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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Vogue 9284, Step 8. Make any necessary fit alterations!

Trousers! So great to wear, but so hard to get right. Actually, if you go back as far as the ’60s, do you remember the word ‘slacks’? I haven’t heard … 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

Block printing in Gujarat, India

Gujarat is a popular destination for textile tours, but other than that, its not a big tourist destination and even some of my best travelled friends need to be told … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Santa’s workshop 2017

Do you feel obliged to make presents, because you can? I do. It means that Christmas costs me far less than it might cost other people, at least in terms … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Charlie Hoodie by Two Stitches

I suggested that i might make something for my great niece from the left over fleece from my Bianca coat. So i made a Charlie Hoodie by Two Stitches. I … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Bianca coat by Sew Me Something

When I went to the Sewing Bee Live in September, i had every intention of buying this pattern for the Bianca ‘coatigan’. I saw Jules’ sample at the event in … Continue reading

December 4, 2017 · 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