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Feb. 8th, 2013



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New items added this week on Etsy!

Black Studded Bra 34B

Guns N Roses Tube Top

Leopard Bondage Pants

Black Sabbath Destroyed Tank

Feb. 2nd, 2013



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New items on Etsy!



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Also LAST DAYS for these items on eBay!

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Jan. 25th, 2013



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New! New! New! Skull Purse, Judas Priest Unisex T, Whitesnake Halftop, SLAYER Dress, Aerosmith halter top

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Jan. 18th, 2013



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A few items from my Etsy shop;

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Just a few new odds and ends on Ebay.
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Jan. 12th, 2013



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This week's New Items added to Ebay and Etsy!

Items on eBay ending in 3 weeks wont be relisted.

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Jan. 5th, 2013



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Last month for items on eBay!

Opened an Etsy shop instead!

All previously posted items- AC/DC jeans, AC/DC Bikini top, Cradle of Filth shirt, Lady Gaga Judas vest are all dual- listed for you shopping ease!


Jack Daniel's Vest

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Motley Crue Hoodie

Hog's Breath Saloon Halter

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Sep. 8th, 2011

Thrift store painting


Long flowy jeans skirt tutorial or help?

I was cleaning out my sewing room (hah! more like moving piles from one side to the other to see what was underneath them) and found a bunch of jeans I had been saving to make into skirts.  I really want to make a long flowy jeans skirt, but I'm not good at designing stuff, I need a pattern to follow, so to speak.  I've been hunting the web on and off all day and haven't found anything that really tells me how to turn a pair of jeans into a nice long skirt, all the free patterns and tutes I found were for short skirts.  I did find one, but it was for a long pencil skirt - and I want this skirt to be comfy like my jeans!  Help please?

May. 31st, 2011



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Don't let a moment pass you by!
Shinshay Originals was featured by Raw Artists last week in Austin Texas! The fashion show was absolutely a success!
Don't let all of the best Upcycled clothes on the internet!
Reduce - Reuse - Refashion

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May. 17th, 2011

Playa - Wesley Willis is a rock star


Dyeing a printed shirt

This past weekend I thrifted an awesome shirt with an adorable robot on the front. The only problem is, the shirt is a horrific saffron color that I just can't wear. The shirt is a good size for me, and is comfortable 100% cotton that's been softened with wear, so I don't want to just cut the image off the front and apply it to a different garment.

So I had an idea. I'm thinking about busting out a candle and putting a layer of wax over the design, front and back, and then gently bleaching and dyeing the shirt in a dye bath on the stove (batik, basically).

I've never done this, though. Have any of you? Any advice is welcome!

Cross-posted to sew_hip

Feb. 21st, 2011


Recycled Purse

I have been reading a lot lately about Refashioning and Recycling old clothes.  This was my first attempt and I love how it turned out.  Now I'm wishing I had taken pictures and done a tutorial but I will have to save that for my next project. 
My youngest son had a cute pair of corduroy pants that no longer fit him, he actually only wore them a few times, that I thought would make a really cute purse.  For the lining I used an old pair of pink flannel shorts I had but never wore anymore and the belt is a scrap piece of material left over from a dress I made a few years ago.  I still need to sew the strap on, it's being held with safety pins in these pictures.  I also am not sure what I want to use for a closure.....maybe I'll just leave it open, I'm not sure yet.

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