all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

Maker’s Atelier Gather Detail Sweatshirt

A birthday present! I bought the new Gather Detail Sweatshirt pattern with some birthday present money. I have the Essential Collection book (previous birthday present…) and have made one or … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

More children’s clothes

Kids grow fast, don’t they?  And when you are 120 miles away from them, and don’t get to see how fast they are growing very often, then making clothes for … Continue reading

March 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Roger rhino!

Meet Roger rhino, an idea conceived at 6 a.m. one morning when Roger came visiting at Chitwan National Park in Nepal. A real rhino came visiting; although you may find … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Twists and Tucks

More Marcy Tilton….. This time I am trying out V9317, having waited for much of the spring for the pattern to be released in the UK. I’ve been pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · 3 Comments

Making curtains

When I drew the curtain in my smallest bedroom last week, and the fabric tore, it was clearly time for new curtains. I thought about renewing them about 5 years … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

A blouse from vintage fabric

To be honest, I don’t know the origins of the fabric, other than it was in Mum’s fabric box. (Yes, my Mum had boxes of fabric, so am I allowed … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘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