for the imagination! I really think it all works fabulously together!!
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« Reply #11 on: June 28, 2005 06:47:33 PM »


This is the whole front of the outfit, the halter doesnt look the best on me, because I have a unusually large chest, so it makes me more burley looking.  I think on a normal average women tho however it would look nice.
Lol, nothing wrong with some chest action! This is super cute. Like others have said, it's a totally unique take on materials! Very impressive.
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« Reply #12 on: June 28, 2005 09:27:58 PM »

I opened this up and out of my mouth popped, "What the he//?"

A teddy bear masacre, slips and a curtain - this girl is mad! It's one of the oddest ideas I've seen in a long time - I LOVE it! So well done, and such a unique idea.

I sympathize with the whole, over-busty thing. My niece is disappointed to be so small chested in such a large bosomed family, what she doesn't get is how much nicer her clothes hang on her. Well, we have it going on anyway!

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« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2005 09:45:06 AM »

Oh no, the teddy bears!!  Cry

Very creative though  Grin
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« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2005 06:26:11 PM »

wow  I cant believe how creative you are!!!!!!  I just joined this site today and I cant believe the things iam seeing!!!  Blows my mind!! Shocked
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« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2005 08:33:56 PM »

That is an awesome design, and I was very surprised by the items you chose at first. Wow, that top is killer!
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« Reply #16 on: June 30, 2005 05:27:59 AM »

LiquidScissors, your novel entry really opens one's mind to possibilities.  Such unexpected items combined to become a truely "over-the-top" outfit. 

--A side note-- I took premuim books (the guidelines for entering items in our local county fair) to Good Will store manager this week------ they give a special award to the best "clothing recon item"------ and was telling her about this challenge and your entry in particular.  She was blown away too!  Loved the idea.
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« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2005 03:17:05 AM »

 Shocked
oh the poor bearies!!!

props to you for the super creative idea!  Cool
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« Reply #18 on: July 02, 2005 06:44:19 PM »

 Cheesy

I LOVE IT! The teddy bears are so freaking adorable in your top!! I wish I had that kind of inspiration... amazing. I think you had one of the most creative and out there ideas this time--- fantastic!!

I'm in awe

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« Reply #19 on: September 15, 2005 11:34:39 AM »

I love it!  Esp the eyes as buttons.  I always wondered what happened to the 4 million bears I see each time i go to Savers!  LOL!  Glad to see the found a home, and a whole new purpose Wink
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« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2005 11:20:57 AM »

I loved it I actually thought you were going to make it so that you were going wear the bear faces in the front but what you did was great!!!  Shoot forget about fur yarn cut ups some toys and make the fur jacket!
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« Reply #21 on: November 05, 2005 08:33:31 PM »

hahahah!! that's so cool!! it totally reminded me of that mr.  bean episode where he uses a little kid's teddy bear as a diaper!!
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« Reply #22 on: October 06, 2006 07:25:02 AM »

Bizarre...but cool. Looks great.
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