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Thursday, September 16, 2010

The Clown




What:
Silk Blouse- Self Made (Keyhole Sleeve DIY)
Pants- Rickys
Shoes- Aldo
Necklaces- Self Made & The Dollar Store
Belt- Thrifted

My family members keep making fun of me for adding holes to my clothes...I remember back in Elementary school my mom used to get mad at us kids for creating holes in the knees of our jeans...I don't remember if I actually did that...but I remember my older brother doing it for sure.  The silly things we do for fashion...and at such a young age!!
As you already know I made this shirt (and then used it for my Keyhole DIY a few years later)...what you may not know though is that I made it using the left-over silk after making my Wedding Dress.  At the time I was quite obsessed with dyeing silk....so I went a little crazy, dyed a bunch of silk, drafted some patterns and made some clothes.  This was the first of those projects...and I have to say probably my favorite.  It also happens to be my hubbys least favorite.  He likes to make fun of my rainbow clown shirt....
I really need to get painting some silk, I had bought all the supplies to that I could paint pretty pictures on silk (much like paiting silk scarves, but I wanted to do it for clothes)...but I have yet to try the resists (drawing a picture, going over the lines with a dye "resist" and then painting the dye between the lines, it gives it a stained glass picture look).

8 comments:

Jodi said...

Dang you are creative alright.. love the outfit.. I like your necklace too.. you dont look like a clown at all, this top is gorgeous... I am inspired by your talent!!!

406 Olivia said...

Whoa! I can't believe you dyes that shirt! Just lovely. Seriously digging the striped trousers too.

Fifth Sparrow said...

You're always so amazingly creative! I really want to learn how to dye shirts now... hmm maybe I'll wait for a DIY tutorial from you first! Your shoes are awesome too! xx

Snappy-Q said...

I don't think it looks like a clown, it looks like watercolour!
You are so talented.

Kimberellie said...

I love this look, it is very beautiful. And I agree with Miss Q, it is like a watercolour! Great proportions.

Oh, I would love love to see a diy of scarf painting silk painting whatever you call it. I would love to try it!

heart: miss furnellie

LaToya said...

That top is amazing! Love those colors!

Hugs,
http://achameleonscloset.blogspot.com/

Daphne said...

What a pretty blouse. Can't beleive not only you made blouse but even did colors of the fabric. You are so talented. Loved your necklace project as well.

Emma at Daily Clothes Fix said...

Hi. Found your blog through your comment on mine. Loving your top (and the 60s style dress you wore a few days ago). Will definitely be following.