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Topic: Homemade Bikini Contest @ Local Bar (No, I'm not kidding)  (Read 3000 times)
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« on: August 02, 2005 04:08:03 PM »

Yup, on August 6th a local bar in our town is having a bikini contest in which you can win actual dough.  The catch: the garments have to be entirely homemade.  Given where we live it's sure to be painfully funny as it's a kind of diy culture out here 24/7, 365.  I haven't actually decided whether or not I have the cajones to enter (probably not), but I thought I'd field ideas that could be whipped up quickly.

Anyone?  Bueller?

I'll be going no matter what just for the entertainment factor so if I see any truly inovative ideas I'll pass them on.
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2005 10:08:30 PM »

Homemade?  now is that fabric or seeds,  beads.   Maybe lettuce.  Poptabs. Paper. Crochet, knit. Plastic laundry jugs. Popcans.
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2005 10:11:18 PM »

Coma_Girl, when I read your "popcan" idea at first I thought it said popcorn.  Now that would be a site, all strung up like a Christmas tree... Although it probably wouldn't do good under water...

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« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2005 10:29:23 PM »

ive seen these beforeeeeee and something cool to do would be fish hooks (pointy ends grinded of course) all strung together with other wire.. that would take forever though and i would never finish it haha

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« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2005 10:53:57 PM »

I made a bikini once entirely out of faces cut from glamour magazines.  Sadly, I live in SLC, UT and am unable to attend said contest.

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« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2005 11:16:56 AM »

The Oakland Museum (California) had an exhibit several years ago that was all about trash/recycling.  Among the many, many cool items, there was a bikini made out of budweiser cans.  The cans were cut so there were flat pieces to work with then, I guess, holes punched all around then they were kind of crocheted together.  I guess it made an impression on me tho' I can't remember the total specifics.

(The wedding dress made entirely out of underclothes, complete with veil and train, were pretty cool too...)

Good luck!  I hope you come up with something great and win big!
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2005 04:12:39 PM »

FISH HOOKS!  EEEEEK.  (runs away to hide in cellar)
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