A Herd of Hollyburn Skirts, or the Internet’s favourite skirt pattern ever

It’s a delightful sunny Saturday morning in Autumn, it’s finally cooling down enough to wear a jumper inside, I have a cup of tea, and it’s about time I posted some long-awaited blog updates. So, hi! So, if you Google “Sewaholic Hollyburn” you’ll find a plethora of bloggers and seamstresses who have reviewed and discussed … More A Herd of Hollyburn Skirts, or the Internet’s favourite skirt pattern ever

Choosing a new sewing machine – your opinion?

Hi, sewing folks! I’m just about ready to upgrade my machine and I would love your inputπŸ™‚. My clunky little Brother BM 2600 machine has been okay so far, but it’s probably seven years old now and coming to the end of its life; it’s rather bottom-of-the-range and I’m really starting to notice its limitations. … More Choosing a new sewing machine – your opinion?

Thoughts on colour palettes, planning, and sensible sewing

Hello, fellow sewers. Hopefully a bit of discussion post here: what do you do – dress for fashion, or dress to what suits you? A combination of both? And what do you make? Do you plan your handmade items? I was cleaning out my wardrobe earlier today and started noticing the types of clothes I … More Thoughts on colour palettes, planning, and sensible sewing