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Holm Sown | Sewn: Ogden Cami by True Bias

Watercolour Floral PJ Top {True Bias Ogden Cami}

I’m here with something that might look like a bit of an un-seasonal make given the current chilly weather in the UK. However, a cami is a great layering piece that can be worn all year round. I have two versions to share. The first is using the standard/original pattern, and the second is uses […]

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DIY clothes peg caddy | Holm Sown

DIY Clothes Peg Caddy

Do you leave your clothes pegs on the line or do you collect them up each time? I was firmly in camp #1 and until I recently got a shocked/horrified look from someone when I mentioned this, I didn’t see what the problem was! However, I have been finding it a bit annoying that the […]

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10 Things I'm Loving - January 2021 | Holm Sown

10 Things I’m Loving – January 2021

Like many people I’m struggling to actually get started with doing something at the moment. Even so, it doesn’t stop me looking and while I’ve struggled to find the time to sew, I have found that being at home has given me the time to pursue some of my other hobbies. I thought it would […]

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Holm Sown | Shop Update - saying goodbye to 222 King Street

Shop Update

So it’s been a bit of a rocky 6 months for me and the shop. Obviously COVID has been the biggest issue, for everyone, the last 3 months, but at the end of last year I found that the shop had been sold. Unfortunately the new owner was really just looking to re-sell it again […]

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Holm Sown | June 2019 at Holm Sown - monthly review

June at Holm Sown {2019}

I thought it might be fun to do a round-up of what’s been going on with the shop this month (June). There have been lots of new arrivals across the shop, including some brand new Janome machines, and I’ve even managed to fit in some sewing time as well. Lampshade Kits As well as the […]

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Holm Sown Online Fabric Shop - Sundance by Beth Studley for Makower UK / Andover Fabrics

Sundance by Beth Studley – Just Arrived!

Unpacking Sundance was like a blast of summer, much needed on a cold, grey winters day in Scotland!  Sundance is the latest range designed by Beth Studley of Love From Beth, and manfuactured/distributed by Makower UK / Andover Fabrics. [maxbutton id=”5″] The range contains 20 designs in bold and bright prints and colours.  There is […]

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Holm Sown Online Fabric Shop - Marilla Walker Roberts Collection Dungaree Dress Pattern Review

Pinstripe Dungaree Dress {Marilla Walker Roberts Collection}

I bought Marilla Walker’s Roberts Collection (and her Isca Shirtdress pattern) when she had a 25% off sale just before Christmas.  I hadn’t planned on sewing it quite so quickly, but the notion took me and I had it printed, taped together and sewn within 48 hours!  It would have been quicker if I’d had […]

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Holm Sown Online Fabric Shop - January Sewing Plans - Fabric & Pattern Haul

January Sewing Plans

So this year I thought it would be fun to share my monthly sewing plans with you.  My aim is to do a post at the beginning of each month laying out what I hope to sew.  I’m hoping that this will help me think more about what I actually need so that I end […]

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Cosy layers for winter {Kwik Sew K4069}

I’ve been in some desperate need of some cosy layers this winter, and what is more cosy than a brushed cotton jersey poloneck? Pattern: Kwik Sew K4069 Fabric: Brushed Cotton Jersey – Dusky Peach   I looked through the pattern books and came across quite a few patterns for looser fit cowl necks, but what […]

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