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Corset for the Business Professional

Corset for the Business Professional
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Tuto : repoussage Avalon. - Travail du Cuir Une seconde photo, peut-être plus explicite ? Un dernier travail avant sèchage, les coupes décoratives exécutées au couteau à pivot. Voilà ! Pour les finitions, chacun aura son p'tit truc ! Pour ma part, je n'ai teinté cet ouvrage qu'à la patine Eco-flo de chez Tandy (attention, son emploi est un peu délicat)......... On peut, cependant, mon cher David, accentuer certains creux avec un surplus de teinture dispensé au pinceau fin dans certains endroits stratégiques; puis, on termine avec un bon cirage. Cela dit, pour l'ensemble de ce repoussage, si l'on n'est pas tout à fait sûr de l'effet produit par un matoir, ou si l'on doute de la façon de s'en servir, il vaut mieux avoir, près de soi, une chute de cuir que l'on peut martyriser à loisir pour s'entraîner. Nono, ce travail a été exécuté à l'aide d'un maillet en aluminium qui donne une frappe sèche sans esquinter les matoirs mais je me suis longtemps servi d'un maillet en bois. Maintenant, je vais dîner.......

DIY Fashion: Painted Galaxy T-Shirt - College Fashion Galaxy print tee shirts are among my favorite trends of the past year: there is something so whimsical and retro-cool about colorful clouds and stars splashed across a tee. You can find a ton of handmade galaxy shirts, shorts, or even jeans on Etsy, but these items are usually pretty out of budget for the average college student. Want to try the trend for cheap? It’s easy to make a DIY galaxy shirt. What you’ll need: Black t-shirtFabric PaintSponge brushesOld toothbrushPlastic plateCardboardOptional: Glitter How to: 1. To start, squirt your paints onto the plate to make a palette, then place your piece of cardboard inside your shirt to prevent the paint from bleeding through both sides. 2. 3. 4. 5. Voila! What do you think? Do you like the galaxy print trend? Posted on on September 14, 2012 / Filed Under: Fashion Tips / Tags: Budget Fashion, Budget-Friendly, DIY, DIY fashion, Do-it-yourself, galaxy, How To, shirt, T Shirt, Tutorial

Edwardian Corset skirt A few years ago I fell in love with a picture of an Edwardian Walking Costume, in the book Haute Couture & Prêt-à-Porter, Mode (Fashion) 1750-2000 - Ietse Meij. For those of you lucky enough to own the book, it's on page 79. And also in the book Haagse Hofmode (Hague Court Fashions) on page 27, on the far right. It is the costume on the right, in the picture above. I found this image here A description of the dress: A Liberty& Co Walking Costume, consisting of a blouse, skirt, coat and mitaines (fingerless gloves). The skirt has an attached corselet but without, as more commonly, the point going upward, but going downward instead. A picture of a corset(waist)skirt in dutch called a keursrok. Pattern of typical corset skirt: How to sew boning into a corset skirt. I do not intend to replicate this costume, my costume will be merely based upon it, but I do want to keep close to the original look. * All image above are from; Ik kan kostuumnaaien, dated to ca. 1905/1909*

how to add elbow patches to a sweater! Elbow patches are one of my favorite trends this season! Last month, I shared how to hand print hearts on your jeans and we recieved many requests for a patch tutorial! I asked Amanda to show you how she would do it in this next feature.... Enjoy! Supplies needed: cardigan, fabric (this is a great way to use scraps!) 1. 3. 6. Thanks so much, Amanda! Happy Monday, everyone.... xo. Shoe Makeover I love the simple, carefree style of laceless tennis shoes, especially in the summer. They're the best shoes to slip on before running errands, shopping, being outside, or really anything. I've been drooling over these Keds for a while now... However $50 for one pair of shoes really isn't in my budget. So when I saw plain white Keds knock offs at Walmart for only $5 , I knew exactly what I wanted to do. Materials Needed: Plain White or Off White Tennis Shoes (Walmart has them for $5 and Target has them for $9)RIT or other brand Fabric Dye1.5 " wide ElasticStrong Needle and Thread (in coordinating color) Although I love the muted colors that Keds sells. First take out the laces In a large pot Boil your water. Rinse your shoes off in the sink with hot water When your water is boiling, turn it down to more of a simmer and add your dye. Let them sit, stirring them around every once in a while, for about 10 minutes or until they reach your desired shade. Here's how mine looked once dry: Shoes- $5

Cuir repoussé et sculpture du cuir Cuir repoussé ou sculpture sur cuir Afin de comprendre facilement cette technique, vous devez, avant de commencer le travail du cuir, vous exercer de manière à apprendre à bien manipuler le couteau à ouvrir. Munissez vous d'un morceau de carton solide (pas trop épais) ou un morceau de cuir que vous humidifirais des deux côtés, dessinez les lignes du patron avec un objet émoussé sur le patron. Vous devez essayer de suivre ces lignes avec le couteau à ouvrir. Faites bien attention à la bonne position du couteau, comme vous le verez dans le chapitre COUPE. Assurez vous lors de vos exercices préliminaires à ne pas être tendu de sorte que vous puissiez plus tard découper de grands modèles sans problème. Dés le premier exercice, vous vous apprecevez qu’en manipulant correctement le couteau à ouvrir, vous obtenez une coupe profonde régulière et qu’il n’est pas difficile du tout de tracer des ronds et des lignes curves. La découpe Les tracés du model sont coupées avec le couteau pivotant. Accueil

