all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

ABC fabric

I acquired this fabric at #SewBrum 19 from the fabric swap. Many thanks to whoever brought it along. There were a good couple of metres, and I have been able … Continue reading

February 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Little girl’s dress

Another Geranium, this time in size T4, and she is only 2 1/2 years old. Actually, I think this will be too big for her, but that’s fine; she can … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

Geranium Gallery

I’ve made quite a lot of Geraniums dresses now. I was showing them all to a friend last weekend, so let me share them all with you as well. They … Continue reading

January 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Velvet for a winter wedding

In millions of years of sewing, I don’t think that I have ever sewn with velvet before. Its one of the fabrics of the season, and will look smart at … Continue reading

January 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Indigo by Tilly and the Buttons

I’ve made two Indigos now. It takes me back to sewing in the 1970’s. I don’t think I’ve sewn gathers since then! (Not true. I have of course, made at … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Geranium Expansion Pack

I’ve lost count of the number of Geranium dresses that I have made now. I’ve made a few that I haven’t blogged. I’m up to T3 now, although I have … Continue reading

December 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Fabworks jacket

I first met the Fabworks team at the Sewing Bee Live event at Exel. I promised them at  some point on a trip to Yorkshire I would pop into Dewsbury … Continue reading

October 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Me Made May 19

I’m pleased to be able to commit to Me Made May this year. I didn’t last year. May was an awful month in a fairly awful year. I do ‘Me … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 3 Comments

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