Archive | September, 2011

Birthday Fabric! A Beautiful Fall Mini-Wardrobe

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 […]

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Guest Post on Sew, Mama, Sew!

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!

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Coat Progress, Barely

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 […]

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Glam 70’s Wrap Coat: Vogue 2412

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! […]

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