Extra! Extra!

Added Nov 18, 2009

by Ruffles Gazebo

Adelaide, Australia

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Description

this project was based around the idea of “creating your own fabric” so i decided to use newspaper, rippped up into to small little black and white pieces stuck onto contact. once enough ‘material’ was made, i cut it up into pattern pieces and sewed it together. very time consuming ripping all those pieces…
the garment is bad up of two pieces, the bodice(corset style) and a tutu style circle skirt.
im happy with the outcome, its very fun to wear…just not comfy or practicle!

Material Notes

newspaper, contact, ribbon, boning, hole punch!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Costume

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    Aug 10, 2011, 10.28 PMby Laura Baker

    love the idea of paper on contact! so inspirational!

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      Aug 11, 2011, 01.00 AMby Ruffles Gazebo

      oh thanks for the lovely comment! i made this in year ten, so quite a few years ago now, i was actually looking at it the other day and contemplating whether i should throw it out or not. i think you’ve convinced me not too :)

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      Aug 13, 2011, 01.28 AMby Laura Baker

      Good! Don’t throw it out! That would be such a waste of time and talent!

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    Feb 6, 2010, 12.00 PMby buddingnaturalist

    Very cute-great idea!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 11.18 PMby prairieponygirl

    Oh My Gosh! I love it! It’s so sculptural. Beautiful!

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    Feb 4, 2010, 11.18 PMby prairieponygirl

    Oh My Gosh! I love it! It’s so sculptural. Beautiful!

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    Dec 6, 2009, 05.10 AMby kitwinter

    That is fabulous – great photo too!

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    Nov 21, 2009, 04.53 AMby soonsoon

    This is awesome!

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    Nov 20, 2009, 08.56 AMby marepiaff

    beautiful!

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    Nov 19, 2009, 03.52 PMby carottesauvage

    A luminous idea……….

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    Nov 19, 2009, 10.01 AMby giulia-ge

    Wath a beautiful idea! and the shape of the dress is awesome! I would like to try a pattern like this on real fabric!!

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    Nov 19, 2009, 01.59 AMby marloncosta

    cooool!

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    Nov 18, 2009, 10.51 PMby Brian Remlinger

    nice photos… very nice… fashion is not about comfort :)

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    Nov 18, 2009, 03.40 PMby jays

    nice! i like the skirt!

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    Nov 18, 2009, 02.04 PMby hajnika

    Cool! Now ,you can make a lovely dress from your newspaper pieces, : ) …I like that neckline esspecially.

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    Nov 18, 2009, 01.29 PMby tick-tick-machine

    sooo CUTE! ;)

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    Nov 18, 2009, 10.21 AMby tamaracaracol

    beautiful, but I imagine it is a little noisy

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    Nov 18, 2009, 09.11 AMby girlywhirly

    hehe, awesome!

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