in my first post I would like to present a recent work of mine.
I am an enthusiastic DIYer, yet I have never done something like this before. I was afraid that I could somehow ruin the poor parasol, since I love antique items and would never do them harm. (Although this does not stop me from restaurating a steamer trunk in steampunk style ^_^)
I am satisfied with the result and since I have sewn two of the coverings (see later), I only need to find another old parasol with ten arms.
I hope, you will enjoy the process shown and that to some it can be of help in making their own gothic lolita parasols.
How it began...
nanaberu asked me if I could turn her antique parasol into a lolita one, and I said yes. I mean what else could I have done? :)
The parasol belonged in the 1910's to a young lady working at the post office in Kaposvár, her name was ms. Juci Vörös. Sundays she would go on a walk in the city with it.
( See the whole process with lots of photos...Collapse )