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Sewing and textiles with Ann

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

Serendipity Studios Claire Cami Maxi

I really enjoyed making this dress using Serendipity Studios Claire Cami pattern. After making a knit maxi using McCalls pattern, and not liking the result at all, I decided to … Continue reading

August 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Short sleeved Bronte top

This is a short sleeved version of Jennifer Lauren’s Bronte top. Its the second time I’ve made this pattern, but I threw away the first one. Making a toile for … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment