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Sewing and textiles with Ann

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

The Maker’s Atelier Woven T-shirt

I’ve probably said before that I like the aesthetic of the Maker’s Atelier. I’ve even bought some of Frances’s relatively expensive patterns recently. I think I have all of her … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Me Made May – what would the Victorians think?

May Bank Holiday, and my friend and I went to visit the National Trust’s Baddesley Clinton, in Warwickshire. In each room was a bit of an exhibition about 4 strong … Continue reading

May 22, 2019 · Leave a comment