Zipper rib cage


Something for a trashionista Halloween? Zipper rib cage art work by Elodie Antoine.

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2 comments:

  1. love this. my biggest obstacle to doing more trashion is when something goes wrong I don't know how to make it look like it happened on purpose - while I have decent sewing skills, getting something to transform from what it is to what I imagine it can be often results in MORE wasted material. Where can I source all the wasted fashion items? I would love to recycle items into more cool stuff but i don't have the cash to go buy from .. well anywhere. For the last year all my clothing seems to be just get hand me downs from friends.

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  2. There is nothing wrong with hand me downs, but most of my trashion materials are not the clothes that I wear in everyday life. I mostly wear second hand. In Finland we have an organization called Helsinki Area Recycling Centre (Pääkaupunkiseudun Kierrätyskeskus). It is a place where they sort out stuff for recycling and also sell them. They have a separate department for crafting materials and totally free stuff. It is and excellent place to look up free material for testing out projects with out having to pay for them. I would also recommend just calling thrift shops up. Say that you are a crafter and are looking for inexpensive materials, most can probably give you some of their stuff that is is too poor condition to sell (2nd grade of second hand). I actually use them a lot in my trashion crafts and have got so much material just for free because otherwise they would have just thrown them out. Paints, and other hardware store supplies I pay for.

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