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laragazza
« on: June 24, 2004 11:01:43 AM »

i love swallows (ha, and swallowing, ZING!).  but since i'm broke-ass and can't afford one of those hip tattoos the kids are sporting, i decided to make a something with a classy swallow on it.  behold.

(please ignore knee hair, i'm too lazy to shave)

full unworn look (don't worry, i had pants on when i took the photo...i swear...).  note the classy polka dot ribbon used as a waistband to cover up....

.....my huge mistakes.

up close on the pretty birdie.  i want to put a big letter I above it, you know, to give the men folk a hint when i'm boozing at the bars. Cheesy
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crazyferret
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2004 11:04:49 AM »

I love your skirt!!!
You did a great job!
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2004 11:14:25 AM »

you are too too cute!  (and so is the skirt!)  great job!
me likey!
did you cut the bird out by hand or pattern?
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2004 11:52:31 AM »

it turned out great! you must post a tutorial.... please
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laragazza
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2004 01:38:56 PM »

darbu, you're lucky i'm unemployed.
here's a little number i like to call, really bad paper crafting:


and ms mouse, i just kind of free handed the pattern after looking up a few tattoos (on hot guys).  the neck is all weird but it works, right?
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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2004 04:57:52 PM »

your skirt is lovely!! Thanks for the tut!!
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« Reply #6 on: June 25, 2004 03:41:42 PM »

OMG! Your skirt rocks!  I LOVE the "i" idea!  Too funny!  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2004 09:34:11 PM »

Haha.. I really like your tutorial. Very unique = very cool. I know I'm odd... but your paper tutorial is actually really easy for me to understand. I think it's because I work with paper too before I do anything with my fabric just to get an idea of what I'm doing... because, let's face it, most of the time I have NO clue about what I'm doing.  Cheesy

Anyway... I really like your skirt. It looks super great on you... unshaved legs and all (which you couldn't tell, by the way). Haha.. mine aren't shaved either, but I figure I've got a great excuse... it's fall and I need the extra warmth.  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2004 01:33:19 AM »

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HAH.. That's fabulous!
(Oh, and so is your skirt.)
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« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2004 12:17:58 AM »

Omg!!  I did the same thing, lol not for a tutorial but to figure out how to cut a circle skirt without making seams!  Folding paper and cutting is an awesome way to do test runs. Kiss
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