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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Liberty jersey ‘dress’

This is Butterick Life style wardrobe B6258. It’s not a dress; it’s a top and skirt as I thought they would be more versatile, but most of the time I … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Back to work shirt

Yes, this is another shirt, finished just in time to go back to work. It is from Katherine Tilton’s Butterick 6062, which I chose because I had read some good reviews. And … Continue reading

April 14, 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

Paul Smith fabric blouse

I made another shirt! I’m not sure which is better; having the time to make all these work clothes, or going to work to wear them. There are times, like … Continue reading

March 25, 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

Colour blocked skirt

Following on from the colour blocked dress, I now have a colour blocked skirt – or this entry could be known as, how to make a simple skirt difficult! I … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ultimate Trousers

This entry is dedicated to Caroline @allspiceabounds, and all others who toil to make trousers. Here’s her web link My post is going to be so remarkably similar that I wonder … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · 4 Comments