Archive | November, 2010

Happy Birthday, Mom!

Happy Birthday to my wonderful Mom! I wanted to take a moment today and wish a very happy birthday to the woman who taught me to sew. That’s my mom on the left, and seventeen-year-old me in the middle! We’re at an Oktoberfest party, would you believe that my mom made the two blue dirndls, […]

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Sewaholic Patterns: The Store is Open!

I’m thrilled to announce that the Sewaholic Patterns Store is finally open for business! The web store is set up, ready to go and fully stocked with Pendrell Blouse patterns. Click the image below to visit the store! And the best part: the patterns are officially in stock! Late Friday the envelopes, instruction sheets and […]

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Pendrell Blouse Sew-Along Schedule!

Hello readers and upcoming Sew-Alongers! In Vancouver the snow is falling and it’s absolutely beautiful! I’m loving the view from the inside looking out. People are staying in and keeping warm, myself included! Today’s post is another short and sweet one, it’s madness around here! Here’s what I’m thinking for the Pendrell Blouse Sew-Along Schedule: […]

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Metric Measurement Chart: By Request

Thanks for all the feedback on the Sewaholic Patterns size chart and fabric requirements on last week’s post! Several of you wished the requirements were in metric measurements and I totally understand, being in Canada myself. So I’ve done the conversion! As requested, here’s the metric version of the Size Chart and Fabric Requirements: View […]

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Make your own reusable fabric napkins!

And now, for something completely different – owl-print fabric napkins! I keep calling them ‘Hootlet’ napkins, after the Hootsuite owl. (Anyone else think the Hootsuite owl is incredibly cute?) Remember this fabric from last week’s trip to Spool of Thread? I made these napkins up yesterday and I’m pretty pleased with them. Ok, saying ‘napkins’ […]

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A very quick post and a sewing tip!

Hello everyone!  Today’s post is short and sweet. While there are lots of exciting things happening, keeping me busy, I couldn’t leave you with radio silence! So here’s an easy, helpful tip. Do you often end up with lots of nearly-empty thread spools from all your leftover projects? (I know I do!) Save them, and […]

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