This was meant to fill out my conservative work wardrobe. The biggest pain in was the cutting. It was much easier to put together than I thought. I did substitute the double folded hems for a serged rolled hem. I also shortened it as it was wicked long. This cut about a 2/3 of a …
This is a recon of 3 men’s shirts into a high waist-ed circle skirt. I left the seams exposed for a deconstructed look and then added a pop of color around the hem with appliqued yarn strands. This project took about 4 hours including figure out how to do put it together
Exposed seam sweatshirt
So I was looking for a stylish sweatshirt for those days when a coat is too much. I used a basic raglan sweatshirt pattern and a circle skirt and serged the seams and darts. I then installed a high collar inspired by many a sci-fi movie. Then installed an exposed zipper. It was a pretty …
Half-naked homoerotic fireman dress
Every girl needs one you know. This is a dress I made and then remade and then made again. Lesson: DON’T SEW WHEN DOG TIRED. it still rocked… and in the end it was right-side up despite the picture here.
Embellishment on a killer fallout Costume
So I modified a wide collared jumpsuit added magnetic button and yellow piping as well as a yellow fabric top stitched 13 on the back.
Black and cream vintage-y reconstructed dress
So in order to tackle a project I really need to think it through. Below are all my little notes and such that I made before I made the dress above. While not a fully fleshed out tutorial it give a good idea of the process. This starts with sketches and a plan.
Roman slave outfit
This ditty was a quickly for the playa… It is a one size fit’s all number that can be worn several ways due to the magic of rope… my beloved beloved rope. By the way these toga creations are harder than the look. Getting it to hang on the body without flashing all the time …
Dark red wool-blend scraf
It is a dark red ribbed scarf done with Wool-Ease chunky yarn and a fat fat crochet needle. Anybody could do this scarf. I hadn’t really done any crochet in *gasp* 20 years.
Cozy wizardy playa coat
I have plans for this diddy… it is really fun and mega cozy. It turned out bigger than I expected or really desired but was good all in all. I will modify this one down and definately use the pattern I created in the future. I put it together in a night (about 4 hours) …
Curly Scarfy in dark red wool
This is the project I finished this week. It is a dark red ribbed scarf done with Wool-Ease chunky yarn and a fat fat crochet needle. Anybody could do this scarf. I hadn’t really done any crochet in *gasp* 20 years.
Craft-tastic office top
Tunic, McCall’s Pattern M6127 So this little tunic is part of McCall’s Pattern M6127. I made a black ribbed rayon jersey one first in size 26