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Sewing and textiles with Ann

The London fabric

I’ve been looking for some fabric suitable to re-cover my ironing board for some time, so was delighted to find ‘the London fabric’ whilst at the NEC in March. It … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · 2 Comments

Genuine Indonesian batik dress

This was a very risky make.The fabric is from the home of Indonesian batik, Jogyakarta, on Java, on the other side the world. I bought it last October. There was … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Children’s Clothes

I’m going to be a great aunt. To me that makes me sound so old, but the mother- to- be assures me that its a good thing. Especially a great … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

My vintage make

To be clear, in no way am I writing this post to say ‘Hey, I made a felt ball’ I did make a felt ball, from a vintage pattern book. … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

Shorts pyjamas in honour of my apiary!

The box is in place, the seeds have been planted, and now I have the pyjamas to match! Oh, how I looked forward to starting a blog post with those … Continue reading

April 3, 2017 · 1 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

Birmingham tunic, Marcy Tilton strikes again!

This is my new Birmingham tunic made using V9193¬†from Marcy Tilton, again.   So why is it a Birmingham tunic? I have never quite understood why the Birmingham assay mark … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · 2 Comments