1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, I made it!! 2015, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Skirts

When is a Sewaholic Hollyburn, not a Sewaholic Hollyburn?

Perhaps, when you almost don't have enough fabric to finish it! I've been bustin' through my stash and so far, have made a flowered vintage dress and a red Sewaholic Hollyburn.  Next I thought I would make a black Sewaholic Hollyburn - you can see the link to the pattern company here:  Sewaholic Hollyburn.  I… Continue reading When is a Sewaholic Hollyburn, not a Sewaholic Hollyburn?

1000 Things to Do with a Sewing Machine, I made it!! 2015, Indie sewing patterns, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Skirts

A Sewaholic Hollyburn… and the Evils of having a Fabric Stash!

It's Indie Pattern Month at the Monthly Stitch.  As is my tradition, this is the month that I dive into the Indie Patterns that I have collected over the last year.  I have always wanted to try Sewaholic's Hollyburn skirt but was always looking for the right fabric.  Me Made May showed me that I do not have… Continue reading A Sewaholic Hollyburn… and the Evils of having a Fabric Stash!

I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

A Tale of Four Tees – Last but not Least!

Tonight I am catching up on my TNT Tee Contest posts and I wish to show you my last Tee, the 4th.  I have my Tee #1 here, and Tee #2 here and here is Tee #3.  You already know that this is my 4th make with my Butterick pattern - B5988.  With this one… Continue reading A Tale of Four Tees – Last but not Least!

I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

A Tale of Four Tees – #3

I finished Patternreview's TNT Tee Contest.  My 4 Tees are done, submitted to Patternreview, now I can finish posting about them here.  I have my Tee #1 here, and my Tee #2 here and here is my Tee #3....  I am still using my Butterick pattern B5988, although this time I have stuck to the… Continue reading A Tale of Four Tees – #3

I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

A Tale of Four Tees – #2

Today I have for you my #2 Tee for Patternreview's August TNT Tee Contest.  I have used the very same pattern as my #1 Tee posted here, Butterick B5988, view B.  This time my fabric is a 96% polyester, 4% spandex ITY knit and it feels very comfy! I have again made the neck opening… Continue reading A Tale of Four Tees – #2

I made it!! 2014, Sewing, Sewing Challenges, Tops

Reading Sewing Blogs is Good for my Health!

or "A Tale of Four Tees - #1" Again we are well into another month and I am well into another challenge.  This month it is PatternReview's turn.  I have signed up for their TNT (tried and true) Tee Contest. I am to use one pattern and make four Tee shirts out knit fabrics.  I… Continue reading Reading Sewing Blogs is Good for my Health!