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Sewing and textiles with Ann

The Holiday Top goes on holiday!

This all started with a metre of high quality beige cotton jersey. I bought it to possibly use for sleeves for the Hebden t-shirt in early lockdown. But another beige … Continue reading

October 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

TMA Vest Top – All about Trimmings

The Maker’s Atelier Autumn 19 magazine was all about the Vest Top and trimmings. It’s taken me until the following summer to pick up the magazine again and have a … Continue reading

July 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Shorts

In my humble opinion i would go as far as to say that the #sewover60 people, probably shouldn’t wear shorts. I have some knee length shorts for hiking, but probably … Continue reading

June 18, 2020 · 1 Comment

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

Holiday Tunic #so50visible20

I made this, first, because I thought I needed it, and secondly, in response to a challenge set by #sewover50, to use patterns modelled by people who appear to be … Continue reading

March 17, 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