Tag: free pattern

Christmas Stanley Tree | Sewaholic Patterns | Holm Sown

Sewaholic Stanley Trees for Christmas

Have you started your Christmas sewing yet?  I’m terrible for leaving everything to the last minute so this year I’m making a concerted effort not to.  These fun decorations are made using the Stanley Tree pattern from Sewaholic.  This is a free pattern which is even better, and includes full step-by-step instructions and pattern pieces […]

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Sum It Up Quilt Tutorial

Following on from my Bearly Brown Sum It Up Quilt I shared a while back, I’ve drafted a high-level tutorial for my Sum It Up Quilt if you would like to make one yourself.  This is a great beginner’s quilt as it comes together reasonably quickly, and there aren’t a lot of fiddly points to […]

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Katie's Bow Tie Quilt // Front // Holm Sown

Bow Tie Quilt

I’m delighted to have Katie from Verily Vintage guest on the blog today showing us her Bow Tie Quilt (you can find her on Instagram and Facebook).  She lives close to the shop and pops in for fabric and a chat often and it is always fun to hear what she has on the go!  […]

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Embroidered Felt Hot Water Bottle // Holm Sown

Embroidered Felt Hot Water Bottle Cover

With the clocks changing and the leaves beginning to fall off the trees, I don’t know about you, but I’m loving the cosiness of a hot water bottle at night. Last Christmas I made quilted hot water bottle covers for presents, so for this year’s Gift Guide I thought it might be nice to try […]

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Chequered Mats // Holm Sown

Gift Guide – Chequered Table / Place Mats

I’ve been planning for some time to start a series of posts related to making things to give as presents (or keep for yourself!).  I’m trying for the most part to keep them so that they aren’t Christmas specific, however, with just over 8 weeks to go I’m sure you will all be starting to […]

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Eclipse Hoodie - a free pattern from Love Sewing Magazine // Holm Sown

Eclipse Hoodie – Hungry Pandas

We’ve just got some really cute organic jersey in from Lillestoff and I wanted to sew some of it to see how it handled. The latest Love Sewing Magazine included a free pattern for a kids hoodie called the Eclipse Hoodie which is always useful to have on hand as an extra layer (download here). […]

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Wonky Log Cabin Quilt // Holm Sown

Wonky Log Cabin Quilt

I came across the tutorial for this on one of the blogs I follow.  I’ve only dabbled in quilting a couple of times before, making small cot quilts for friend’s when they have babies.  I wanted something fairly quick to make and that used large pieces of fabric to showcase some of the fabric that […]

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Joel Dewberry Flora Tote

Instructions for the Joel Dewberry Flora Pocket Tote bag from Coats.  Make it either in the Poppy colourway or Eucalyptus. Download the instructions here: Joel Dewberry Tote Bag

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Junebug Dress

How’s your Sunday going?  I’ve had a lot of people visiting the shop keen to make things for their girls so I thought I’d bring you a 2nd free pattern to round off the week. Sewing for kids is a great way to practice your skills without having to worry too much about the finished […]

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