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Sewing and textiles with Ann


What a busy weekend making more than two pairs of short trousers and a little top. But, band of followers, I know that I won’t be sewing again for a … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Short trousers

I bought the material with a vague idea that I might make trousers with it. Several ideas circulated before I finally decided that a pair of short trousers was indeed … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

White ‘gypsy’ blouse

All rather ’70s I thought, and perfect material for the design. You may have noticed that a lot of my clothes are coloured or patterned, so a pure white summer … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Simple top to match jacket

Made from lining material left over from making the butterfly jacket. Hence the small butterfly embellishment. The pattern said ‘very easy’. Two hours to make. It took me about twice … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Butterfly jacket

A new favourite maybe. The butterfly material was bought at the show at the NEC a couple of weeks ago, and the lining is a luxurious paisley pattern (not bought … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top and skirt

If only we had the weather to wear things like this. Two quite easy patterns because the material is what does the talking in this case, and separates are so … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment