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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Lolita inspired Dresses + Military Coat, on: January 29, 2009 07:59:22 PM
SO I got a little carried away and made a jacket i have very little use for in (TEXAS) but extremely adore, omg, i love it, its all velvity with gorgeous trim and little flaps on the back and a hight military collar-  oh babeh No pattern used, just a scribbly sketchbook idea- brainstorm

Ive been practicing working alot on my dresses- let me know what you think! I got super Carried away this week and just made made made made made, i wanted to share with yall!
THank you so much for looking! Also No patterns just tons of thunderthoughts!

Thank you for looking! Tips comments, anything would be very much appreciated!
Thank you!
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Pink BackPacks (A Little IMG heavy) on: January 29, 2009 07:48:47 PM
The second and smaller of the two made- i perfer this one, but then again, im not much for backpacks? I wonder what made me want them so bad---?

The first made, is much thicker and larger, ment more for large quantities of books carring---

Enjoy- I didnt use a pattern i just brainstormed them up and went went went-  i could show/share my brainstorm-

Anyways, they each took four hours to made, maybe five with how mindless and and easily distracted id get!
Thanks for looking!
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / help. dress questions last unicorn (purple long sleve dress) on: October 09, 2008 04:46:16 PM
Hello, for Haloween i am (hoping) to be the lady amalthea from the last unicorn.
I am hoping to make it out of double knit fabric so its a little strecthy a little thick and just right.
however i already tried and by chance i made a bag dress. does anyone have any good patterns to offer, ideas tips, elastic on the top collar/shoulder edge, ect:
heres some pics, my faveorite of the dresses is the last (amalthea6.jpg)

4  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Mermaid skirt and matching brooch (tutorials)(image heavy) on: September 17, 2008 08:50:22 PM
Hello, My name is Kitty and i needed to use up some cutesey mermaid fabric so i made a skirt, and a matching thing to pin on a suit jacket, or something or other.also this will be my second shot at tutorials. I made a tutorial for both the skirt and the pin. The pin is simple you could do it with any fabric! I hope you find them handy!

-My Skirt-



-My Sewed Brooch/Pin-

-Tutorial For Skirt-

First I cut my fabric into two squares about 17 inches tall for my tummy to my knees and each one about 44 inches long to equal about 88 inches about my knees.

Then i cut a strip of dark blue fabric 40 inches long about 6 inches bigger than my 34 hips. I folded the strip in half and sewed it together.

I sewed my mermaid squared together. Pretty sides kissing.

See now it makes one long big rectangle.

Then i cut alot of white rectangles and sewed them together to make them MUCH longer than my mermaid square (which is about 88inches long right now)

Then i hemmed one side of my LONG white rectangle.

And then gave it pleats about 1/2 an inch apart to make it about the same length as me mermaid rectangle (88inches)

Then I hemed one side of my mermaid rectangle. (Not to be full of myself, but this must be one of the best hem jobs ive ever done :3)

Then about an inch from the bottom I sewed my white pleats to the back of my mermaids.

See you can flip it and there about a 1/2inch of mermaid covering my pleats. So the pleats are just peaking out.

Then I sewed my blue strip(waist band to my mermaids.

Now its added and you cant see the ugly top of my mermaids.

Pull a strip of elastic thats slightly smaller than my waist size through the tube of dark blue.

it will make your skirt fit you.

I usually use a safety pin on one end to help my pull it through. And I also safety pin my other end of elastic to the edge of my material so i dont lose it inside the tube.
Once you get your elastic through (unsafety pin) sew your to sides of elastic together, and very well at that.

One under the other.

Now you have a circle of elastic.

See your other side of mermaid isnt sewn yet. Its still just a rectangle

Now sew your dark blue fabric to the elastic.

The the edge of the other side of the tube uner so not to see the unraveling. and sew it over the other side of dark fabric.

Then proceed to sew the two sides of mermaid down and together.



Heres the materials i used (you can change em up if you like.
An extra scrap of mermaid fabric.
Sturdy Felt
Rick Rack

Cut out the mermaid (or picture on your fabric) that you (or I) want.
Cut out some shapes (any you want) slightly bigger than your cut out fabric picture (or mermaid in this case).

Sew lace, rick rack, ect to the edge of your felt shapes.

you can layer felt over a big felt pice.

Now pin your fabric mermaid (picture) where you want it on the felt.

Now by making your zig zig on your sewing machine wider and the stiched closer together
you sew around the edge of your picture very carefully.

Now you can sew on lace to the bottom and add a safety pin to the back so you can pin it on a shirt or jacket.

Good luck crafting!

5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Kitty's 3 layers of cake dress (tutorial)(and imageheavy) on: September 14, 2008 11:33:20 PM
Basicly I was flipping through one of my lolita bibles and a white dress with a collar got me to thinking this crazy idea-

I ended up using some floral fabric and made this dress, i used what rick rack and lace i had on hand, . I used a 9 inch zipper, and maybe could have used a bigger one, and stapled a bunch of white printing paper together to make my own pattern.
I wanted to show off to craftster, and tommorow once i get my tutorial scanned in, im going to post it up here.
I hope it's easy to follow- im working on the tutorial ideas- making the dress is easy in my head- its just sharing those ideas in an easy to follow tutorial thats tricky!

 heres what he finished product will look like.

I got carried away with the glamour shots, tee hee.


thank you and good luck crafting!
6  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Discussion and Questions / Cheza Cosplay Beads, Bracelett and Necklace??? Help! on: December 27, 2006 05:25:43 PM
 I'm trying desperatly to finish a costume for a really fun Cosplay :]]
However I'm having REAL trouble with Cheza's (from wolf's rain) necklace and braceletts.
I was thinking about glueing some beads to a leather chocker...or something and painting a gold-ish colour.
Yet I want the necklace and braceletts to come out very nice, I'd buy some if the websites that once made them still were selling them.
So I'm now left to make me some.
Can you help?
If you have ANY tips, ideas, or anything, please let me know!  Or if you could make me some I'd be happy to pay you for your trouble!
.v. pics .v.

7  CLOTHING / Costumes: Completed Projects / Oni-Con Constumes '06 on: December 19, 2006 02:46:24 PM
This year for Oni-Con i was inspired to be Shia from Pita Ten and i begged and i pleaded for my little sis to come with and dress as Musia from Angel Dust /Neo. She did!
Anyways i completely made my whole costume (with my sisters help >.>)
she helped a ton!
And for her costume we copied some Lacus CLyne Cosplay skirt i have, made her Musia skirt a little longer and painted the buttons on her jacket blue. (she had a simple costume)
Yes i know were geeks from dressing up but it was totally fun and all in all i think it was pretty sucessful; felt like sharing!

Thats my sister all decked out; super cute!

Me ^^

Together  .:v:.

8  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Puffy Sleeves, and Bust/top of dress Help! on: October 15, 2006 03:07:04 PM

Ohhhhhh goodness, Id be eternally gratefull if you'd help!
9  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / White and Blue Flowery strappey fun dress! :O on: September 24, 2006 07:37:41 PM
Sorry if this is a horrid post, but ive been skulking on craftser for a month or so now and i finally decided to do something usefull :O
Anyways I have this really frikken awesome dress i got a year ago and I absolutely love it, its black and white and i liked the way it looked on my body so i tried to copy it and by using my own made up pattern on newspaper :O
I made it with some flowery blue material because i have these cool blue shoes with rainbows and unicorns that needed one dress to match with.
Anyways here's my final result:::

~oh and im going to try and make a tutorial, cuz tutorials are always nice nice!~

Yup, the pics are A++++ but id love some comments and suggestions or anything thank you!
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