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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Simplicity K8265 – jumper and skirt

Sew Style Dressmaker seems to be a collection of free patterns from recent editions of Sew magazine, along with three more free patterns. For £9.99 that’s not bad value, as … Continue reading

December 29, 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

My second Moneta

So I was walking around Leeds market, as I am occasionally inclined to do, when I spotted some great autumnal coloured, slightly sparkly jersey at £4 /m. So I bought … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

White seersucker tunic

This is probably the biggest pattern hack that I have carried out since coming back to sewing. It all started with New Look 6340, free with Sew Issue 80, and … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wide legged trousers

  Summer sewing for me has started again with a pair of wide legged trousers. The idea was inspired by Sew Issue 79 where they featured in May Martin’s pattern … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Georgia blouse

This is the Georgia blouse from New Look 6107, free with July’s Sew magazine. I really enjoyed making it, and am hoping I will enjoy wearing it. It’s made in ivory … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment