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Sewing and textiles with Ann

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

Travel jacket – another Marcy Tilton design

I have trouble resisting Marcy’s designs. So I had to have V9244, and was super pleased to find this fabric to make it. It came from Barry’s. It’s a relatively … Continue reading

March 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Aubergine dress

This  is McCalls 7533 styled three ways. I’m not quite sure why I bought this pattern as I have several others which are similar, here and here. I am looking … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Lutterloh System – An introduction from Jenni Taylor

I don’t think I have ever seen a blog post that started by saying that the pattern had been created using the Lutterloh System. And yet the system is quite … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

Addicted! More bra sewing

I’ve made three now. This post is a review of where I’m at with regard to making bras. The first was Orange Lingerie’s Marlborough bra, made from scrap Broderie Anglais … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hepburn turtleneck

Here is my Hepburn turtleneck jumper by Itch to Stitch. It’s a PDF download with 31 pages of pattern to lay out. However, not only can you limit the printing … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment