Author Archive | Tasia

Introducing The Vancouver Collection by Sewaholic Patterns

Today we have a very special pattern announcement: five new sewing patterns! Introducing the Vancouver Collection. Athletic-inspired sewing patterns inspired by our beautiful city of Vancouver, British Columbia. What’s special about this collection is the fact that it looks like athletic wear you’d buy at the store. People won’t believe you sewed your outfit! As we […]

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Sewing A Plaid Granville Shirt: Deciding What to Cut on the Bias

I’m starting a plaid version of the Granville shirt soon. It’ll be perfect for fall, for layering under warm cabled sweaters and wearing under jackets. What’s cool about plaid fabric is the lines. Cutting pieces on the bias turns these into diagonal lines, which adds visual interest and can draw attention to different parts of the garment. […]

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How to Insert Elastic into Casings: Tips for Making it Easier

Today’s post is all about how to insert elastic into casings, with tips for making it quicker and easier! One of the first projects you might make as you learn to sew is elastic waist shorts or an elastic waist skirt, like our Rae Skirt. Several of our patterns, including the new Nicola and Harwood dresses, […]

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