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leather bat bra-halter by MidnightZodiac leather bat bra-halter by MidnightZodiac
title: "Morbid Folk-Fetish Witching Hour Bat Bodice"

materials: leather, recycled rubber inner tubes, ink on paper paintings for the decoupage (hate that word)

date of work: 2007

I've finally started to make bat bras again. Actual bat shape pattern is over 10 years old. This is a halter style with a double layered construction...butylene rubber inner tube layer underneath (for shape. stability and easy cleaning) covered with a garment leather shell whip-stitched around the edges and cross stitched front seams The Halloween leaves are wet molded veggie leather with tooled veins painted in acrylics with decoupaged vignettes. The silhouettes of witches, cats, bats and moons are all hand painted in archival ink and the leaves are protected by a clear matte sealer. They are tied on with black satin ribbon. The stitchery attaching the black stainless steel rings to the bra is patterned after planetary seals. (which I should really photograph close up)
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Vampiress-Stocking Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
cute. I love it !
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angleblood Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
that looks awesome
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CHLI Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I. WANT. IT
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KO-Corral Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
That's pretty darn rad! : D
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ninetozero Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Student Filmographer
...Hooray for fluffy maple leaf bras?
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Kerenasand Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I can haz??? :iconcuteplz:
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LostGryphin Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Creative and unique - love the shape - and it is so festive for this time of year
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ChristaSea Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I want this.
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Ashes-and-Snowflakes Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I WANT.
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shinywen Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
Holy CRAP that is cool!!!!
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