I’m so excited to share this with you guys. Sewaholic Patterns is featured in Sewing World Magazine! It’s the June 2011 issue, and there’s a three-page article about Sewaholic Patterns and a little interview with me! I love the title too: proud to be pear shaped! I certainly am! So exciting! I waited this long […]
Archive | September, 2011
Isn’t it fantastic when you receive belated birthday presents? My birthday was back in February, but I received my mother’s birthday present a couple weeks back… a shopping night at Fabricana, my local fabric store! Want to see what I got? Of course you do! Fabric purchases are even more delightful when we can all […]
Hey, everyone! Guess what? I wrote a guest post for Sew, Mama, Sew! It’s called Seven Essential Sewing Skills and it’s up right now. Stop by the Sew, Mama,Sew! blog and read which sewing skills I’ve listed as the seven essential ones, with plenty of tutorial links for each one!
Hey, everyone! Happy Monday! What, it’s not Monday? I’m kidding, I know what day it is. Did you miss me yesterday? Sorry I didn’t get a post up! It was a busy weekend here at Sewaholic Patterns headquarters and while I didn’t run out of time, I ran out of energy. Hard to believe, I […]
This is all I did on the coat project yesterday: I pinned the pattern pieces to the dress form to get an idea of what the coat might look like. (Love that huge, dramatic collar!) There’s a couple more urgent things I’m working on, but I did take a break and play with the pattern […]
My favourite era for fashion has always been the 50’s and 60’s because of the full skirted dresses and defined waists! But if you look at coat patterns from that era, most were cut straight up and down, with little or no waist definition. Quite the contrast to figure-hugging ‘wiggle’ dresses or full-skirted hourglass shapes! […]
Remember my Chantilly dress? If you missed it, Sarai from Colette Patterns swapped patterns with me over the summer, her Chantilly dress for my Lonsdale dress. She recently posted photos of her finished Lonsdale dress, and it’s stunning! Click the image above, or click here to check out more photos. (Talk about taking a summer […]