Wednesday, 13 June 2007

Pettycoat starting

I boughht a canvas - flax + cotton. The technique is taken from the cottesimple web. It seems easy but my main problem is not enough experience and skillfullness and pinning dress on myself.

I cut the fabric in two rectangulars. Holding it as in the picture I pinned the hips. This was the easiest of all.

The back was not so funny at all. I had to make a line along the and one in the front middle.
The result is here.

But it didn't please me.

I repinned and repinned.. I have to save another day for this work.
When I tried to turn the basted seams it was winding in the front.
I don't like making patterns, I admit that I don't know nothing about them :-(

Friday, 1 June 2007

Fake Cornrows

As the title says I tried to make a hairdo that would look like the classic cornrows. It's very comfortable, hair is free but it doesn't reach a face.

But cornrows are much more difficult especially when you have to comb yourself alone. This one wants to divide hair to the upper and lower halves. I recommend to tie all the hair around the one you're just working with, it will mix. You can also play with rubber band colours.