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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Bags of bags

It’s lockdown time, and I guess that many of us are working our way through whatever fabric we have in our houses. I don’t have much of a stash of … Continue reading

April 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Make a garment from a book that you already own!

This challenge is probably over by now and I can’t remember who was running it, so I won’t be winning any prizes, but, I thought it was a good idea, … Continue reading

March 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

Maker’s Atelier Pencil Skirt

This skirt is in The Essential Collection book, which I have used on several occasions. I have three of these skirts, and particularly the scuba ones have been well worn … Continue reading

July 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

Maker’s Atelier Book Bag

I have decided that this┬ádesign in The Essential Collection book, is worthy of its own post. As I write this, I have made 5 1/2! In fact, I have run … Continue reading

October 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

A tale of two ……. very different garments!

Two very different garments, indeed! The only thing that they have in common is that they are made from the same fabric, and both are finished with rolled hems. I … Continue reading

June 14, 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