Tag Archives: Sewaholic

Top 5 Makes Of All Time!

One of the great aspects of having sewn for several years, is that I get a real perspective on which projects have worked beyond my wildest dreams. Sewn items that I return to time and time again, that survive weekly cycles … Continue reading

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Sewing A Wedding Dress

Does anyone remember my recent blog post about helping a friend cut out her wedding outfit? Someone I hold dear (let’s call her Amy, for the sake of argument) was getting married. She’d bought silver silk jersey and satin. We … Continue reading

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Polly And The Puffin Takes Flight

It’s rare for me to highjack my sewing blog to talk about my day job but today I am going to do that quite shamelessly. Mainly because I think you’ll love this book – Polly and the Puffin! To give … Continue reading

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Sewing A Silk Blouse

This is the Sew Over It Pussy Bow Blouse. If you want to bring out your inner vixen, buy this pattern. It’s gorgeous! And doesn’t it go well with their Ultimate Trousers? It should go just as well with Sewaholic’s Hollyburn Skirt. … Continue reading

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Hollyburn Skirt & Tiny Pocket Tank

Hello, sunny happy sewing people! What are you up to this weekend? Ella and I have been chasing the rays, ducking the thunder storms. Someone asked me recently why my dog features in so many photos. The ultimate accessory? No, … Continue reading

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Sew Dolly Clackett Contest – My Pink Cambie Dress

This is my entry for the Sew Dolly Clackett contest. The lovely Roisin and Nic are getting married this year and in order to help them celebrate, albeit remotely, Rhinestones and Telephones suggested we make a dress that celebrates the spirit … Continue reading

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Hollyburn Skirt En Rouge

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day. AA Milne, Winnie The Pooh This Hollyburn skirt was a test of patience. I worked hard and carefully on it, only to discover that the waistband was … Continue reading

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Home Clothes – Tofino Style

Nearly 90 of you responded to my recent blog post about Home Clothes. Which I think means we like them! My recently made Tofino pyjama bottoms are now too hot to wear in the heat, but I prefer some decorum … Continue reading

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Cracking Out The Cambie

Before I began sewing, the arrival of summer would prompt the following internal monologue: Ooh, sunshine! Summer dresses! I’ll go and buy some summer dresses today. Oh, Oxford Street. It will be hellish. The tube. Muggy. Humph. Maybe I’ll just … Continue reading

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Pyjama Party – Tofino Style!

A few readers have commented that another Pyjama Party might be nice, and who am I to refuse? How kind of Sewaholic to bring out the perfect beginner-friendly pattern just in time! Have you seen the fantastic Tofino pattern, released … Continue reading

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