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Sewing and textiles with Ann

Holiday Tunic #so50visible20

I made this, first, because I thought I needed it, and secondly, in response to a challenge set by #sewover50, to use patterns modelled by people who appear to be … Continue reading

March 17, 2020 · 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

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

Birmingham tunic, Marcy Tilton strikes again!

This is my new Birmingham tunic made using V9193¬†from Marcy Tilton, again.   So why is it a Birmingham tunic? I have never quite understood why the Birmingham assay mark … Continue reading

March 19, 2017 · 2 Comments

Artist at work

  Welcome to a very unique garment. I can guarantee that no one else will create this combination of fabric and pattern, as I designed the fabric myself. Its taken … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

A new Katherine Tilton blouse

I remain a fan of Katherine Tilton’s designs and here is another to add to my wardrobe: This is Butterick 6325, issued quite recently, and made from viscose fabric purchased … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Merchant and Mills Shirt Tunics

More sewing for my forthcoming holiday. It all started with this¬†piece of broderie anglais trimming, which you may have noticed, doesn’t feature in the finished garment! That’s the way that … Continue reading

January 7, 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

Matilda Tunic Dress

This is from the free pattern in Issue 13 of Love Sewing. It’s the Matilda tunic from sewgirl.co.uk. There is no link there, because actually, the pattern is not on … Continue reading

May 10, 2015 · 4 Comments