all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

Santa’s workshop 2017

Do you feel obliged to make presents, because you can? I do. It means that Christmas costs me far less than it might cost other people, at least in terms … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

#SewBrum top

This is another version of Vogue 9063, which I used when I had a go at tie dye work. I hadn’t sewn for several weeks when I went to #SewBrum … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Aspen Dress

After the success of the Claire Cami by Serendipity Studios, I bought another of their patterns back in July. It was always intended as a winter dress, and it’s been … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

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

Son of Earl FitzWilliam

Meet Junior Earl Fitzwilliam. Wasn’t #SewBrum a great day out? Thanks so much to Charlotte for organising it. I took part in the Merit Badge swap; an interesting way of … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · Leave a comment