Making Stuff: Hankie Skirtall

by This is Carrie on May 28, 2009

I guess I’m in a skirtall mood. This one’s made from the top of some hand-me down boys overalls (overdyed in brown) and a bunch of handkerchiefs from my collection. I’d still like to figure out how to oxidize the hardware.
More pictures here.
More Handkerchief Projects here.
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CassiB May 28, 2009 at 3:30 pm

jewelry supply stores should have liver of sulfer. maybe that would work, it stains though and stinks.

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Amigurumi Nymph July 28, 2009 at 6:13 pm

Another way to oxidize is to put the hardware in a closed tupper with mashed up hard boiled eggs. . . really. But i don't know what that would do if anything to the fabric (other than needing a good wash afterwards)

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Erin August 26, 2009 at 4:57 pm

why do it the hard way, just get a copper colored nail polish (an el-cheapy one, at that!) and give them a quick coat…

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