Tuesday, September 14, 2010
The polka dots are hand-cut from 0.35mm white latex. I used the cone of an aerosol spray to draw about 40 circles and cut them out with my rotary cutter. To glue them onto the skirt I cleaned both the skirt and the circles, but applied the latex glue only to the backside of the circles.
I added a 5mm wide black trim to the bottom of the ruffles and a 5mm wide trim of bubblegum colored latex onto the seam of skirt and ruffles.
excellent tutorial about making bows (and there is almost always some trim leftover).
For the waistband I used black elastic lace which I partly soaked with liquid black latex and glued it to the skirt with a 10mm wide bubblegum latex trim.
Hubba Bubba. I got the bubblegum latex from Heinz at Latexlabor in Frankfurt, in case you also want some.