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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Summer bed time

Two stories here….. The night dress This is another use of my Butterick night wear pattern, so it’s getting to be good value for money now! It’s pretty much the … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gertie Sews Vintage Casual – and so does Ann….

  I have had the book for a couple of years, but never made anything from it, so these projects represented two opportunities: use the book patterns, and try, yet … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Executive Nightdress

I am blogging this now, in order to stop myself running off to Guthrie Ghani to get some more of this fabric to make a set of matching shorts! (No … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Vintage

I’m not really into ‘Vintage’, but this outfit is very much my vintage, and reminds me of a skirt that I made in about 1976. Its taken a bit of … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Another Sorbetto top

Another Sorbetto top……. I would never have thought, having rather criticised the pattern here…… But I do love the first one, despite its faults, and wear it quite a lot. … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shirt dress

This is my second make from NEC purchased fabric. Its John Louden fabric from Fabrics Galore. I was looking for chambray for a shirt dress, but decided that this was … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pink striped sleeveless blouse

  A prophesy fulfilled……. It was only after I had completed this that I noticed that this is a Katherine Tilton pattern – the third one that I have made … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 2 Comments