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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Indigo by Tilly and the Buttons

I’ve made two Indigos now. It takes me back to sewing in the 1970’s. I don’t think I’ve sewn gathers since then! (Not true. I have of course, made at … Continue reading

January 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

A bunch of Geraniums

I knew that this pattern would be useful! Here are two more Geranium dresses. I think that’s 4 I’ve made so far. This is the basic dress with built in … Continue reading

April 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

V9022 – how easy is ‘very easy’?

I haven’t sewn or blogged for a while. It’s not that I lost my sew-jo; more a case of losing my Mother. I did sew a very special dress for … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · 2 Comments

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

GBSB shift dress with Ladakhi belt

What’s a Ladakhi belt, you are asking? Well, that’s one in the picture. Ladakh is right in the north of India. Most of it is over 3000m high, it has … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Boat Race Moneta

My first Colette Moneta, started and finished today – Boat Race day. So may this blog post and dress recall the first time that the girls raced the same course … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Simplicity Blogger Challenge

The┬ástory of four garments So this is the story about making New Look 6145 pattern; the dress that I chose to make for the Simplicity Bloggers competition. The final product … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment