Archive | November, 2010

Ways to Save Fabric on the Pendrell Blouse

The other day, I published the fabric requirements for the Pendrell Blouse. I wanted to follow up today with a few ways to reduce the amount of fabric required. You might have looked at the yardages and thought, “Wow! That seems like a lot!” That’s what I thought when I calculated the requirements but it’s […]

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Field Trip: Spool of Thread

Ever since I first heard of Spool of Thread, I was dying to check it out! For those of you who haven’t heard of Spool of Thread, it’s a brand-new sewing lounge in Vancouver. You can rent machines, take a class, or buy fabric and supplies at this bright and friendly space! They just opened […]

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Ready, Set… Buy Fabric!

In case you’ve been eyeing the Pendrell Blouse, I have figured out the fabric requirements! I’m posting them in advance in case anyone was eager to go fabric-shopping. Here they are – straight from the envelope back! I’m really excited about the entire envelope design and can’t wait for you all to see it for […]

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And the 200 Follower Giveaway Winner is…

I’m excited to announce the winner of the 200 Follower Giveaway today! There were so many entries, I was thrilled to see so many new commenters coming out of hiding for a chance at the prize. And honestly, I wasn’t fishing for compliments but was delighted to hear so many nice thoughts about my blog. So thank you guys, so much!!
And the 200 Follower Giveaway Winner is…

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Pendrell Blouse, sleeveless!

What do you layer under your cosy winter sweaters and fitted jackets? Instead of a basic tee, why not indulge in a semi-fitted silk or rayon shell? I’ve added a sleeveless option for the Pendrell Blouse especially for layering! Especially because I tend to default to ribbed tank tops and boring tees – I need […]

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Recycled Paper: Does it matter? I think so.

I’ve been pretty quiet about Sewaholic Patterns recently, except for mentioning my recent layoff and my plans to focus on the pattern side full-time. I’m happy to announce that things are moving again and I’m closer than ever to launching! I’ve decided to print the Sewaholic Patterns envelopes and instruction sheets on 100% recycled paper. […]

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