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« Reply #60 on: July 22, 2007 04:28:26 PM »

thats so unique!! I love it! How did you weave the pop tabs together, with wire?
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« Reply #61 on: July 22, 2007 10:23:38 PM »

I'm so going to make that! you did an amazing job, it looks flawless. would love to see it on you. Hope you got a good grade!
I've start saving my pop tabs already. (I actually just snuck around the house (I really should be asleep...) and collected about 14 of them.) how many do you you think it took? Is it heavy? Is it comfy? can you post a tute? how did you do it? I have so many questions, but regardless, I love it!
« Reply #62 on: July 25, 2007 12:06:41 PM »

that is amazing/ it must have taken you forever though! to get all those soda can tabs & then make an awsomely BEAUTIFUL dress, wonderfus  Smiley

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« Reply #63 on: July 28, 2007 09:49:45 AM »

Thanks, guys!  I appreciate the comments.

There really is no way that I can possibly give any tutorial, sorry.  This project was for an advanced level sculpture art class; I did a lot of experimentation to get what I wanted.  On top of that, I am a fashion major, and I am really in love with patternmaking.  Although I did not create a pattern as I would with a normal dress, I would say that it helped that I understood the process.  All I can say about how I did it, I think I have already said.  Quite frankly, I doubt that I would be able to re-create it again.

That being said, however, I did make this.  My theory is, if you are really intent on it; it's been made before, it can be made again!

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« Reply #64 on: August 02, 2007 04:43:22 PM »

 Shocked Way Cool! I am trying to get my husband to make a chainmail one for my daughter. Excellent job!!
« Reply #65 on: August 03, 2007 04:38:18 PM »


love it.   love it.   love it !   

i would like to attempt one.
 truly inspired.  Cheesy

« Reply #66 on: August 04, 2007 10:42:41 PM »

thank you so much for the information it is an amazing piece, my mother was floored when she saw it. i am definately going to make one we have a small fish bowl full of tabs my mom has saved. where did you get them all?
« Reply #67 on: August 04, 2007 11:01:34 PM »

This is incredible!! It must have taken you FOREVER! Wow - do you have an action shot? Is it wearable?
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« Reply #68 on: August 04, 2007 11:45:37 PM »

man i bet this dress would look HoT on it's wearer! i like the pop tab idea but i don't think i could set down and do all that! fantastic job!

« Reply #69 on: August 24, 2009 06:50:33 PM »

This is hot! It looks like it has a lot of shape to it. You should totally wear this to a nightclub! I wrote a blog post on pop tab fashion at http://iminlovestyleblog.blogspot.com/ and featured your dress with a link back to your original topic post.

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