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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby oieoou » Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:54 am

I only ask because I want to make it look, more or less, professional and I had this idea in my head that it would look better if it was deconstructed. Although in the back of my head I know it probably wont look very good Ill still give it a shot.
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby trav » Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:26 pm

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$20 at 6pm. thinking about throwing these on a christmas list and trying to dye them like a light beige. I used to dye white guitar parts with coffee grounds/water and they came out looking kinda cool. wonder what it would do to the white canvas
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby iwtt » Sun Dec 08, 2013 2:28 pm

when one of my favorite parkas was on the verge of disintegrating and i had to repair multiple tears i went ahead and added this patch to the back of it, idea kind of stolen from rafs saville parkas maybe? a bit more prominent than ideal but i'm quite fond of it

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby thomaspaine » Mon Dec 09, 2013 6:09 pm

Weird to be so excited about rivets

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby slappa » Fri Jan 03, 2014 1:50 pm

I finally came around to ordering new colors from Italy. They came in a week before christmas and I had some crazy busy days finishing up both orders and some presents for my family. One of the presents was a cartridge bag for my girlfriend that I couldn't finish before she left Copenhagen to spent christmas at her parents in Norway. I actually 'gave' her one back in 2012, but was defeated by my abilities to make one at the time - so the project was put on hold and I guess she kind of forgot about the whole thing. I had my eyes on an Acne bag as reference, while incorporating design elements from an earlier cartridge bag I made and an Alexander Wang bag she loves.

She came back to Copenhagen yesterday and I could finally give it to her after 14 months of delay! It was the best feeling and she loved the bag.

Laced cartridge bag
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Button stud strap closure
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Reference bags in spoiler
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby smiles » Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:08 pm

I altered and dyed an old margaret howell shirt. It's too slim/not quite my style so I'll give it to my GF. my sewing skills improved a bit but I'm still quite sloppy.



new fabric is lightweight japanese-y chambray

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby sick boy » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:05 pm

I made a small wallet type thing by hand last night using some scraps of chambray + a button from the shirt the scraps are from.

Process pictures for anybody interested:
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby FeministFatal » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:17 am

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I made a dress this Saturday! Pretty dang excited, I had never successfully made something from a pattern before. Well technically not a pattern, I used a dress my grandma made for my great grandmother as a pattern. Fabric is the ticking stripe pattern, the stripes are a blueish grey but it's hard to tell. My aunt used it to refurbish her couches, but it's actually not too heavy. I threw it in the wash first and it's pretty soft.
I am thinking about buying some cheaper fabric and making some more (possibly with a dart in the back to make it more form-fitting, although I like the silhouette) and trying to sell them on etsy or something.





Thoughts about the dress? Thoughts about fabrics? Thoughts about marketability?
It cost me less than 15$ to make.
I am on a DIY high right now I just want everyone to everyone to sit around and sew together XD
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby Syeknom » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:27 am

That looks so fantastic!

Fabric, pattern, fit and pockets really remind me of this shirt by Tender which is an excellent thing in my book

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby FeministFatal » Tue Jan 21, 2014 5:31 am

Oh my especially the pockets! (smiling) Yay! More people should dress like train conductors is what my dad said when he saw it haha
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby can- » Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:11 pm

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby matrimonioids » Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:50 pm


shirt with single 'j' back seam i made. cut pants into shorts


tanktop with single back seam and accents that i made. shorts i made from a pair of pants, and made them (a little) dropcrotch. leather pocket was one of the first things i sewed.

i need to keep working on my tops though, im still not pleased with how i made them. and i need to iron my clothes.
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby germinal » Wed Jan 29, 2014 1:52 pm

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby can- » Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:52 pm

some t shirts I made in collabo w many months ago







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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby jrisk » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:56 pm

those look great ben, are they screenprinted?
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby germinal » Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:44 am

That was almost a year ago now, wow.
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby sknss » Thu Jan 30, 2014 10:50 am

Is that a Prison Break tee? What's the story behind those prints?
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby smiles » Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:14 am

Last one looks like brunelleschi or something
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby germinal » Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:22 am

First one is St Joseph's church in Le Havre, second is a blank box logo, last one is the Hagia Sophia
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby smiles » Thu Jan 30, 2014 12:21 pm

We should make lab coats. With 8bit bizarre silk pattern. No one has ever done that

This shit. Thomas the bird is totally chilling In here.

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby sick boy » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:12 pm

I've had some spare time in between exams and the new semester, so I made some gloves.





edit: the material is some sort of brushed twill from a pair of pants that got made into shorts, for a pattern I traced my hand, cut it into the sections of each panel, added more space for seams and space in the glove, and added some gussets for flexibility
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby RomanEmpire » Tue Feb 04, 2014 10:57 pm

Has anyone tried using T shirt iron on transfers before? I want to put something like these on some black/white t shirts


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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby BobbyZamora » Thu Feb 06, 2014 6:16 am

Trust me, you don't wear XS in American Apparel. I have a 34 inch chest and XS (my normal size) is incredibly tight on me. I honestly have to size up to a Medium in American Apparel.
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Re: Small wallet, big ideas - the DIY thread

Postby slappa » Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:45 am

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Sure, I've put some more pics in the spoiler.



I appreciate all your kind rep comments, it means a lot to me (love)
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