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Sewing and textiles with Ann

The Maker’s Atelier Woven T-shirt

I’ve probably said before that I like the aesthetic of the Maker’s Atelier. I’ve even bought some of Frances’s relatively expensive patterns recently. I think I have all of her … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Me Made May – what would the Victorians think?

May Bank Holiday, and my friend and I went to visit the National Trust’s Baddesley Clinton, in Warwickshire. In each room was a bit of an exhibition about 4 strong … Continue reading

May 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Welsh Wool

I was out walking in Wales over Easter. I wanted to search out a Welsh woollen mill that was still operational. There aren’t many of them. I recall buying some … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · 2 Comments

Me Made May 19

I’m pleased to be able to commit to Me Made May this year. I didn’t last year. May was an awful month in a fairly awful year. I do ‘Me … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 3 Comments

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

More children’s clothes

Kids grow fast, don’t they?  And when you are 120 miles away from them, and don’t get to see how fast they are growing very often, then making clothes for … Continue reading

March 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Roger rhino!

Meet Roger rhino, an idea conceived at 6 a.m. one morning when Roger came visiting at Chitwan National Park in Nepal. A real rhino came visiting; although you may find … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 · Leave a comment