all my own work by ann

Sewing and textiles with Ann

McCalls waterfall cardigan

I actually needed a waterfall cardigan, and indeed, had bought the fabric back from Thailand with me. I bought it on the Indian market in Bangkok. It cost about £1.60 … Continue reading

February 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

My second Moneta

So I was walking around Leeds market, as I am occasionally inclined to do, when I spotted some great autumnal coloured, slightly sparkly jersey at £4 /m. So I bought … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

Simple Sew Jersey Top

You know how it is when you go into a fabric shop for one thing, and come out with not only what you went in to buy, but other fabric … Continue reading

August 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Batik peplum bouse

I’ve used McCalls 7052 to make this, although I am not sure why, as I have a much used Vogue 8815 in my pattern collection which is very similar. Although … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a 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

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