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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Simplicity 9149

I browse through Sew Today whenever it arrives, thinking i am going to buy this pattern or that pattern, and then i consider that i already have a pattern a … Continue reading

August 17, 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

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

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

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

The Halifax Hoodie

This is sort of a birthday present to myself, in as much as I bought to pattern and fabric on my birthday. I tried to take the day off work, … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Simplicity K8265 – jumper and skirt

Sew Style Dressmaker seems to be a collection of free patterns from recent editions of Sew magazine, along with three more free patterns. For £9.99 that’s not bad value, as … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · 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

Butterick 6492 by Katherine Tilton

Yes another Tilton design. The sisters have a certain style which seems to suit me.     The fabric is a beautifully soft, stable knit from Barry’s. I bought the … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 1 Comment