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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Recreated Clothing! on: August 10, 2010 04:05:24 AM
That's so kind!  I love that necklace too--it is such a strange-looking thing, but really cute and whimsical. Wink  Everythings better if it's made by someone you know.  Ah, thank you, I wish that were me, but my lovely friend, Linn is the one who modeled.  She is truly a natural beauty!
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Recreated Clothing! on: August 07, 2010 04:08:00 AM
Thank you thank you!  I am not really sure what I'm considering at this point.  It's so hard to know. Smiley
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Recreated Clothing! on: August 01, 2010 07:32:38 PM
No, I don't!  You have to have an invite, don't you?
4  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing Machines: Discussion and Questions / Need a bobbin and case for vintage husqvarna sewing machine! model Cl 21 on: June 30, 2010 12:23:17 PM
I wasn't really sure where to put this, so if this belongs somewhere else, feel free, of course, to move it! Smiley

I found this beautiful old husqvarna in the dumpster at my apartment complex (hurrah for dumpster diving!) and it runs beautifully, even though it looks like it's been through hell.  It even has a working lightbulb intact!  I cannot find anything online, and am wondering (as they surely cannot manufacture these parts any longer) if anyone knows where I might be able to find a part?  Or perhaps if anyone has an old machine for scrapping?  Thanks so much!

Emily A. Long
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Wilco Screenprint & Hstens Oversized Pillowcase, Boho Slouchy-bag on: May 07, 2010 02:44:53 AM

I made this springy bag yesterday, wanting to use one of many screenprints I have lying around waiting to be made into something useful.  I didn't want it to look tacky, just sewing a screenprint on something, so I tried to incorporate it so it looked more deliberate.  Thanks for looking! 
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Recreated Clothing! on: May 03, 2010 02:03:56 AM
Talentof_None I have screenprinted the text onto the shirt!  You should try screen-printing if you have not yet.  It produces really crisp results! Smiley
7  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Geaux Spring/Summer 2010 (part one) on: May 01, 2010 12:44:09 PM
I want all of it!  Beautiful, really!
8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Recreated Clothing! on: April 28, 2010 02:34:02 PM
Thanks for all of the feedback!  It really brightened my day.

lucy32-I love vests too!  They're a great way to add dimension to an outfit AND are super-simple to make (no arms to have to mess with sewing on)  Wink

bec89-I would love to make a tutorial.  I will have to research how tutorials are done and will make one as soon as I have the time.

alwaysinmyroom-Thank you, I have been blessed with a school sewing room with lots of old sheets and curtains that are fairly attractive/good quality. 

fluffybaka-Thanks so much.  This is one part of my final project this year, and I figured taking photos of the clothes would be much more fun than hanging the clothes for the exhibition.  (Kudos also to Linn, the blonde one, for her photographing skills of me, the brunette!)

9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Recreated Clothing! on: April 28, 2010 07:33:56 AM
A tunic made from old curtains and a vest I altered that came from ZARA

A jeans vest made from an old pair of jeans, a silk shirt made from a night-gown, and a necklace made out of two old necklaces and a lone earring

A vest made from old curtains and jeans, and a crop-top (?) made from an old dress (also, same necklace as before)

A dress from Ginatricot, that I dyed and printed with potato-prints, a lace bolero made from an old table-cloth, and a necklace made from pearls and wire

A shirt made from an old large tee (inspired by one I saw in Gossip Girl) and necklace made from wooden beads

A shirt made from lace, bolero out of various cloth pieces, necklace and belt constructed by me, jeans altered from pants

A shirt made from size 44 button-down (inspired by one in a magazine) bag by me, and shorts altered by me

Tunic altered by me, necklace by me

Shirt and skirt by me

Shirt made from sweater and pajama shirt

Dress from lace and curtains

Shirt from old drapes, necklace of string and beads

Shirt by me (my grandmother made the owl-necklace;))

Shirt and text by me

Shirt altered and dyed by me and necklace by me

Shirts by me (The Runaway American Dream)  Skirt by me

And a bonus slouchy-bag made from an oversized Hstens pillowcase and an original screenprint!

(pictured: linn lundgren, emily long)
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Red Draped-Bust Tank on: April 21, 2007 04:57:17 PM
Battle of the Bands is next weekend and I wanted
something new and red to support my [dear] brother's
band called Red Hot Pefection.  

This is what I came up with.  It's from 3 different coloured red
shirts.  I double layered the chest area so it could be worn without
a bra.  I later discovered that it was a terrible idea and it
would be very dangerous to wear such a loose fitting shirt
without something under it.

front view: (please excuse the messy room and hair)

The sides of the chest area are cinched as is the center.  The dark
red band continues to a back and then goes down in a triangle
(hard to explain  Huh)

Thanks so much for looking!
Enjoy your day/evening  Smiley

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