27 October 2010

"Web" Leggings DIY Tutorial

Since the lovely & talented -- Nadia & Cami -- at Discount posted some photos of things we used to make back in the 80's, I said I would try to come up with a tutorial since its so easy, and fun to come up with interesting ideas. Here is my pretty lame attempt at a vlog.



Here are a few photos so you can see a little better. These are an original pair from the 80's, so please excuse their extremely faded condition.

This is what they look like when you do the webbing down the side of the leggings.


Here is a pic of the slashed fabric that will be weaved, creating the web.


A close up so you can see the process a little clearer.


Lastly, I couldn't make a post without showing some shoe porn, and of course my Target bat leggings (the pink bats match perfectly with the shoes!)

They're actually fuchsia, not pink but aren't showing too well in the photos.

(Special thanks to Hope at Saks who found me the last pair in my size! They're so comfy I wear them often and call them my running around shoes as I never tire when I wear them in spite of an over 5 inch heel!)

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask in case I didn't make the process clear enough. Most of all have fun coming up with your own interesting designs, and be sure to show me how fabulously creative you are! I'd be very interested to see what you come up with!

Cheers!

6 comments:

  1. I am definitely doing this to my leggings! Thanks so much for the post!
    -Monica, VPV Intern

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  2. Please do show what you wind up creating! I'm glad the tut was clear enough to understand! Have fun and thanks so much for stopping by & commenting!
    XXX
    Suzanne

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  3. AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!

    Suzanne! You are the BEST! Thank you so much for this tutorial! It looks fucking awesome! Can't wait to try it!

    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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  4. Cami, you guys had better show me what you come up with -- I know it'll be bloody amazing!
    XXX
    Suzanne

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  5. I watched this a while ago when you posted... but only commenting now... oh my !!!! I freaking love you, this is amazing!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH for taking the time to make this for us - very much appreciate it and now my brain is ticking with possibilities.... don't know how good at it i'll be at the start to attempt any complicated designs (should probably keep it quite basic at first) but sure once I get the hang of it all will be great! haha! Cheers Suzanne you're awesome!
    PS: Jealous of the shoes xxx

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  6. Nadia, I'm sure you guys will get the hang of it right away, but if you have probs let me know & I'll see if I can help. Can't wait to see what you & Cami come up with!
    XXX
    Suzanne

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