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21  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Boxy Button Down to Shirred Girly Awesomeness :) on: June 02, 2011 11:50:27 AM
Thank you Cheesy
22  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Get Product and Website Opinions / Re: Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Wants My Dress on: June 02, 2011 10:06:40 AM
That's is way undercut, It's kinda like taking advantage because I'm sure they think you're young, never sold anything like this, etc.... At least take how much you worked on it (materials also) and value that at a good rate ($$ per hour) and that should be your minimum. But they want both dresses that's very cool!
23  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Boxy Button Down to Shirred Girly Awesomeness :) on: June 02, 2011 10:00:45 AM
Oh Man! It's been a LONG time since I've posted anything on here. I really haven't done any crafting since Nov. 2010 because life kinda started rolling downhill for me for a bit. First I got sick, went to the ER, missed Thanksgiving, found out it was just too much acid in my system causing all my pain. But I have tons of digestive issues and took months to work through had to be on a bland diet for two months! Uck. Then in March I fell and separated my shoulder that took months to heal so finally I'm getting back into some normalcy and crafting Cheesy Yay! (also lately I've been working on redoing my blog/etsy/prints and website)
This project I'm about to share was completed before all this &*%$ hit the fan LOL!

I found this awesome shirt at Goodwill, didn't like the shirt but loved the pattern! I've done something similar to this before (https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=342528.msg3977471#msg3977471) so when I saw it I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it!

Since there was only so much material the top turned out a little shorter than I wanted but it's great for layering Smiley
Another little side note, the necklace and pendants I'm wearing were also made by me. Great thing is the chain is actually a chain from an old beat up vintage purse I also found at Goodwill. It's a snake chain and all I did was change the ends to make it into a necklace. I like to wear it doubled up and sometimes I add pendants and sometimes I don't Cheesy

Thanks for looking! Looking forward to getting back into the groove of things soon Cheesy

Some helpful tuts about shirring:

24  CRAFTY BUSINESS ADVICE / Get Product and Website Opinions / Re: Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Wants My Dress on: May 25, 2011 06:47:05 PM
Aim high, I'm sure they have an understanding that it took you a LONG time to make! I agree with all suggestions so far Smiley
25  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Granny's Upholstery Dress and Skirt on: May 23, 2011 06:59:31 PM
Great dresses! I LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE that first dress! And I agree with the 60's 70's upholstery fabric patterns, I'm in love with them also Smiley
26  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: The Girl in Red on: May 23, 2011 06:57:36 PM
Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaang (totally wanna say the other word but I dunno the rules on language here Smiley But that's HAWT!!!!!! Great transformation!
27  CLOTHING / Shoes: Completed Projects / Re: Candy Coated [updated-- I wore them somewhere!] on: May 23, 2011 06:55:25 PM
I'm definitely inspired! I'm thinking maybe some sunglasses? I'm adding it to my to-do list. =]
  OOOOhhh sunglasses sound cool! I'd love to see them if you do it!
28  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: pretty scarf + old tee = loveliness on: May 17, 2011 05:27:40 PM
This is FAB!!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE, note to self must find old scarfs Smiley
29  HOME SWEET HOME / Exterior Decorating / Yard Art / Gardening: Completed Projects / Re: My own little patch of grass on: May 09, 2011 10:14:29 PM
What a cute fantastic idea! Love it!
30  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Wall art with ceiling tiles on: May 09, 2011 05:48:18 PM
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