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Sewing and textiles with Ann

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

Simplicity Hack-Along 8700

Time to enter a competition! I haven’t entered a competition for ages. And I could do with a new coat, so I had a go at hacking 8700. It doesn’t … Continue reading

January 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

A straw hat

I’ve been back to Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch to make another hat! It’s a fun thing to do every so often. To be honest, I thought we would be … Continue reading

June 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

A dress for Indonesia

I have read some debate recently about whether sewers are fabric- or pattern- driven. I am definitely pattern driven; I see a pattern and thenĀ I go out and find suitable … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

A hat for Peter’s wedding

  It’s pure coincidence that I decided to book a millinery course at the Inkberrow Design Centre the week before attending a wedding. But it did give me a purpose … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Sunhat

This post is a little different to others, as I have documented step by step how I made the sunhat seen above. Its copied from one that I already owned, … Continue reading

January 17, 2016 · Leave a comment