all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

Fabworks jacket

I first met the Fabworks team at the Sewing Bee Live event at Exel. I promised them at  some point on a trip to Yorkshire I would pop into Dewsbury … Continue reading

October 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Laughing llama

And so to the next in the series of felt animals associated with holidays! A series that I never knew I was going to write! And if it’s associated with … Continue reading

July 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Rosie with Attitude

How to effectively get ‘free’ children’s clothing! As I have been making a number of linen garments for myself recently, I have now taken to deliberately laying out the pattern … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Maker’s Atelier Holiday Top

One of my previous posts comments that I have made a lot of Maker’s Atelier patterns recently. Well here’s another, full price, ordered online pattern. The Holiday Top. It was … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Maker’s Atelier Pencil Skirt

This skirt is in The Essential Collection book, which I have used on several occasions. I have three of these skirts, and particularly the scuba ones have been well worn … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Me Made May 19 – a review

Me Made May makes me think about my wardrobe – which gives me plenty to think about. The weather has been quite varied during the month, meaning that I have … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Then I visited a cotton mill…

It was a woollen mill at Easter. Last weekend I visited a cotton mill. The National Trust’s Quarry Bank, at Styal in Cheshire, is the site of an old cotton … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 · Leave a comment