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Sewing and textiles with Ann

TMA Vest Top – All about Trimmings

The Maker’s Atelier Autumn 19 magazine was all about the Vest Top and trimmings. It’s taken me until the following summer to pick up the magazine again and have a … Continue reading

July 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Shorts

In my humble opinion i would go as far as to say that the #sewover60 people, probably shouldn’t wear shorts. I have some knee length shorts for hiking, but probably … Continue reading

June 18, 2020 · 1 Comment

Walks, hats and linen – Me Made May

Walks, hats and linen – although not necessarily together. That’s been a bit of a theme for May since my last post. The weather has been good and i have … Continue reading

June 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

More Me Made May

There has been less structure to the last few days’ clothing choices. I don’t know about you, but if i haven’t been out at all during the day, or i … Continue reading

May 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Weaving

Sadly, my weaving course at Sunny Bank Mills in Leeds, has been cancelled. The looms must be big enough to allow social distancing, i would have thought…. I thought it … Continue reading

May 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Me Made May – India week

I didn’t intend this week to be India week, but by Tuesday I noticed that there was a recurring theme, so after that, it became deliberate. I have bought printed … Continue reading

May 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Fifty shades of green

I exaggerate! But I did use four different shades of green thread to make this dress. I had to dive into my stash of thread during lockdown, as I couldn’t … Continue reading

May 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Me Made May 2020

I haven’t seen anything about Me Made May this year. Maybe I’ve missed something somewhere. I can understand that committing to a me-made wardrobe for a month might not be … Continue reading

May 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Bags of bags

It’s lockdown time, and I guess that many of us are working our way through whatever fabric we have in our houses. I don’t have much of a stash of … Continue reading

April 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Hebden t-shirt

Well, I had to do it, didn’t I? It’s not everyone who has a sewing pattern named after them! I can see family Christmas presents coming out of this, especially … Continue reading

April 20, 2020 · Leave a comment