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Sewing and textiles with Ann

‘Jacket’ blouse

I got this idea from someone who was on my trip to Gujarat last year. It was just a long sleeved cotton blouse with a bit of room for warm … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hacking V1549

There’s nothing like getting a brand new pattern and deciding to hack it first time out. This is a Sandra Betzina, Today’s Fit pattern. Every one of my measurement fell … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Travel jacket – another Marcy Tilton design

I have trouble resisting Marcy’s designs. So I had to have V9244, and was super pleased to find this fabric to make it. It came from Barry’s. It’s a relatively … Continue reading

March 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

A smart shrug – V9190

This ‘shrug’ is my first use of Vogue 9190, yet another Marcy Tilton design. The design is great; the fabric isn’t.           This is yet more … Continue reading

May 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Hanoi Collection!

Welcome to the Hanoi collection. I already have the Jodhpur collection,┬áso here is another ‘collection’, albeit, as it stands it consists of two garments. I bought the fabric on Hanoi … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thai blanket jacket

Quite a while ago I read an article, I think in Sew Today, which started something about having bought some blanket fabric on a Thai market and turned it into … Continue reading

March 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

Boiled wool jacket

I decided that I needed a boxy jacket to wear with my Katherine Tilton dress – something that wouldn’t flatten the drape of the dress, but would be quite warm … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · 1 Comment