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Wednesday of…/Miércoles de…


BlueSkatedressI use to navigate the “sea” of Pinterest almost every single day. I think it is a marvellous source for inspiration and at the same time of procrastination -at least for me-. Every time I’m checking Pinterest I feel like a kid in a candy store, so many beautiful things! but so few time -well in the case of the kid, probably not so much pocket money to buy the sweet treat-.

Yo entro a Pinterest casi cada día. Considero que es una fuente maravillosa para inspirarse y también para tener una lista enorme de proyectos -al menos para mí- Cada vez que miro fotos en Pinterest, me siento como niño en dulcería, tantas cosas hermosas! pero tan poco tiempo para intentar hacerlas -bueno en el caso de niño, probablemete poco dinero para compra el dulce-

I made this skater dress by Kitschycoo a few weeks ago and I was so excited in the way the dress came out. I made a couple of changes from the original pattern  by adding flat piping in the waist line, a little bow as detail and cuffs and neck bands in a contrasting colour. But checking the board I have for kids clothes inspiration, I found this pin and the dress I made looks so alike to this one! I thought I was hacking it, but I swear I didn’t copy…I hate copying, I’m all for unique style and that is why I like to make things, I’m anti cloning.

Hace unas semanas cosí este vestido con el patrón del skater dress diseñado por Kitschycoo, y me encantó como quedo. Le hice algunos cambios pequeños al patrón original, le adicione detalles en un color contrastante en cintura, mangas y cuello, además de un moño en la cintura. Un día mirando el tablero que tengo para ropa de niños, me topé con este modelito que había escogido hace bastante tiempo y se parece tanto al que yo hice que pensé que lo había copiado, pero les puedo asegurar que no fue así. No me gusta copiar, me gusta hacer cosas originales y diferentes.

After the shock  and,  here my tropical heritage came to the surface -hey, a little bit of drama always add spice to the day-, I thought I use Pinterest for inspiration and just simply because I like to admire beautiful things-. It is ok that my dress share things with the dress I pinned, because there were two main reasons I spotted it: the contrast between colours and the circle skirt!. And when I came to that conclusion I felt a bit better.  I need to be less hard on my creative process and just let it go. Now let’s start my new project because we had enough spice for today or perhaps I will take some better pictures of this dress and give you all the details soon.

Después del pequeño drama de sentirme una copiadora, pensé que yo uso Pinterest para inspirarme y que probablemente mi inconsciente dejo salir lo que me había gustado en ese vestido: el contraste de colores y l falda rotonda. Y cuando llegue a esa conclusión se me bajo el ventolera latina y me sentí mejor. Necesito dejar de ser tan dura conmigo misma y dejar que el proceso creativo fluya. Ahora me iré a empezar un proyecto nuevo o de pronto me animo a tomar mejores fotos y contarles más detalles sobre el vestido.

What do you think? Do you like Pinterest? if you like it, what are your personal reasons?

Que piensan? Les gusta pinterest? y si les gusta, cuales son su razones>

4 thoughts on “Wednesday of…/Miércoles de…”

  1. What a gorgeous dress, Maria! Love the colors. I use Pinterest quite a bit, sometimes too much time is wasted on Pinterest. There so many beautiful things to drool over and get inspired. I hardly ever copy something, but sometimes it’s just exactly what I want. I think as long as you give the credit it’s ok to do. 🙂

  2. The dress is beautiful. I dont think you have copied . As an artist you draw inspiration from many sources. Some conscience others subconsiously it is very hard if not impossible to produce something truly unique . Unless you erase 100,000 years of history , or there is technological advancement in what from or how i.e clothing is produced.
    I look forward to the next beautiful creation from my favorite artist .

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