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1  CLOTHING / Shoes: Discussion and Questions / Canvas Decoupage Question on: March 20, 2012 05:43:35 PM
Hey folks, I've decoupaged a few pairs of shoes now, but they've all been that fake or cheap leathery/vinyly material. However, a fellow I know asked if I could do a pair of canvas shoes for him with comics.

So my question for you is, can I? How well does it work on canvas? Or does anyone have any tips for working with canvas shoes? Also, slightly related, should I be sanding down the leathery/vinyly flats and heels I've been working on; I hear people say it helps the glue stick more.
2  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / Latin T-Shirts! on: May 15, 2010 02:09:39 PM
One day, the girls from Latin class and I decided to have a stencilling party. From this came some of the nerdiest shirts ever. Sorry about the pictures. Each shirt has our Latin nickname on the sleeve and some words on the back.

From left to right: Vici (Not actually Latin), Papillae (Breasts), Avia (Grandmother), and Ebriosa (Female Drunk)

Again, Left to right:
Carthage must be destroyed!
The English language has no future.
Because real men have rocks fall from their mouthes
I came, I saw, Latin conquered me but I conquered history.
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Strapless Dress Ideas/Help? on: May 15, 2010 11:35:46 AM
Alrighty folks, so I got this most excellent peice of fabric and I've decided I want to make a strapless dress with it. Now, problems lie in that it's a panel type of fabric, with a single image thing going on (if that makes any sense to you) and also I'm not the best at sewing.

I've been scouring the internets and having trouble finding a pattern/tutorial for an easy strapless dress that wouldn't require me to really cut or change the fabric too much. I'd also like to put a zipper into the back of it. So I figured I'd come to you lovely folks who might have some rocking ideas. I greatly appreciate any help you can give. Thanks a bunch!
4  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Archie Shoes on: October 09, 2009 04:17:47 AM
So after seeing some of the great shoes on here I decided I needed a pair of decoupaged nerd shoes. I of course picked Archie comics because besides being super awesome when I was little he pretty much taught me to read. They're holding up pretty well, I sprayed them with some acrylic protection spray of some sort.

5  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Stenciling: Completed Projects / WoW and Anime shirts! on: October 08, 2009 04:41:44 AM
So here are my first stenciling projects. Took me forever to post them cause I wanted to wait til I could put up pictures.

DPS stands for Damage Per Second for those not in the know.

The boyfriend and Spike from Cowboy Bebop.

Close up.
6  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Froggies! My First Cross Stitch on: April 21, 2009 08:25:40 AM
Hiya folks! So, I've been a long time lurker but this is actually my first time posting. I finally broke down and got account because just hanging around like that was starting to get creepy. Anyways, this is my first cross stitch project ever so take a look. Also, how does one take apart a skein of floss with getting completely entangled? It's a skill that has eluded me for years. I did my best to iron out the hoop rings before framing it. Those lines are just from my epic fail at framing.

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