9 February, 2012
21 January, 2012
sherrys added the project Grey Scalloped Hem Skirt
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.
4 January, 2012
sherrys added the project 1940's Red Floral Dress
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
15 February, 2011
sherrys added the project My Westhaven Skirt
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…
9 February, 2011
sherrys added the project Miranda Skirt
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…
20 January, 2011
sherrys added the project 60's Shift Dress with Red Stitching
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…
11 January, 2011
sherrys added the project The Coal Miner's Daughter Dress
A vintage shirtdress from 1959
More details, and the story behind the name on my blog: pattern~scissors~cloth
3 August, 2010
29 July, 2010
sherrys favorited the project Summer of Love Blouse
sherrys added the project Tangerine Dream Skirt
This tulip skirt is #114 from Burda 3/2008. It is rather cute for summer in this colour!
I have posted more details on my sewing blog pattern ~ scissors ~ cloth
22 July, 2010
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!
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.
sherrys commented on the project Playing with Jersey
Very nice and flattering – I love jersey dresses!
sherrys added the project 60's Keyhole Shift Dress
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…
20 July, 2010
sherrys commented on the project lovely red summer dress
Gorgeous dress, very nice flattering fit!
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
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!
30 June, 2010
sherrys commented on the project Cynthia Rowley Linen Cargo Jacket
Cute jacket – it looks really versatile, and stunning in red!
sherrys commented on the project Burda 3/2010 blouse
It looks great! I was thinking of making this, but the picture looks quite different to the drawing, so it is good to see!
sherrys commented on the project Navy striped skirt
Cute – I like your use of the stripe!
sherrys added the project grey tweed shift
This is a retro pattern – Style 3109 from 1971 – and is a great cut.
I have posted more information and more pictures on my blog here….
25 June, 2010
sherrys commented on the project Pattern Magic, p 50
Very cool, and so Japanese!
Where is the seam located?
sherrys added the project The Bow Suit
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 …
13 June, 2010
sherrys added the project Pretty in Pink Jacket
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’…
15 May, 2010
sherrys added the project A house dress
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…
27 April, 2010
sherrys added the project Ruby Silk Slip
Bias cut slip with embroidered net bodice and spaghetti straps.
I have posted more details about this design on my blog
21 April, 2010
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…
sherrys commented on the project Green Tweed Work Jacket
What a cute jacket!