A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: It's time to vote for your favorite swapped project! Smiley  Vote now through Sunday, August 30th!
Total Members: 302,676
Currently Running With Scissors:
694 Guests and 14 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: Who's the fairest of them all?  (Read 1196 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Lettersalad
« on: March 30, 2013 05:07:10 AM »

I'm a mother of three wonderful girls, ranging in age from very nearly 8 to a while now 11 (with a soon to be 10 in between).
I'm interested in renaissance faires.
I can sew, too.
You see where that will lead, do you?
Of course I get all kinds of costume related wishes from the girls, and sometimes (well, more like every time) I bow to their wishes.

This is my youngest daughter in her Snowwhite costume. You would have guessed, would you? Cheesy
The skirt originally was an old curtain of some vaguely shiny fabric. I had some scraps of blue velvet (the cheap kind pressed in all directions), red polyester, and some denim.
Used the poly to make a lining for the velvet and the inner parts of the sleeves. Reinforced the outer sleeves with a denim backing. Used two zippers for the inner front part of the bodice (I had some musings about just making a new, bigger part when she outgrows this... but forgot about the armpits. Too tight there). The apples grew by themselves in our garden... Wink


(The legend says "The consumption of apples in this costume is on your own authority..." in german. Face was deleted due to our no-kids-pic-on-internet-policy, not due to apple eating.)

Happy crafting,
Salad
THIS ROCKS   Logged
craftylittlemonkey
"Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde
Offline Offline

Posts: 6069
Joined: 03-Jun-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2013 05:59:10 AM »

First, I love this dress! It's absolutely wonderful, brilliant job! The slashed sleeves are wonderful and the zip up bodice is so clever. As for the underarms, that will be a puzzle to figure out but do post your solution when you come to it, I think that's a fairly common problem with favourite kid clothes.
Second, I will have to figure out how to do this with faces as I too have a no kid internet photo policy. I can't believe the lack of privacy we are creating for our small people, plastering their images all over the internet! I know I would never have forgiven my parents if they had done that to me Sad.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

The bad news: There is no key to happiness.
The good news: It isn't locked.
Lettersalad
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2013 07:20:26 AM »

The underarm solution was quite a quick one: sell to smaller kid. I just did not find a smaller kid for now...
To do this with faces... download GIMP (it's free software), use the clone stamp, press ctrl and click on pic for "source", then release ctrl and just click on desired target area, then it will paint it over with your chosen target. Easy peasy.

Salad
THIS ROCKS   Logged
craftylittlemonkey
"Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde
Offline Offline

Posts: 6069
Joined: 03-Jun-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2013 07:31:22 AM »

I have no idea what you just said, I do not speak tech very well, lol.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

The bad news: There is no key to happiness.
The good news: It isn't locked.
Lettersalad
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2013 01:08:13 PM »

Hmmm... you think that would be a good entry for the tutorial challenge?

Salad
THIS ROCKS   Logged
craftylittlemonkey
"Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." Oscar Wilde
Offline Offline

Posts: 6069
Joined: 03-Jun-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2013 01:15:52 PM »

I would certainly make good use of it! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

The bad news: There is no key to happiness.
The good news: It isn't locked.
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
Canon XSi/450D: Set for Fireworks Scene
Canon XSi/450D: Set for Dusk/Dawn Scene
Canon XSi/450D: Set for Copy Scene
Canon XSi/450D: Set for Beach/Snow Scene
Canon XSi/450D: Set for Backlight Scene
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Upcycled Paint Cans
August 26, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Flannel Hoodie

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.