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Topic: Peek-a-boo Blouse + Alice Bands  (Read 12658 times)
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« on: September 12, 2005 10:25:18 PM »

Unfortunately, I don't have a before-shot for this reconstruction, but it was basically just a plain red sweater with a very ugly too-high v-neck. So I re-cut a deeper round neck, and used some left-over fabric to created a "blouse" which looks like it is underneath. It was very fiddly and I made a lot of mistakes because I have never tried to sew a blouse, but it turned out okay...

http://filehost.to/files/2005-09-13_01/063032_red1.jpg

In this picture, I'm wearing the top with a skirt I made out of the same fabric. I would never really wear this!! Haha. It's too... co-ordinated! Grin

http://filehost.to/files/2005-09-13_01/063224_red2.jpg

I also created a set of Alice Bands. The gold and black headbands were made by winding ribbon around plain headbands and sewing on a bow. The pink one is just a ribbon which fastens with elastic. The purple one was made by glueing segments of a broken PS2 CD onto a headband. (I got this idea of another poster, who was inspired by the Miu Miu mirrored headband, although I can't remember who it was! I'm sorry!!)

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« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2005 10:41:39 PM »

I love the outfit!! Very adorable!! I would totally wear that, but then again, I can be too color co-ordinated.
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« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2005 10:55:35 PM »

wow that is tOO cute . everything you make is SO cool!! the aliCe bands are especially gReat ! i've been inspired. hehe *runs off to make some aliCe bands*
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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2005 01:17:06 AM »

That is soooo cute!!I love the alice bands.

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« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2005 01:22:54 AM »

Thumbelina- you make the most gorgeous stuff!

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« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2005 04:34:02 AM »


It's all so pretty!! And you look cute in the outfit  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2005 05:26:14 AM »

That's really cute! Cool It does look a bit like a catalogue photo though.  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2005 07:36:47 AM »

you look adorable in that outfit! (apologies if i sound patronising there  Smiley) i love the shirt, and the alice bands - i have a black one with a bow on the side and it's my favourite (^_^)
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« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2005 11:24:01 AM »

Wow great recon ther ..... nice job. I love making alice bands lol ..... out of ribbon and tapemeasures.
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« Reply #9 on: September 13, 2005 11:42:23 AM »

I love those Alicia Bands, I'm inspired now. I like the top as well, and I don't think that the outfit looks too awfully matchy-matchy, it just sort of looks as if you're wearing a sweater over a dress. It's all really lovely, though.
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