Thursday, 29 April 2010

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

Butterfly top done


Butterfly top done, originally uploaded by cherry_rockette.

Needs a few tweaks. Widen the neck a little and lower a little too, so
it's a bit less clown-ruff like, but otherwise loving it.

Xxx Cherry

New clock


New clock, originally uploaded by cherry_rockette.

I made for the kitchen. Ahhhh gotta love retro tupperwear.

Xxx Cherry

Friday, 23 April 2010

Musings for a new project...

Still in the design stage, but coming along nicely for winter.
Hopefully in about 1-2months. See how we go. Very excited about it!

Xxx Cherry

Monday, 12 April 2010

Two hours later...


Two hours later..., originally uploaded by cherry_rockette.

And a post lost to the ether. Grrr. Oh well.
I do love howthis dress has evolved. Sometimes a design has its' own
ideas and you're just along for the ride, and sometimes you spend
forever trying to wrestle fabric into more than a two dimensional
nudity shield.
And then occasionally a design evolves simultaneously on paper,
dressform and in my hands. And it is gooood.
Chevron stripes in patent black appliqued onto a thick wool blend
ponti knit(only a small stretch to suck everything in and be
comfortable), and the collar in same. The radiating stripes from the
waist shaping and highlighting bust and hips, whilst the shine adds
roundness and a sense of the illicit to what would otherwise be a
basic black dress.
Mmmmmm can't wait to make this one!
Hopefully in time for Saturday's derby bout.

Xxx Cherry

Next pattern


Next pattern, originally uploaded by cherry_rockette.

I started on this pattern today. I wanted a basic dress that had a bit
of spark to it, you know the kind that makes you think 'Must. Wear.
This. Dress'. So somehow I'll get the graded feature sides effect and
collar integrated better than here. Still felling a little disparate
at the moment. See if by getting my hands dirty in the design I can
dream up something.

Xxx Cherry

On the cutting table


On the cutting table, originally uploaded by cherry_rockette.

Just waiting on some time to sew it up.
Hopefully soon before it's too cold to wear.

Xxx Cherry

Friday, 9 April 2010

New tiny chair


New tiny chair, originally uploaded by cherry_rockette.

Ten smackeroos from the op shop and sooooo cute! he wouldn't get out
of it!

Xxx Cherry

Thursday, 8 April 2010

Want it now pls


Want it now pls, originally uploaded by cherry_rockette.

I wonder if this even exists? Be nice to make if I had tools.

Xxx Cherry

Playground


Playground, originally uploaded by cherry_rockette.

Always the swings. And feeding the birds. Fresh air makes my head sing.

Xxx Cherry

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