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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Fifty shades of green

I exaggerate! But I did use four different shades of green thread to make this dress. I had to dive into my stash of thread during lockdown, as I couldn’t … Continue reading

May 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Geranium Expansion Pack

I’ve lost count of the number of Geranium dresses that I have made now. I’ve made a few that I haven’t blogged. I’m up to T3 now, although I have … Continue reading

December 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Geranium – Made by Rae

My little great niece has already outgrown the first set of clothes that I made for her from a ‘new born’ Butterick pattern. I am so aware that a lot … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 · 2 Comments

Genuine Indonesian batik dress

This was a very risky make.The fabric is from the home of Indonesian batik, Jogyakarta, on Java, on the other side the world. I bought it last October. There was … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Aubergine dress

This ┬áis McCalls 7533 styled three ways. I’m not quite sure why I bought this pattern as I have several others which are similar, here and here. I am looking … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Lutterloh System – An introduction from Jenni Taylor

I don’t think I have ever seen a blog post that started by saying that the pattern had been created using the Lutterloh System. And yet the system is quite … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Aspen Dress

After the success of the Claire Cami by Serendipity Studios, I bought another of their patterns back in July. It was always intended as a winter dress, and it’s been … Continue reading

December 5, 2016 · Leave a comment