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Sewing and textiles with Ann

The Sunhat

This post is a little different to others, as I have documented step by step how I made the sunhat seen above. Its copied from one that I already owned, … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Katherine Tilton dress

I like the work of both of the Tilton sisters and their designs feature quite regularly on my blog. Their work presents a bit of a challenge, but unique results … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Jodhpur Collection – Peacock top

This is why its called the Peacock top. The bird of the Indian nation, and to be found wandering round some of our hotel gardens.     There are two … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mumbai sari top

It’s best to use a simple pattern when its the fabric that is the story of the garment. So here is my simplest top pattern, Butterick 5948, ¬†and the story … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Merchant and Mills Shirt Tunics

More sewing for my forthcoming holiday. It all started with this¬†piece of broderie anglais trimming, which you may have noticed, doesn’t feature in the finished garment! That’s the way that … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Erika Knight Loop Stitch Jumper

I’ve been knitting again. I am still very much a beginner, but I don’t need any cafetiere or hot water bottle covers, so I am knitting ‘easy’ jumpers. The pattern … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

White seersucker tunic

This is probably the biggest pattern hack that I have carried out since coming back to sewing. It all started with New Look 6340, free with Sew Issue 80, and … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment