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« on: July 30, 2007 03:58:55 PM »

Ok, this was in... 2005 I think. It was my first and WORST recon. I didn't have enough money to get new garb after mine was ruined by rain the year before, so I threw this together in a few hours. I took a vest I bought from Goodwill, darted it in the back, and sewed up the buttonholes while making new holes for the "corset". For the chemisse, I took an old ladies nightgown and cut the neck out of it and ruffled the neck a bit. I'll post my more recent recons later when I can find my camera :-p

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« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2007 08:07:27 PM »

ha-- I am so NOT deleting this post as you requested!  I think it was very clever of you to re-use a vest the way you did!  I can't tell you how many vests I have that no longer fit, but would look great as faux corsets!!!

Gotta love a craft crisis and the solutions craftsters come up with!

I like this recon, so your request is denied!  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2007 06:55:14 PM »

I think it's cute Smiley  It looks really nice laced up Wink

« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2007 09:08:58 AM »

Agreed, the corseting is a great idea!

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« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2007 02:30:30 PM »

You look so cute! I probably wouldn't have guessed that that was a reconstructed vest unless you pointed it out. I think that was a very successful rigging. <3
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