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sherrys

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9 February, 2012



21 January, 2012

  • 07:39 PM

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    sherrys added the project Grey Scalloped Hem Skirt
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    I made this A-line skirt with shaped waistband and scalloped hem in winter. The waistband has a button and topstitching detail, and the hem is also topstitched to emphasise the scallops.

    I have…

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4 January, 2012

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    sherrys added the project 1940's Red Floral Dress
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    I made this dress from a vintage 1940’s pattern, and I think it is a really lovely pattern!
    I have more images and close up details to check out on my blog

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15 February, 2011

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    sherrys added the project My Westhaven Skirt
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    I self-drafted this pattern – from a basic skirt block you add two knife pleats either side of the CF/CB and incorporate the darts into the upper pleats when you stitch them down.
    The waistband ha…

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9 February, 2011

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    sherrys added the project Miranda Skirt
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    This skirt has soft pleats onto a waistband, and fastens with a side zip and buttons and loops.

    I used some fabric I purchased secondhand and I think it is a patchwork cotton. But it is nice to…

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20 January, 2011

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    sherrys added the project 60's Shift Dress with Red Stitching
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    I made this dress from a vintage pattern – Butterick 2669 – a semi-fitted shift dress. I inserted an extra seam at the hem because I was short of cloth! It has handsewn red stitching to highligh…

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22 July, 2010

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    sherrys commented on the project Black dress with silver trim

    This is gorgeous AnaJan! I have been thinking of making this dress, it has lovely design lines – great idea to enhance them with trim!

  • 05:22 AM

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    sherrys commented on the project Wool Tweed Coat

    It looks lovely and has a great fit! It doesn’t matter that you can’t wear it straight away, because you’ll be able to wear it for years to come! Well done.

  • 03:21 AM

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    sherrys commented on the project Playing with Jersey

    Very nice and flattering – I love jersey dresses!

  • 03:14 AM

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    sherrys added the project 60's Keyhole Shift Dress
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    This dress was made from the 60’s pattern Butterick 4598. It has a front triangular keyhole with button and tab fastening, square armholes, and slot pockets in the side front seams. I rather love…

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20 July, 2010

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    sherrys commented on the project lovely red summer dress

    Gorgeous dress, very nice flattering fit!

  • 06:09 AM

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    sherrys commented on the project rawr, missy, rawr!

    This is really pretty – love the leopard print, and I am not usually a fan of it! This is nice and delicate and suits the style well :)



1 July, 2010

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    sherrys posted a message on sherrys's wall

    Thanks Allison :)
    My Mum taught me to sew and knit when I was a little girl, and I’ve been crazy about making clothes ever since! I trained as a patternmaker, so that helps!



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25 June, 2010

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    sherrys commented on the project Pattern Magic, p 50

    Very cool, and so Japanese!
    Where is the seam located?

  • 01:47 AM

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    sherrys added the project The Bow Suit
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    I drafted this pattern after seeing it in a magazine, and made a pencil skirt to match. The sleeve heads are slightly gathered, and the patch pockets also have gathers and a bow detail. The back …

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13 June, 2010

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    sherrys added the project Pretty in Pink Jacket
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    I loved this little short sleeve swing jacket out of March 2010 Burdastyle magazine (pattern #102), and couldn’t wait to make it in this pink fabric
    I love it and really recommend the pattern. I’…

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15 May, 2010

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    sherrys added the project A house dress
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    I have a lot of this chocolate brown knit, and have been trying to use it up! I thought a comfortable dress for lounging around the house would be useful, so made this little number from Burda Wor…

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27 April, 2010

  • 02:42 AM

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    sherrys added the project Ruby Silk Slip
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    Bias cut slip with embroidered net bodice and spaghetti straps.

    I have posted more details about this design on my blog

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21 April, 2010

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    sherrys commented on the project Emerald Shift Dress

    Thanks everyone for your kind comments!

    Yes molly molly, I wore it to a wedding – and this photo is taken after the event on my mannequin without any pressing – and look, hardly any wrinkles! I…

  • 02:27 AM

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    sherrys commented on the project Green Tweed Work Jacket

    What a cute jacket!
    Well done!

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