Tag Archives: Sewaholic

Hollyburn A Trois

Yeah, I made another one. So shoot me! This version is going to get Worn. To. Death. It’s in black wool crepe. I added 2.5 inches to the length of version C and omitted the pockets. I’ve learnt the hard … Continue reading

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Sewaholic Hollyburn Skirt – I Lied

Five days ago, on this very blog, I claimed, ‘I’m a strictly One-Project-At-A-Time woman.’ Then I decided to squeeze in a quick second make of the Hollyburn Skirt. I am nothing if not an unreliable narrator! To be fair, this … Continue reading

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What’s In The Jar?

The original jar wasn’t big enough. So, I finally printed off all the 187 comments and settled down for a session of serious ripping up of paper. You guys wrote over 10,000 words between you, did you know that? With … Continue reading

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Knitting The Words Together

I have spent this weekend on a writers’ retreat, outside Bristol. The foul weather has only added to the atmosphere of cosy creativity – I haven’t minded the rain storms one jot. (Though I will mind if the roads are … Continue reading

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Sewaholic’s Alma Blouse – Tested!

Back in June, I volunteered to test Sewaholic’s latest pattern, the Alma Blouse. Isn’t it gorgeous? I was so keen to make this up that I hit Walthamstow market on a Sunday. Don’t ever hit Walthamstow market on a Sunday, … Continue reading

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The St Clements Cambie Dress

Oranges and lemons Say the bells of St Clements You owe me five farthings Say the bells of St Martins Summer arrives in England, and so the UK blogger pulls out her seasonal cotton. My goodness, there had better be … Continue reading

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Patch Pocket For The Minoru Jacket – Tutorial

Ian made us a downloadable PDF template! Hey, guys! Sorry the tutorial took a bit of time coming to you. That’s because my lovely boyfriend was making us a downloadable template in between his Open University studies. What an angel! … Continue reading

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Sewaholic Minoru Jacket

Tis done! I feel as though I should be walking through the leafy grounds of Princeton with a varsity scarf around my neck, being clever and charming with my fellow over-achieving students. ‘Beckett, a genius, you say? Ha, ha – … Continue reading

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The Dudliest Dud Buy In The Kingdom Of Dudsville

So, the streak of bad luck continues. I bought this fabric a few weeks ago, in a sudden panic when the Minoru jacket sewalong was about to commence. I was kidding myself that I might actually be able to keep … Continue reading

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Sewaholic Renfrew & Yogic Ramblings

Breaking news! Have you seen Sewaholic’s new pattern? You can find out all about it here. I was lucky enough to be invited to make this up as a pattern tester. I loved the process of feeding back! I felt like … Continue reading

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