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20-05-2013
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I want to buy these boots solely to paint the heels and soles black.


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05-06-2013
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My latest costumisation has been shortening this skirt by making a new waistband. I got a little carried away and therefore used a black elasticband since it was the only thing I had, but I am going to wear it with a top or belt covering it anyway.


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07-06-2013
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flaunt the imperfection
 
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^^that's a lovely eyelet fabric...
nice for summer...

i rescued a capped sleeve smock top from my friend's giveaway pile...
it's a really beautiful fabric...
navy with very graphic orange print...
but she bought it insanely big...

so i took a tuck pleat at the back by the label and added some gathered elastic near the bust to take in the neckline but keep the volume...

it's an absolute success and i am really pleased with the results!
yay!

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21-12-2013
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i've been doing some stuff lately...
i've got the sewing machine out and i get a little better every day...

been working with cashmere and fur...
just bits and bobs...
will post some stuff eventually...

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just a small easy project, but immediately successful...

i have a mini leather bracelet with mini studs which i got sometime in the 80's from a street vendor...
it has always been very special to me because it is almost dainty and the idea of leather in pink was quite charming to me...
however i never wore it because it is pink and nothing else i own is...

finally- i was cleaning my art supplies and found a can of black paint...
i made a swift decision and grabbed the bracelet and just dipped it in the paint...
i let it drip and dry overnight and then i scraped some of the paint off the silver metal studs with a pad...

it is so much better than it ever was and it replaces a black snakeskin bracelet with studs that i lost several years ago...

yattah!!!


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