Twin Spruce Dress: Inside Out

I had a few requests to see the inside of the Twin Spruce Dress, so here are some inside-out shots! It’s like school – ‘Show your work, Tasia!’ Although I agree, there are so many pretty projects on the internet, with beautiful photos, and sometimes I’m curious see how it all came together on the […]

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Mr Sewaholic’s Shirt: Making the Muslin

Wow, it’s November next week! I’m starting to realize that perhaps you guys were right, and trying to make a bunch of Christmas presents is overly ambitious. Maybe it’s true, or maybe I will manage to squeeze some in, but one thing’s for sure – I have to make time to sew Mr Sewaholic’s shirt! […]

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Sewing + Dictionary = Sewtionary!

Isn’t that a fun word – Sewtionary? I’ve created a page for all the tutorial and how-to posts I’ve written so far, so they’re all in one easy-to-find place! The more posts I write, the more that the older ones get buried in the archives. Especially since I wrote detailed posts on the making of […]

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Finishing Simplicity 3965

Ok, enough daydreaming about sewing tools and sewing books under the Christmas tree – and back to the Simplicity vintage dress! If you’re just joining this series of posts, here are the first few posts: This is what the muslin is for! How to make a muslin for a dress bodice Altering the Dress Bodice: […]

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Sewaholic Patterns: An Update

I want to apologize for the delay of my first pattern! Things are taking much longer than I expected. It’s very important to me that you get the best quality product possible, so I’m working hard to make sure everything is just so. In my sewing projects, I talk a lot about making better quality […]

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Christmas Gifts For People Who Sew

Meaning me, of course! And you, fellow sewing enthusiasts! Here’s my stealth way of asking for useful, sewing-related Christmas gifts. It’s oh so subtle, I know! Yes, I buy a lot of fabric.. but I’m not big on wanting or asking for a lot of stuff. My family draws names, which makes it so easy! We pick […]

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