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VITAMIN SHOPPE BIKE

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I’ve been working with Fleetwood at Villy Customs for a couple years now, helping to make his custom cruisers a little more specialized! The bikes are always so gorgeous, and it’s been great to be a part of his company’s growth. I make so many covers for him that I usually don’t post, but I thought this bike for Vitamin Shoppe was worth sharing.

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vitamin shoppe custom bike

That headbadge is gorgeous! And I love the yellow tires. Bet you want your own custom bike now!

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FLEUR DE LOVE BIKE SEAT COVERS

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I made this post back in March of 2011! The only reason I can imagine that it wasn’t published is because I was waiting for Maria to actually get her seat, and then it just kinda got lost. But it still counts as something I made!

I decided one day to make a new seat cover for my friend Maria, and then I decided to make a new one for myself, and then I figured that while I was at it I might as well make a third, so voila!

Fleur de love seat cover Fleur de love Maria detail

I originally came up with this design on the first seat cover I ever made, which was sadly stolen along with the bike it was on last summer. This rendition was enhanced by the liberal application of red and pink glitter, just on the heart, which involved planning out the order of the layers very carefully, and I just love the way it turned out.

Fleur de love seat detail Fleur de love seat cover

Maria’s went off to New Orleans for her birthday, albeit 2 weeks late. She loaned us her bright green cruiser for a couple weeks while we were in town, so I kept her bike in mind while working on her cover. I’m riding around on the cover with the teal sides, and it’s just perfect for my bike. The seat with the blue sides was available in my Etsy shop.

I know that fleur de lis aren’t very popular out here in Los Angeles, but I enjoy the connection I still get to my city by painting our symbol.


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ELECTRIC CANDY

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As awesome as this top looks on me, I actually designed it for a flamboyant gay man wearing fur boots at a rave.

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THIS SHIRT WAS MADE FOR A RAVE!

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Now when I brought it to work Jordan told me she could see 13 year old girls buying it at the mall, but that’s fine too.

This fabric is so cool! Neon pink mesh with more stretch than you know what to do with, elastic trim at the neck, arm, and bottom, topped off by a bright gold zipper! I’m wearing a tank top for the pictures, but it looks especially awesome with nothing underneath. It’s pure psychedelic psex! You can find it in my Etsy shop.

On a personal note, I’m getting a little batty with all this awesome sewing. I can’t look at a fabric without seeing leggings, and between designing, cutting, sewing, photographing, and posting all of these beautiful things I love to make I haven’t had time to make a single thing for myself, and less than 2 months till the burn! Not that I’m complaining, because I really love what I’m doing, but at some point I need to make a costume for myself!

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