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1  Two reconstructed tops (slightly image heavy post) in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Alphanomical on: February 20, 2007 08:37:49 AM
The first top, was brought from topshop about 2 years ago in the summer. I really liked it but it was tied at the back (at the very top) and by a rouched strip of material in the middle (at the back). This meant that everything below this flared out a little and generally became very annoying. To combat this, i used Generation T's 'Tying Game' project. The t-shirt now looks like:


and from the front the top now looks like:

The other top, i also brought 2 years ago, but this time the sleeves were seperated at the outside seam (just until it reached the main body of the t-shirt). I also found this really annoying, so i punched holes in each sleeve and tied it together with a ribbon, corset style.

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2  Harry Potter - Mischief Managed: Fred and George stenciled t-shirt in Stenciling: Completed Projects by Alphanomical on: February 20, 2007 07:26:17 AM
I found this icon on Xanga:
and since the twins are two of my favourite characters in the Harry Potter books (+ James and Oliver Phelps do have pretty hair in the 4th film), i decided it would look really good stencilled onto a t-shirt.  

Using a stencil found on stencilry (thank god there was), and a cheap top from H&M, i managed to come up with this:

A closeup of the stencil (taken from stencilry)  

...and a close up of the text:

I was tempted to put 'Weasley's Wizard Wheezes' on the back (at the bottom) as well, but i'm not sure if i should actually bother with this. Hmm, what do you all think?



I have indeed stencilled 'Weasley's Wizard Wheezes' on the back of my t-shirt (ok well i did complete it a while ago, it's just taken me ages to put the pics online)

Now all i have to do is wait for the 21st July....
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3  Re: It just had to be done in Knitting: Completed Projects by Alphanomical on: January 04, 2007 02:47:14 AM
Thankyou to everyone for all your suggestions, but i found a very simple way to stop the scarf curling.
I lost some of the scarf width (which i didn't mind too much), as i folded it in half and sewed the two edges together.

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4  It just had to be done - Gryffindor Scarf in Knitting: Completed Projects by Alphanomical on: September 25, 2006 08:03:11 AM
Yes, i just had to get it out of my system for my first 'proper' knit.

So here it is, the Harry Potter Gryffindor scarf:

Unfortunately as you can see it has rolled (i have pulled it out a little on the left hand side so you can see what it should look like), since i've used stocking stitch.

I might considering knitting a 'back' for the scarf and sew them together, but i'm unsure how effective this will be. Has anyone tried this?

If not i'll just say to people that it's a magic scarf which responds to heat. It's curled up right now because it's cold.  Wink

Finished scarf pictures further down the page

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5  My first try at stencilling in Stenciling: Completed Projects by Alphanomical on: September 25, 2006 07:36:19 AM
I thought i'd try a bit of stencilling to brighten up some of my tops. For this one i've chosen a (not very original) crow stencil.


On me:

I'm fairly pleased with the way it's turned out, considering it's my first go, and i'd like to do some more in the future.

So, what do you all think?
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6  Band Jeans in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Alphanomical on: May 27, 2006 10:56:21 AM
Once upon a time, while out in Camden, i saw a girl wondering around with a blazer she'd customised with HIM lyrics and the heartagram. I thought to myself what a great idea.

A few months later i came up with the idea of making some Jeans to honour one of my favourite bands - Epica.

It's taken me about 8 months to actually start them and 2 months to sort them out complete them.

Here's the result:

And on the back:

As youmay or may not of noticed i've got them part singed. I saw them in April when the Jeans were half completed and only 3 of the band members wondered round the place for a little. Still i'm seeing them again in June (on my 18th birthday - hurrah) so i'm hoping to get them completely signed then  Cheesy
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