Month: April 2015
If you read my post about up-cycling an old wine bottle (click here to read it) then you will remember that I was having a bit of trouble with the clear wine bottle.
After a lot of elbow grease and a number of cleaning agents, including but not limited to: hot water, dish soap, baking soda and vinegar, nail polish removed, rubbing alcohol, hand sanitizer, and a LOT of scrubbing I was unable to get the stickium off the wine bottle. So I gave up and went out to get Read the rest of this entry »
I have been working with a friend to make her first Steampunk outfit.
This outfit has given us one problem after another. After finally completing it in two whirlwind multi-day sessions the outfit, consisting of an insanely pleated skirt, problem-riddled-now-lacing-instead-of-zipping bodice, and a jacket that would have been fine if we hadn’t been working on it at midnight after a day of chasing her toddler around.
All that said and (finally) done, she needed a hat, because its a Steampunk outfit – you must have a hat. So I gathered a bunch of scraps from her garb and headed home with them. This is what I did with them. Read the rest of this entry »