Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 
Send Topic Print
Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers (Read 82652 times)
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #45 - 29th Sep, 2013 at 7:58am
 
It's an American movie, and her shoes were made in America, so I think they used U.S. shoe size.

The size five ruby slippers was the smallest of the shoes made for her.

They also made a size five and a half, and size six, because her feet was still growing or swollen during production.
Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #46 - 5th Oct, 2013 at 12:13pm
 
Below are some packets of custom-made bugle beads that we use on the bows of the ruby slippers.

Each bow contains about 42 bugle beads. We have around 25,000 bugle beads which is enough to make a whopping 600 bows.



Bugle Beads


Bugle Beads

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #47 - 6th Oct, 2013 at 3:00pm
 
This large photo measuring about 50cm in length is stuck on my wall, which I use as a general guide when making ruby slipper bows, and it also serves as a reminder of a beautiful piece of movie prop.

The ruby slippers that I make has a lot of meaning. It's magical, it's iconic, and it represents Judy Garland.



Photo of ruby slipper bow


Photo of ruby slipper bow

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #48 - 15th Oct, 2013 at 6:36am
 
I am making another set of bows. This one is nearly finished with the jewels sewn onto a silk fabric like the originals were. All I need to do is trim it up then put it on a piece of leather and it will look really beautiful.



Replica bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers


Replica bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #49 - 15th Oct, 2013 at 8:24am
 
And there's your million dollar bow made by a Lao girl. Sorry for being a bit upbeat but I'm very impressed with this bow, it's absolutely stunning.

I dyed the leather red so that it matches the color of the silk fabric overlay on top. The fabric isn't wrapped around the leather bow otherwise it would making it look more bulky. The bows on the original ruby slippers also had visible leather around the edges.

Now back to work on my matching bow.




Replica bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers

Replica bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers




Replica bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Beef Cake
God Member
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


I love Laos!

Posts: 1211
Gender: male
Awards: 2
Judy Garland Silver Star AwardLaotian Award
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #50 - 18th Oct, 2013 at 6:01am
 
Oh my Lord Dorothy! Laugh
A bow is a million already.  That is highly prized product. Laugh Laughing my ass off Laughing out loud
Back to top
 
View Profile  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #51 - 18th Oct, 2013 at 8:29am
 
The million dollar price tag is a bit of exaggeration on my behalf, but it wouldn't be cheap if I were to sell it.

One of the best bows out there and I'm very happy with how it turned out. The other ruby slipper bow is nearly finished.
Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #52 - 18th Oct, 2013 at 3:44pm
 
A set of handmade bows is finished. This is my best work to date and you can see the similarities between the replica and original bows. In a word, stunning.



Original pair of ruby slipper bows


Original pair of ruby slipper bows






Replica pair of ruby slipper bows


Replica pair of ruby slipper bows

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #53 - 19th Oct, 2013 at 6:22am
 
And here are the bows attached to a pair of ruby slippers. I couldn't be more happier with the result.



Bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers


Bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers



Bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #54 - 19th Oct, 2013 at 7:24am
 

Stunning, beautiful, gorgeous, call it what you will, but this pair of bows is right on the money.



Bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers


Bow on Judy Garland's ruby slippers

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
LoveGal
Junior Member
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


♥ Judy Garland ♥

Posts: 58
Oversea
Gender: male
Age: 34
Awards: 2
Judy Garland Silver Star AwardJudy Garland Gold Star Award
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #55 - 19th Oct, 2013 at 8:07am
 
10353492313_fc9c324a02_z.jpg

Applause Applause Applause Applause Applause Applause


You made it? Miss Administrator. I totally can't believe what I see.
Unbelievable, loot at that quality. It's so sexy. Worship

Congratulation!!
Back to top
 

♥ Judy Garland ♥ This is Judy Garland I gonna sing "Gotta Get Out And Vote, 1944"

♥ Judy Garland ♥ Ma! He's Makin' Eyes At Me! 1949
View Profile  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #56 - 19th Oct, 2013 at 11:19am
 
My ever-growing collection of ruby slipper bows. The color of each pair of bows is different but all the bows were made using the same technique as MGM.



Collection of ruby slipper bows


Collection of ruby slipper bows

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #57 - 27th Oct, 2013 at 6:41am
 
The following photos are the overlay for the heel part of the shoes that I did.

My purpose is to test the placement, spacing, shape and overall detail of the sequins, and this particular overlay won't be used on any ruby slippers. You will notice that it looks a bit different on the left and right side. The sequins on the left side of your screen resembles the pattern of the heels on the original ruby slippers.

There are two ways to add the sequins to the base shoes. Most people sew the sequins onto a fabric overlay in a round embroidery hoop and then attach the overlay to the shoe by either sewing or gluing. While some people prefer to sew the sequins directly to the fabric overlay which has already been fitted for the shoes.




Sequin overlay for the heels of Judy Garland's ruby slippers


Sequin overlay for the heels of Judy Garland's ruby slippers




Sequin overlay for the heels of Judy Garland's ruby slippers

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #58 - 28th Oct, 2013 at 2:28pm
 

Speaking of a round embroidery hoop, I've started on another heel.

Still lots of sewing to do.




Heel overlay in an embroidery hoop


Heel overlay in an embroidery hoop





Heel overlay in an embroidery hoop





Heel overlay in an embroidery hoop

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Admin Saovaluck
Miss Administrator
Meaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the starsMeaning of the stars
Offline


Lao Pride and No. 1 fan
of Judy Garland from
Laos!

Posts: 4353
Vientiane, Laos
Gender: female
Age: 30
Awards: 5
Judy Garland Gold Star AwardJudy Garland Silver Star AwardTop Poster AwardOutstanding Contribution AwardLaotian Award




Judy Garland's Ruby Slippers
The most beautiful pair of shoes worn by the most beautiful actress in movie history.
Re: Judy Garland's replica ruby slippers
Reply #59 - 29th Oct, 2013 at 1:56pm
 
It took me many hours to sew the sequins on this fabric overlay for one of the heels.

I like to sew the sequins directly to the overlay that is already on the shoes, so sewing them on the overlay separately is something new to me but this actually looks pretty good and may be used on another pair of shoes.



Completed heel overlay for Judy Garland's ruby slippers


Completed heel overlay for Judy Garland's ruby slippers

Back to top
 
View Profile WWW JudyGarlandAsDorothy MissJudyGarland saolili  
IP Logged
 
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 
Send Topic Print
The newest 10 Board Topics


Back to: Lao Pride | Lao Pride Forum