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Hey Everyone!

I'm not much of a crafty person--but sometimes the mood strikes me and I just have to make something! Well this last time around I decided to custom make a jacket pimped out with lots of vegan stuff--so I did! I went down to the salvation army and found a great beat up army type jacket, then I made a "vegan" stencil and spray painted it across the back. I found this great fuscia and skulls fabric so I made a lining and cuffs out of it. I also added some vegan buttons that say things like "Vegan army" and "go veg or die". I added some cute buttons here and there and actually have a few more that I just haven't found time to sew on--but overall it looks pretty cool--I'm not a great sewer--but I think I did all right, it has a fun grungy look and even though it's too big on me--I still like wearing it :)

http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w202/Capture79/Pics%20of%20Me/JacketFrontFull.jpg http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w202/Capture79/Pics%20of%20Me/JacketFront.jpg
http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w202/Capture79/Pics%20of%20Me/VeganJacketBack.jpg

That is awesome, Capture! I love, love, love the vegan stencil on the back.  :)>>>

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Great job; you could totally sell those! ;)b

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The stencil part is cool.

I'm not a great sewer

Sure.  "I'm not a great sewer, but I lined a jacket."

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The stencil part is cool.

I'm not a great sewer

Sure.  "I'm not a great sewer, but I lined a jacket."

really, i know! did you just line the bodice, or did you make and insert sleeves also?

capture, you're so badass vegan. i don't even own a vegan pin. (i just have a crazy cat lady pin i think... or is it about being a dork?)

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The stencil part is cool.

I'm not a great sewer

Sure.  "I'm not a great sewer, but I lined a jacket."

really, i know! did you just line the bodice, or did you make and insert sleeves also?

capture, you're so badass vegan. i don't even own a vegan pin. (i just have a crazy cat lady pin i think... or is it about being a dork?)

and if i remember correctly, you have a DIVA ornament. does that count as a pin? you could hang it on your jacket or bag

edit: oh wait! now that i think about it, you HAVE to have a diva pin!

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soooo cute Cappy!!!  ;)b  ;)b I love it!

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I want to be like you Cappy - you're so cool!!!!  I don't think I'll ever hit that level of vegan coolness  ;)b

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I really just cut and pasted all the material--I didn't have any transfer paper so I litterally made a newspaper mock up of the inside linning piece--I will admit that the linning is actually kick ass--it's why I ended up doing the cufffs--no one will ever really see the lining and the material is so cool--so I did the same for the cuffs--just cutting out pieces to match and hand sewing (yeah...hand sewing--took freaking HOURS to do!).

Diva pin? I don't even know what that is...does that have something to do with the Diva cup?

And you are all way cooler than me :) You ladies inspire me to be a better vegan! When ever I am in a situation where the "vegan-gene" comes into play I think about everyone here on vegweb and make decisions you all would be proud of. I'm honoured to consider you all friends and I am greatfull you all put of with me and my nonsense.

Thanks vegweb--you are all my hero's  ;)b

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Capture, that is just beyond awesome!!  I love it too much!!

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That is the coolest jacket ever!  You have inspired me to make something veg and cool. ;)b  I am going to the Goodwill store today.. :w00t!: :w00t!:

ps...capture only the coolest people don't realize how cool they are. ;)b

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so cool

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That is the coolest jacket ever!  You have inspired me to make something veg and cool. ;)b  I am going to the Goodwill store today.. :w00t!: :w00t!:

ps...capture only the coolest people don't realize how cool they are. ;)b

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Very cool Capture!!!

Love love love the fabric and the stencil looks great.  You rock!

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You ladies are just sooooooo sweet--you make me feel all special, thank you!

:)>>>

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I don't know how I missed this!  Fabulous, Cappy!  Hooray for being crafty!

I read the posts and I couldn't find it (maybe I missed it), but how did you make the stencil?  Exacto knife?  Or do you have access to a fancy-pants laser cutter?

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Wow. How'd you do that lining again? Hand sewn?

I always shied away from making cool stuff like this because I don't own a sewing machine, but now that I see how great creative, hand-sewn fashion can look ... Thanks for the inspiration.

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Caaappppppp, you are needed! People are needing you! Come back!

:(

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I second that motion! 

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I have heard from a reliable source that Cap is doing just fine, and will be back soon!

;)b

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Awesome jacket Capture!  LOVE the skull fabric!

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