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Sewing and textiles with Ann

A blouse from vintage fabric

To be honest, I don’t know the origins of the fabric, other than it was in Mum’s fabric box. (Yes, my Mum had boxes of fabric, so am I allowed … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Daisy – Afternoon blouse

This is my third version of Jennifer Lauren’s Afternoon blouse – the daisy version! The others are here and here. The beige one is very wearable, but the blue satin … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simple Sew Chelsea Blouse – shirring

As a free pattern with Love Sewing magazine, this pattern is good value, but I would not want to pay £10 for it. I’m afraid that yet again I was … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Elephants don’t travel well

  In my opinion, they don’t, except that this year they seem to be travelling OK…… I have thought for some years that certain ‘bo-ho’ garments purchased abroad, just don’t … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Vintage

I’m not really into ‘Vintage’, but this outfit is very much my vintage, and reminds me of a skirt that I made in about 1976. Its taken a bit of … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pink striped sleeveless blouse

  A prophesy fulfilled……. It was only after I had completed this that I noticed that this is a Katherine Tilton pattern – the third one that I have made … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Jodhpur Collection – Peacock top

This is why its called the Peacock top. The bird of the Indian nation, and to be found wandering round some of our hotel gardens.     There are two … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment