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usherwoodc

has my very own sewing room now... Eek!

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1 March, 2014



11 September, 2013



22 August, 2013

  • 10:28 PM

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    usherwoodc commented on the project Silk Sorbetto

    Thank you!

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    usherwoodc added the project Silk Sorbetto
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    A sorbetto top made using silk my brother brought back for me from India.

    I used the free Collette Sorbetto top pattern, and added in a few inches by extending the pattern at the waist as I lik…

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  • 03:24 PM

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    usherwoodc commented on the project Butterfly Apron

    Thank you :-)



17 August, 2013

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    usherwoodc added the project Butterfly Apron
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    This is the birthday present I gave my mum a few weeks ago.

    She really wanted a nice new apron after I made one for my brothers girlfriend birthday but to use the pattern of her old well loved h…

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6 May, 2013

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    usherwoodc commented on the project Tangerine Silk Blouse

    Thank you, so do I! I love the delicate pattern on the fabric too!

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    usherwoodc added the project Spring Vintage Dress
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    This is my new favourite dress! My mum let me loose in the loft last night and gave me two dress she wore in the 70s/80s. Of these was this dress, it came half way down my calfs and had amazing puf…

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  • 08:23 PM

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    usherwoodc added the project Tangerine Silk Blouse
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    A blouse made from silk my little brother bought me from India. This is the first time I have tried French seams and now I have I love them!

    At first I wasn’t keen in the top, it is quite boxy b…

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28 April, 2013



2 March, 2013

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    usherwoodc added the project Bohemiam Bangalore Skirt
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    A silk maxi skirt made from beautiful sari silk my little brother bought back for me after going away as a Project Manager for Raleigh International near Bangalore. He came back with 3 sets (3 per …

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28 February, 2012



26 February, 2012



29 January, 2012

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    usherwoodc commented on the project First coat

    I don’t know if it is just me, put I can’t see the picture for your project. It’s a blank photo whilst everyone else’s project photos display fine. Anyone else?!



14 January, 2012

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    usherwoodc commented on the project Procrastination Blouse

    Thank you :-) fortunately the fabric is slightly stretch so I didn’t need a zip. I thought I might need a side zip when I was sewing it but in the end it turned out I can slip it straight on. Pheww…

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    usherwoodc commented on the project Not a Leather skirt

    Your sewing is improving loads! I love ths skirt! I think you are doing great alone, your Grandma will be proud!

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    usherwoodc added the project Procrastination Blouse
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    In the name of procrastination I made a blouse (I was supposed to be tidying the house… yuk!)

    My aunt bought over 3 large black bin bags of clothes she had worn ranging from some very funky 70…

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31 December, 2011



27 December, 2011

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    usherwoodc commented on the project Earring Travel Case

    Yes there is! I made a few of these the other day as gifts for family members and took photos as I went along. I’ll put instructions on over the next few days.



23 December, 2011



9 November, 2011

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    usherwoodc commented on the project Marcelin grove

    Beautiful! Well made, great design and it hangs wonderfully!



7 November, 2011

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    usherwoodc commented on the project Goodbye Dress Hello Pencil Skirt

    Go for it!! I realised that if I didn’t do something to it, it would probably just become a home for the moths in my wardrobe. You’ll be pleased when you have done it :-) the first cut was the hard…



3 November, 2011

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    usherwoodc added the project Blues Denim Skirt
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    After an unsuccessful shopping trip with my mum I came home pretty low. My loving fiance sat me in front of my sewing machine with a meter of denim which I had picked up for a cheap price from Brig…

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    usherwoodc added the project Wild Strawberry Dress
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    I bought some cute stawberry patterned cotton from Lincoln in the summer and made this dress with it to wear to Nottingham Splendour Festival. It was a lovely hot day fortunatly so I was pleased I…

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    usherwoodc added the project Goodbye Dress Hello Pencil Skirt
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    I had a dress from H&M that I wore to Fureaventura last year but haven’t worn since. It was a simple dress with a halterneck style top but unfortunatly didn’t fit very well on the top half and nigg…

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  • 04:49 PM

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    usherwoodc added the project Aye Aye Matey Bunting
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    This is bunting made to go camping with! My fiance and I go camping a lot over the summer months. We like to decorate our tent with pirate flags and bunting which stems from our first trip camping …

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    usherwoodc added the project A Trip Through Portabello Market Cusions
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    My fiance and I moved in with each other over a year ago and both came with rather worn out looking sofa cusions. We had been looking for new ones for ages in places like Dunelm Mill but both the f…

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2 October, 2011

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    usherwoodc commented on the forum topic BSC Edinburgh?

    It would be great to go to a burda sewing club in Edinburgh. I am moving up next summer and I can’t wait for all that the city has to offer, I was hoping there would be a sewing club. What are the …

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