Archive | June, 2012

Sewaholic takes a holiday!

Hey, everyone! Exciting news for me. I’m going on holidays starting next week, yay! It’s been years since I had a vacation. And even more importantly, this will be the first time I take a real break since starting Sewaholic Patterns. It’s about time! It’s scary, being away from my business, but I know I’ll […]

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Pants, Trousers, and Shorts: Fitting Resources

Why do people fear sewing pants? The number one answer is likely fit. After all, the actual sewing part of making pants is easy to master. Starting with a pants pattern that is close to your proportions is a good idea – like the new Thurlow pattern! Pants are considered one of the hardest things […]

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A Reversible Cambie Dress!

Yes, I said it – a reversible dress! Christine from the blog ‘What’s Up Cupcake’ made her version of the Cambie Dress reversible. How cool is that? One side is a fun print, the other is timeless black, and both look beautiful on her! Here’s the outside:And here’s the inside! Isn’t that neat? I came […]

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Sewing the Cambie Dress Straps

Today, I’ll demonstrate how to sew the Cambie Dress Sleeves (or straps, if you prefer) into the front bodice. This is one of those sewing steps that might become super clear as you’re doing it yourself, but may be a little confusing in the directions. One of the great things that comes out of pattern […]

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