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Sewing and textiles with Ann

The Maker’s Atelier Woven T-shirt

I’ve probably said before that I like the aesthetic of the Maker’s Atelier. I’ve even bought some of Frances’s relatively expensive patterns recently. I think I have all of her … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Me Made May 19

I’m pleased to be able to commit to Me Made May this year. I didn’t last year. May was an awful month in a fairly awful year. I do ‘Me … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 3 Comments

Maker’s Atelier Gather Detail Sweatshirt

A birthday present! I bought the new Gather Detail Sweatshirt pattern with some birthday present money. I have the Essential Collection book (previous birthday present…) and have made one or … Continue reading

March 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

More children’s clothes

Kids grow fast, don’t they?  And when you are 120 miles away from them, and don’t get to see how fast they are growing very often, then making clothes for … Continue reading

March 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Roger rhino!

Meet Roger rhino, an idea conceived at 6 a.m. one morning when Roger came visiting at Chitwan National Park in Nepal. A real rhino came visiting; although you may find … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Twists and Tucks

More Marcy Tilton….. This time I am trying out V9317, having waited for much of the spring for the pattern to be released in the UK. I’ve been pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · 3 Comments

Making curtains

When I drew the curtain in my smallest bedroom last week, and the fabric tore, it was clearly time for new curtains. I thought about renewing them about 5 years … Continue reading

April 29, 2018 · Leave a comment