I Make My Own Clothes

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    Saves A Lot Of Money

    The most I spend when I make clothes for myself is $5.00, which is waaaaay less than what's sold in stores :)
    girlanonymous girlanonymous
    18-21, F
    Jan 15, 2011

    Necessity

    I began making clothes of my own out of necessity. I am tall, extremely thin....no matter how much I eat, ribs remain visible beneath my skin. If clothes fit girth-wise, they are far too short.... if height-wise, they are far too wide, and I must hold them to avoid them falling...
    ValentinK ValentinK
    18-21, M
    Aug 15, 2010

    =]

      Reconstructing shirts is my new hobby :) I have about twelve, but this one is my favourite because of the character I put on there, and the lacing at the sides =] (original source:   http://kekepk.deviantart.com/art/Kratos-38565126 )
    thegirlwiththefatcat thegirlwiththefatcat
    18-21, F
    Apr 6, 2010

    Quirky

    Why buy something if you can make it? Being the creative sort with a quirky sense of fashion, it was kind of necessary anyhow. I mean, how else are you going to find a dress made out of an antique table cloth when you really need one? :D But really, it's one of the great...
    bunnymousekitt bunnymousekitt
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2009

    Making Historical And Modern Clothes

    I started to make clothes 2 halloweens ago and got hooked.   I started trying to use modern techniques and pictures but then moved on to buying fabrics, books and searching for fellow stitchers.  I then got into research on the internet and went to museums and read books, blogs...
    janninehewitt janninehewitt
    51-55, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2011

    Great Way To Expess Yourself

    i love the clothes that cyber goth stores sell but i cant afford them so i make my own. i buy thrift store clothes, cut them up and make them awesome. its fun
    trainrek trainrek
    18-21, M
    Mar 20, 2010
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