all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

Broderie Anglais Rachel Comery blouse

My 100th post! On a whim, I mentioned to my mother that I might make this pattern again, using broderie anglais, and here it is. This is despite the fact … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Georgia blouse

This is the Georgia blouse from New Look 6107, free with July’s Sew magazine. I really enjoyed making it, and am hoping I will enjoy wearing it. It’s made in ivory … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Appeal for Nepal

I am very fond of Kathmandu and was horrified yesterday to hear about the destructive earthquake. I’m not sure how this is going to work, but I want to try … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Batik peplum bouse

I’ve used McCalls 7052 to make this, although I am not sure why, as I have a much used Vogue 8815 in my pattern collection which is very similar. Although … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

My present from Vietnam

A Vietnamese silk blouse made with something of a 70’s vibe, although it was easier to sew than some of the stuff that I made in the 70s. This has … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

White seersucker shirt

I think that a lot of us sew a bit ‘off season’ i.e. we are sewing for the forthcoming season rather than for ‘now’. This blouse is for ‘now’, when … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Second Mimi blouse

I dreamed up this version back in September when I visited Goldhawk Road. At £1 per metre, there seemed to be endless possibilities with polycotton! In principal, this will go … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment