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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Japanese Style Top – From Stitch to Style

This is the first make from the new GBSB book, From Stitch to Style. I was looking at Girl Charlee’s great range of jersey again, and this wasn’t my first … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · 4 Comments

Black and white tunic by Marcy Tilton

When the cutting out is harder than the sewing! Although that is not unusual for a Marcy Tilton pattern. It’s cut from a single layer, so the first thing that … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pink striped sleeveless blouse

  A prophesy fulfilled……. It was only after I had completed this that I noticed that this is a Katherine Tilton pattern – the third one that I have made … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Jodhpur Collection – Peacock top

This is why its called the Peacock top. The bird of the Indian nation, and to be found wandering round some of our hotel gardens.     There are two … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mumbai sari top

It’s best to use a simple pattern when its the fabric that is the story of the garment. So here is my simplest top pattern, Butterick 5948,  and the story … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

White seersucker tunic

This is probably the biggest pattern hack that I have carried out since coming back to sewing. It all started with New Look 6340, free with Sew Issue 80, and … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 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