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RachOfTheJungle
« on: April 26, 2004 08:56:46 PM »

Hello!

I painted these jeans a couple of years ago, just thought I'd share them with you guys.

Also, a friend of mine is making a website for me so I can sell stuff to help me pay my tution. Any advice (pricing/etc) in that regard would be helpfu, plus any advice from you craftsters would be great!


http://images.snapfish.com/33%3A6266%3B23232%7Ffp3%3B%3Dot%3E2329%3D473%3D7%3A3%3Dxroqdf%3E2323435%3B39%3B86ot1lsi

(The front of the pants)

http://images.snapfish.com/33%3A6266%3B23232%7Ffp3%3B%3Dot%3E2329%3D473%3D7%3A3%3Dxroqdf%3E2323435%3B39%3B88ot1lsi
(front and back cuff designs closeups, respectively)
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2004 09:28:39 PM »

Wow, those are awesome! What did you use to paint them? or is it a print?
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2004 09:32:56 PM »

Thank you Smiley

First I sketched the designs with light chalk. Then I just used fabric paint by squirting it out of the tube and using a brush to apply it.

It's held up in the wash, by the way, in case you guys were wondering.
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2004 10:08:49 PM »

Those are gorgeous!!!  Shocked  

I've been wanting to redecorate some jeans but hadn't really fallen in love with any techniques until now! I am SO making these!!!
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2004 10:13:34 PM »

Wow...those are absolutely beautiful!  I might have to try something similar...& much worse... Wink
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« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2004 07:36:01 AM »

Those are fantastic... and I bet they last longer than actual henna  Wink  
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« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2004 12:14:56 PM »

where did you get the designs from??? or did you free hand them??? either way they are gorgeous! and BTW something like that in a high-scale boutique in NY would go for anywhere between $70-200! I've seen it happen! WAY TO GO!!!
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« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2004 08:46:32 PM »

Wow!!! Those jeans are wicked awesome.  What kind of paint brush did you use?  I'm sure you'll sell alot.  Good luck!
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« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2004 09:40:04 PM »

those are some absolutly fantastic jeans!!! They look quite designer-ish so I would say I would pay about.....$90.00 american....they look awesome!
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« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2004 07:28:51 AM »

OMG - those are the most beautiful jeans!  I'm going to have to try it.  

Are there rhinestones in the pattern too?  From the photos, it looks like there's something shiney.

I was just working with Tulip Demension paints last night, I think that would be perfect for this project.  (Wouldn't it?).
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