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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Simplicity K8265 – jumper and skirt

Sew Style Dressmaker seems to be a collection of free patterns from recent editions of Sew magazine, along with three more free patterns. For £9.99 that’s not bad value, as … Continue reading

December 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Butterick 6492 by Katherine Tilton

Yes another Tilton design. The sisters have a certain style which seems to suit me.     The fabric is a beautifully soft, stable knit from Barry’s. I bought the … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

White linen

The name of a decent smelling perfume of the 80’s I seem to recall! And very trendy as a fabric for the 2016 I note, from looking at shop windows. I … Continue reading

May 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Vintage

I’m not really into ‘Vintage’, but this outfit is very much my vintage, and reminds me of a skirt that I made in about 1976. Its taken a bit of … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Simple Sew Sophie Skirts

I won’t be making this pattern again. After 2 re-makes, I have finished a Christmas present just in time for Mother’s Day. The remit was for a summer weight skirt … Continue reading

March 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Liberty jersey ‘dress’

This is Butterick Life style wardrobe B6258. It’s not a dress; it’s a top and skirt as I thought they would be more versatile, but most of the time I … Continue reading

September 13, 2015 · 1 Comment