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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: my neck gets cold on: March 24, 2008 09:44:12 PM
you did such a great job with all of these. Wonderful sense of design!
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Chanel and Tuxedo-Inspired Black and Cream Lace Dress on: March 22, 2008 03:48:41 PM
you did a rockin' job!
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Vintage Yo Yo Sweater on: March 15, 2008 11:08:08 PM
I like this look a lot - good job!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: O.O what.is.that?!?!! ~New bag and shirt. on: March 14, 2008 09:24:12 PM
I dig your patchwork! I have been wanting to make a similar patchwork messenger style...you're inspiring me!
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Babydoll dresses, so cute, so image obese! ++TUTE on: March 13, 2008 11:33:12 PM
Great! you started with some awesome materials too!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Flirty springtime pillowcase skirt on: March 13, 2008 07:40:58 PM
Thanks for all the appreciation, pals! It is so nice to be able to come here and share successes and be inspired.

cute_anarchy: Here these are called Goodwill "outlet" stores. I don't know if they exist outside of portland?

3littlechicks: I did this pillowcase skirt different than the standard way of using the pillow opening for the bottom edge. To feature this print I used the pillowcase on its side, which also allowed a little more bum room, and leg walking room for that matter.

Here is an attempt to illustrate. I cut approximately along the red (diagonal) lines to create a front and back. I made sure the width at the top was 1/2 my hip measurement + a seam allowance, to be sure it would fit over my hips.
7  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Re: Naruto Jacket on: March 12, 2008 08:06:46 PM
This story warms my heart. Your happy boy could be the poster child for the handmade revolution!!!
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Flouncy green skirt from a ratty old duvet cover on: March 12, 2008 07:42:58 PM
I really love this skirt, great job! Retro color schemes are so unique. The ribbon was a neat idea.
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Flirty springtime pillowcase skirt on: March 12, 2008 07:39:14 PM
I think this is my favorite recon EVAR.

This cool retro pillowcase was purchased at the Goodwill's last-stop-before-the-dump where you buy things by the pound! It became a happy skirt with the help of a thrift store tee shirt for the waistband, and an old slip and a bit of fabric from the remnant bin for the second tier. I really had fun doing the twill ties in the back that kind of bustle the skirt. I really like the muted color scheme, that is somehow still springy.

10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: old holey sweater to cute cardi on: March 12, 2008 07:17:44 PM
Nice save! I would like to try this...
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