How To Make An Easy AND Versatile Shirt (For Cheap!) Wow, it's been over a year since my last clothing tutorial.. How did that happen?! Anyways.. I've seen a few shirts like this floating around the internet. I saw them, loved them and thought, wow.. So, I did. It was super easy, super versatile! It cost about 5.00 to make and took under an hour. I took pictures along the way, but sadly there is not much light in my little apartment. So, I have some lovely digital illustrations as well.. I hope they can help make things clearer! You will need: A sewing machine A yard or two of fabric Fabric or lace for the sash Matching thread Scissors Like I said in my first tutorial, I don't measure, but this part is pretty simple. I hold the fabric over my torso, until it reaches my sides, I add an inch or so, then cut! You will need to make two of these. It's okay if you make them a little too big, the shirt is supposed to be a bit baggy. Plus you can always take the shirt in later. The long skinny, wavy piece above is for the sash.. we'll worry about that later.

DIY Fox Scarf with Free Pattern I’d like to introduce to my little friend here, Frédéric. He took one foggy afternoon to whip up and has been lazily resting on my shoulders ever since. He is made from the finest of flannels and the coziest minky, and boy is he toasty. Want to make a Frédéric of your own? The best thing about this pattern is that you can make a variety of different animal scarves with it: raccoon, wolf, or skunk perhaps? Round out the snout and ears to make it a bear or panda. Keep reading for the full DIY Fox Scarf tutorial and pattern… DIY Fox Scarf with Free Pattern Begin by downloading the Fox Scarf Pattern. You can make the fox scarf body as long as you want, just use the pattern to shape the head and tail. Sew just the face together on the inside and flip right-side out. Cut out the ears, sew and turn right-side out. Place them where the pattern ear line is and zig-zag stitch them down to the flannel fabric only. Here they are popped up. Do the same for the legs. Pin the arms and legs to each other.

Old Mens T-shirt Sewn Into Women's Dolman Tee My husband and I are runners so we have a million t-shirts. I love transforming these boxy, oversized tees into something I will actually want to wear other then for a nightgown. I love this heather grey and wanted to make it into my favorite style tee. I love the comfortable, effortless style of the dolman tee... It took me about 15 minutes or so. Supplies: DIY intructions: Full Video go here (it's old though). Begin by removing the collar of the shirt, pull to create an off the shoulder look. Mark your 1/2 your hip measurement inside the t-shirt so it's even. Pleat about 4 inches up by folding accordion folds and pinning through front and back. Mark your arm hole measurement and pin from the under arm seam to that measurement. When you sew, start at the bottom hem and sew up to the under arm seam in a gradual line. Cut all the excess interior fabric away or serge the interior.

HANDKERCHIEF SKIRT A handkerchief pointed-hem skirt is flattering to all, but especially for short-legged people because the points break up that horizontal hemline. No pattern is needed to make this skirt style. It is a simple block layout. One easy way to get that effect is to hem two squares of fashion fabric, each having four points (called a “handkerchief” hem) and layer them for an eight-pointed look. Experiment with swatches of opaque and transparent fabrics as you design and discover what happens when you overlap two layers of the same colour or harmonizing colours. The top layer could be trimmed shorter than the under layer for a tiered look and the hemline could be decorated with flat braid trim or fringe, if desired. You will need: 2 ½ yds. of fashion fabric, 45″ wide1 yd. of waist band elastic, 1″ wideCoordinating thread10 yds. of flat ribbon braid (optional) The size of the circular opening should be just big enough to pull over your hips, and can then be tightened with elastic. Like this:

Lacer le cuir Il est également amplement employé et offre une admirable finition a l’ouvrage. Il remplace magnifiquement les coutures. Après avoir troué le cuir avec un emporte-pièce, une alène puis élargi avec une alêne de laçage dite épissoir, ou avec la meilleur solution qui sont les griffes pour percer qui facilite le travail car elles permettent de percer plusieurs trous en même temps, il vous suffit de passer un lacet plat de cuir de 2 ou 3mm de largeur. Vous pouvez tailler l’extrémité en biseau et utiliser un passe-lacet pour faciliter le laçage du lacet de cuir. La technique de base consiste à insérer le lacet dans le premier trou, passer à l'extérieur et réintégrer de l'autre côté dans le trou suivant, serrer et tendre celui-ci, et ainsi de suite. Pour achever, ne faite pas de noeud pas le lacet, il suffit de prendre celui-ci entre les couches de cuir puis serrer. Une pince dde couture ou un valet de couture vosu faciliterons la tache. Une explication en vidéo pour le laçgae du cuir:

How to Make a Shirt Smaller When you buy most of your wardrobe off the clearance rack and from thrift stores, odds are that most of the stuff is not going to be in your size. ie: GiNoRmous trousers and teeny tops. :) While I haven't figured out a way to make small things larger, I do have a system for making shirts smaller. Fair warning-- this is not rocket science and I'm not one for specific measurements when it comes to sewing up thrift store finds. This makes my detail-oriented, sewist/seamstress of a mother VERY uncomfortable... but that's just how I sew. ;) Step 1: Try on your extra large shirt and figure out just how extra large it really is on you. Step 2: Take off the shirt and turn it inside out. Step 3: Sew it up! Extra tip: I pinned the shirt in place along the chalk like that I wanted to sew up-- this just keeps everything in place and it makes it so that there is less that could go wrong. PS-- Sorry I don't have more tutorial photos. From extra-large to a good fit. :) Want to see how I tied my scarf?

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