i'll never do this again:)!

October 12th, 2009 in member junk     
jacklynn4 jacklynn4, member
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I made this "skirt" out of leftover pieces of screen (from a screen door.) What a pain in the neck (not to mention the hands-especially the fingers!)


Pattern or design used: My own design - Jackie, from Bliss Farm Antiques
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Comments (14)

CottageElements writes: Love your skirt and so glad you persevered! It turned out a beautiful and love the detail you added with the flower. Somethings are definitely worth the effort!

Lani Posted: 11:58 pm on October 13th
junkermidge writes: Not sure if you'll do it again, but I sure hope so. It turned out fabulous! I think Judi said it best "No pain, no gain." Keep on experimenting, I look forward to more of your posts.
Midge Posted: 8:21 pm on October 13th
junkseeker writes: That is amazing! Posted: 1:50 pm on October 13th
shabbychick writes: You did a fantastic job on the skirt - and endured the pain too - congrats! I've done projects (using wire, broken china, etc...) that have wore out my hands - but the end results are worth it (just not something I'd do every day!!).

Your end result is very clever and so cool!

Thanks for sharing,

Kathy Posted: 9:12 am on October 13th
roadtriplouise writes: This is adorable, sometimes we have to have pain to get a masterpiece. Posted: 9:11 pm on October 12th
Junk_Sophisticate writes: Sorry to you for all your pain, but so happy for us to see such a great idea! ;) I really love this. Love that little buttoned flower embellishment too.

Give your hands a good soaking. Nice work.
Candy Posted: 3:29 pm on October 12th
itsnotjunk2me writes: Love the skirt and the dress form! I've been looking for an old vintage form for some time but the prices are way out there. Maybe someday ;) Great design idea...even though it was painful (isn't there a saying "no gain without pain") judi ;) Posted: 2:22 pm on October 12th
fellowjunker writes: I absolutely love this little skirt. You have done an amazing job.
Happy day.
xojanis Posted: 2:15 pm on October 12th
suewhitney writes: Ah hahaha!I know what you are talking about. I have made plenty of things out of screen and I can attest that it can be painful. The skirt sure is adorable! Thanks...

Take care,
Sue Posted: 12:12 pm on October 12th
RustyDiva writes: This is awesome and hopefully worth every painful moment! Does it hurt to wear? I would sooooooo wear it! Great job. Posted: 11:44 am on October 12th
SantaClaus writes: It is cute & I also started projects & as I got into it, it turned out to be mountain rather than a molehill! Congrats on finishing; so where will it go now? Posted: 11:00 am on October 12th
alicemom writes: Oh Jackie,
I have also gotten myself into messes too! BUT yours turned out fantastic. A big kudos!
smiles, alice Posted: 9:25 am on October 12th
oldnews writes: Oh, but it looks SO good! Thanks for "sticking" with it!! It's beautiful!! Marie Posted: 9:16 am on October 12th
suewannabeinkc writes: If it helps any, it's very cute! I totally understand about the "pain thing"; Even if you don't do this again, no worries - there's a whole world of other junk out there just waiting for you and you obviously creative style!! Good job and thanks for sharing.
Joanne Posted: 9:02 am on October 12th
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