all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

TMA waist coat – some ‘free’ sewing

I am still aiming to both fill my time and to use patterns that i already own; i unexpectedly found myself making The Maker’s Atelier (TMA) waist coat, which appeared … Continue reading

March 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

I want a new jumper

Are you a bit fed up of wearing the same clothes day in day out? Nice warm stay at home clothes. Having worked at home for 14 years before retiring, … Continue reading

March 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Prima pattern – Green corduroy skirt

Continuing my objective to use patterns that i already own, i decided to use a pattern from Prima magazine, to make a corduroy skirt. To be honest, i don’t really … Continue reading

March 13, 2021 · 2 Comments


Thanks to a friend who suggested that i should watched the BBC Get Creative series, i have made the first of a few lampshades. In the programme they appliqued and … Continue reading

March 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Re-fashioning with embroidery

All very trendy! But what else is there to do? After a year of being at home, mainly on my own, i think i am doing incredibly well dreaming up … Continue reading

March 3, 2021 · 2 Comments