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: Do you know about all of these Craftster features?
Total Members: 302,611
Currently Running With Scissors:
629 Guests and 26 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: Craftster Craft Challenge  (Read 406 times)
Tags for this thread: craft_challenge_44_entries  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: November 10, 2012 04:07:27 PM »

I made this cute ( not so little) she is a very petite 16 year old, and wanted to be "Sally" from nightmare before Christmas. Of coarse no Sally is complete without her trusted friend "Zero" to help keep her safe. He is " Floating" above her sewing kit/ purse/ trick or treat bag. I didn't use a pattern, as my daughter doesn't know how to imagine what the end result will be, so I just measured her and went from there. She also wanted Sally to be a bit more frilly, so I added a pink satin slip with a sheer white lace of cob webs. It was really hard for me to tear the fabric to make it appear old and tattered, but I did it for her. Her sewing bag is a cardboard box that I covered with white glue and fabric to make it patchwork. Zero has a dowel holding him above the wooden spool (that I crafted from a large dowel with wooden wheels for the ends) left over from another project, with doll needle, and black cotton yarn, and large colorful scissors. I free handed the pattern of Zero's head from a picture and added a little pumpkin, I stuffed with cotton batting. His ghost body is 4 layers of cheese cloth, starched slightly.
   Sally's dress is just a simple patchwork dress with machine embroidery at each seam to look like black stitches. I enjoyed making " my baby of 4" her very own one of a kind Halloween costume. She wore it the week before to a costume party.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1543
Joined: 23-May-2006

Hello, my name is glamis and I am a bibliophilic..

View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2012 01:27:31 PM »

You forgot to add pics!

I am collecting any kind of skull shaped beads and patches-feel free to send me spare ones  ;-)
draw me s.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Filmmaker Malla Nunn Discusses Her Favorite Movie
Jeannette Walls Talks About Her Life
Bob Shepherd Talks About The Infidel Podcast
Author Jonathan Alter Discusses His New Book the Defining Moment
Visiting Author Jodi Picoult in Rome
Latest Blog Articles
Spotlight on: Book Making & Binding
@Home This Weekend: Magical Fairy Garden
DIY Summer

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.