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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Summer Coco

My requirement is for a simple T-shirt dress for my holidays. I have 3m of pre-purchased fabric from Minerva Crafts, so I expect to get more than just a t-shirt … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Scuba

I’ve been a bit put off scuba, despite a number of perfectly good looking scuba garments out there is the blogoshere. It was Love Sewing Issue 47 which persuaded me, … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

A flock of Larks

It seems that I really did need Grainline Studios’ Lark T-shirt pattern. I have made 4 now! So here are numbers 2, 3 and 4. The first was blogged here. … Continue reading

October 22, 2017 · 4 Comments

Lark Tee by Grainline Studio

You know when you need to treat yourself, or you just need bias binding, so you go into Guthrie-Ghani. And then you cannot leave the shop without making sure that there … Continue reading

September 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Over-sized T shirt by the Maker’s Atelier

I have started to use the patterns in my new book! The Essential Collection I chose the oversized T shirt with long sleeves and planned to make use of the … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Short sleeved Bronte top

This is a short sleeved version of Jennifer Lauren’s Bronte top. Its the second time I’ve made this pattern, but I threw away the first one. Making a toile for … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · 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