all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

Black jersey cardie

I have returned to Butterick 6258, Lifestyle Wardrobe, as I said I would here. The pattern is for a long cardigan, which although it would have been stylish, warm and … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Knitted jacket

My first ever adult garment knitted by following a pattern! My quest for slower sewing has brought me to knitting. I was never a great knitter in the past. My … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mum’s birthday

It’s fairly reasonable to presume that my Mum won’t read this before her birthday, or indeed, afterwards! So I think I can safely blog about her present before she gets … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Appeal for Nepal

I am very fond of Kathmandu and was horrified yesterday to hear about the destructive earthquake. I’m not sure how this is going to work, but I want to try … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wendy Ward Zipped Jacket

I’ve had my eye on this pattern for a while, and only just got round to making it. Despite measuring, and cutting size 3, I was quite concerned that I … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

White jersey t-shirt and cardi

I was in danger of not blogging anything in February, but after not sewing for about 6 weeks, I have my newly serviced machine back, and have just finished a … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Katherine Tilton Jacket

I am trying to decide where to rank this project in the all time history of difficult things to sew. It’s not at the top. The silk scarves were harder … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment