A question came up and I thought the answer might be useful to many of you. It’s regarding the contrast fabric for the Tofino Pants. As you can see on the envelope back, there’s fabric requirements listed for both main fabric and contrast fabric. So what is the contrast fabric used for? The contrast is [...]
I’m so excited to introduce the newest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns, the Tofino Pants! I’ve been dreaming of making comfortable yet pretty lounge pants to wear around the house, and ...
I’m excited to introduce the newest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns today… the Robson Coat! Every woman needs a classic trench coat. Even better if it’s in a fabulous colour with ...
I’m excited to introduce the newest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns.. the Hollyburn Skirt! This is the first pattern designed specifically for beginners. Not to say the other patterns wouldn’t work ...
I’m so excited to introduce the newest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns, the Cordova Jacket! This is the ninth pattern in the line, a modern zip-front jacket with peplum seaming. I ...
I’m excited to announce the newest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns today – the Alma Blouse! This is a great, versatile pattern that offers three neckline variations and three sleeve variations, ...
Hello, everyone! I’m so glad that you are excited about the new pattern, the Tofino Pants and Shorts. It’s nice to make something purely for lounging now and then, isn’t it? To get you even more pumped about sewing pyjama pants, Karen from Didyoumakethat is hosting a Pyjama Party! Karen’s blog is always a good [...]
I’m so excited to introduce the newest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns, the Tofino Pants! I’ve been dreaming of making comfortable yet pretty lounge pants to wear around the house, and they’re finally here! (this is my favourite photo of all time! it looks so fresh) Modern, medium-rise pants are cut loosely for comfort without being [...]
It’s back from printing! The newest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns is back from the printers and nearly ready to announce. Here’s a shot of the pattern envelope coming off the printing machine – you can just barely see the cover! This printing machine is the size of several cars placed end-to-end. It’s massive! The paper [...]
Have you ever found something interesting tucked in the envelope of a vintage sewing pattern? This isn’t the most interesting thing (not like a love letter or something juicy!) but pinned in between the ‘lengthen and shorten here’ lines was a newspaper from 1964. So I imagine the original owner bought the pattern and sewed [...]
It’s finished! My second version of McCalls 7743 is complete. I’ve called it the Little Letter Dress because that’s what the fabric is called. (So uncreative, I know. This is why I stick to a theme when naming my patterns. It’s easy to name the next one when they’re all named for Vancouver area places [...]
Hello, I'm Tasia and I'm a sewaholic! I live in Vancouver, BC, Canada and love fabric, colour and fashion. I blog about sewing projects, sewing tips and inspiration... and I've recently launched my own collection of sewing patterns!
- I say muslin, you say toile… April 3, 2013
- Introducing the next pattern…the Robson Coat! March 15, 2013
- Autumn Cambie: Sewing Ugly Fabric Into Something Pretty March 11, 2013
- Blue Rose Hazel February 25, 2013
- Sewing Daydreams, Spring 2013 edition April 8, 2013
- Tofino Question: Making The Pants Without Contrast? May 22, 2013
- Join the Pyjama Party! May 21, 2013
- Introducing the next pattern…the Tofino Pants! May 20, 2013
- New Pattern Announcement Coming Monday! May 17, 2013
- A Random Scrap of History May 15, 2013
- Petitebluebirdgirl: Hi there if you have a craft and you enjoy it; ...
- Nothy: I think these are adorable. What a great first pro...
- Tasia: I think so! I'd add inseam pockets to the seam do...
- Jane: This pattern is awesome - I can't wait to order i...
- O! Jolly!: O my, those are super cute both ways!...
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