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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Gertie Sews Vintage Casual – and so does Ann….

  I have had the book for a couple of years, but never made anything from it, so these projects represented two opportunities: use the book patterns, and try, yet … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wide legged trousers

  Summer sewing for me has started again with a pair of wide legged trousers. The idea was inspired by Sew Issue 79 where they featured in May Martin’s pattern … Continue reading

December 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Linen Ultimate Trousers

Are THE Ultimate Trousers, by Sew Over It, also MY Ultimate Trousers? Here’s a couple of rare pictures of me wearing my trousers.     I happened to have almost … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ultimate trousers v2

Or maybe it should be ultimate trousers v 5, as I have now made 3 trial versions and 2 ‘wearable’ versions. This is the re-sized version in the stretch denim. … Continue reading

March 22, 2015 · 4 Comments

Ultimate Trousers

This entry is dedicated to Caroline @allspiceabounds, and all others who toil to make trousers. Here’s her web link My┬ápost is going to be so remarkably similar that I wonder … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

More summer pyjamas

A quick pair of summer pyjamas in well under a weekend. The top incorporates the material from my winter pyjamas made late last year. I kept it deliberately. I debated … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chambray trousers (for my holidays)

And since I last posted, I have made these trousers this afternoon. There is a small element of urgency as I want them for my holidays, which, although some weeks … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment