Here’s a couple apropos tutorials for this week. Actually, I have one of my own as well to add. Hopefully will get to it this weekend, just need some good pics. Both blog sources Outsapop and Monoxious are awesome, i’m a long time fan. I think with some twerking both of these diy ideas could turn into something spectacular. Tip: East Bay Center for Creative Reuse or other bulk store. New=way to expensive.
Ok, only vaguely in the realm of steampunk but c’mon. Tutorial is on All The Good Girls Go To Heaven.
Long-time fan of Zoetica’s blog Biorequiem. Among her many talents is makeup artistry. Behold!!!! and Shazam!! Don’t be afraid of the bright
Another good one (at least potentially good) pattern from Burda Style.
Inspired by yesterdays post on Neo Dia, I remembered an origami folded top from Tomoko Nakamichi’s Pattern Magic. I featured another top of hers: Wearing a Square. Turns out Lisa from Only the Small Things (who did the Mustard Hoodie) also came up with a stellar dress using this technique. Really, really cool.
Apparently this was made by laser-cutting fused plastic grocery bags. I think you could totally do something similar with shopping bags, a hair dryer, and fine knife. From Craftster
Coat pattern along the same lines as yesterdays feature on Vivienne Tam. Crossover Coat 09/2010 #120 – Sewing Patterns | BurdaStyle.com.
This is a sweet-ass companion to this weeks earlier post on hoodies/zip ups. Thanks to Small Things for the writeup on how she made it. Recommended for a somewhat seasoned diy-er or beginner with balls. Small Things: Mustard Hoodie: The “Pattern”
GREAT idea for Burning Man. Overview | Flora Brake Light Backpack | Adafruit Learning System
Inspired by Lisa Shahno’s work earlier this week, I remembered that there are some batty geometrically flavoured patterns in the Pattern Magic series by Tomoko Nakamichi. The Wearing a Square pattern is one of the more wearable items in the books as well as one of the simplest. It can be made from a variety of fabrics including stiffer material making it look more like a business jacket, drapey jersey, and atypical metallic blends. The […]