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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Executive Nightdress

I am blogging this now, in order to stop myself running off to Guthrie Ghani to get some more of this fabric to make a set of matching shorts! (No … Continue reading

April 8, 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

Shirt dress

This is my second make from NEC purchased fabric. Its John Louden fabric from Fabrics Galore. I was looking for chambray for a shirt dress, but decided that this was … Continue reading

March 31, 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

A new Katherine Tilton blouse

I remain a fan of Katherine Tilton’s designs and here is another to add to my wardrobe: This is Butterick 6325, issued quite recently, and made from viscose fabric purchased … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sleeveless T shirt

I did say to watch this space when I finished my last Moneta and raglan sleeved T-shirt from sparkly jersey, as I felt there was more on the way – … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Katherine Tilton dress

I like the work of both of the Tilton sisters and their designs feature quite regularly on my blog. Their work presents a bit of a challenge, but unique results … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Mumbai sari top

It’s best to use a simple pattern when its the fabric that is the story of the garment. So here is my simplest top pattern, Butterick 5948,  and the story … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Black jersey cardie

I have returned to Butterick 6258, Lifestyle Wardrobe, as I said I would here. The pattern is for a long cardigan, which although it would have been stylish, warm and … Continue reading

December 14, 2015 · Leave a comment