all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

Katherine Tilton Jacket

I am trying to decide where to rank this project in the all time history of difficult things to sew. It’s not at the top. The silk scarves were harder … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Second Mimi blouse

I dreamed up this version back in September when I visited Goldhawk Road. At £1 per metre, there seemed to be endless possibilities with polycotton! In principal, this will go … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Merchant and Mills shirt dress

I’ve had my eye on this pattern for a while, and finally got round to ordering it just before Christmas. It has the potential to be very versatile, whilst being … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Peacock feathers – Another dress for Australia

I’m not sure about this one, which is unusual, as I am usually happy with my ‘makes’. The back is solidly peacock feather fabric, with a button and loop closure … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Jodphur Collection – outfit for the Australian Open!

    I’m going to wear this to the Australian Open tennis, I have decided. Obviously it’s a really international outfit, made from fabric purchased in Jodphur, made in the UK, … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bags for Christmas

I’ve shown a few bags on the blog before, but I was very busy last week being Santa’s elf, and making a few more bags, matching glasses cases and one … Continue reading

December 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Silk scarves

Thanks to an idea I got from Twitter, some of my friends are getting silk scarves for Christmas this year. It’s been a very difficult project. The silk came from my … Continue reading

December 5, 2014 · Leave a comment