Wednesday Weekly #88

Wednesday Weekly #88

Posted by Helen | June 7, 2017 | Wednesday Weekly
Wednesday Weekly #88

Happy Wednesday my lovelies! I have a BIG weekly for you this week, there were so many pattern releases and gorgeous makes that I just couldn’t edit it down. I’m gearing up to go on a little vacay next week so I have been planning out my packing list! It’s very handy to be able to shop your own closet by flipping back through all your makes on your blog. I love planning little capsule wardrobes like this and choosing which me-mades to travel with.  My favorite Blackwood will feature prominently, but I am also bringing many summer sundresses for hotter days.  Packing has caused me to realize I need more shorts that aren’t RTW, so I’ll be rectifying that when I return!

Wednesday Weekly #88

News

Sew Sew Def released the Katie Dress and the Gosling Shirt.

Ready to Sew released the Joanne shorts and pants.

Hey June released the Key Largo top.

Seamwork released the Patsy Skirt and the Loretta Top.

Itch to Stitch released the Beausoleil top and dress.

Wardrobe By Me released the Summer Breeze Tunic and the Summer Tulip Top.

 

Community

Are you under 40 and do you love to sew? Consider participating in this sewing study. Naomi is an MSc Social Work Research student at the University of Bristol and she is interested in gathering stories from young sewists about our reasons for sewing and the benefits it offers as an activity. Check it out!

 

Makes

Miss Jenny Frances made a beautiful Merchant and Mills Factory Dress.

These red crepe Winslow Culottes from Sew Abigail made my week!

I am feeling the serpent vibes from Unchas Unchas this week.

A lovely Ansa Butterfly Dress from Au Fil Des Pages.

This ikat sundress from Deux Souriceaux is stunning.

Judith made a gorgeous shirtdress.

I am loving this Lourdes Jacket from Ginger Stitch.

So much love for this bright and colorful off the shoulder dress from Sew My Time.

Sewing like Mad made the ultimate summer Adeline dress.

I am beyond impressed by this chiffon skirt from Elizabeth Made This.

Handmade Wardrobe made a lovely Tea House dress.

Anneke Caramin tackled the popular Rachel Comey mock-tuck dress and the results are fantastic!

 

Resources

Pattern Fantastique share some great tips on t-shirt construction.

Itch to Stitch shows us how to install a lapped zipper and how to make a bra strap holder.

Fehr Trade shares her experience making espadrilles! I want to do this so bad!

Stitch and Sew shares their top 100 FREE sewing patterns.

 

Inspiration

If you’re looking for some summer sewing inspiration, don’t miss the latest Indie, Darling post! All the best indie shorts patterns are gathered up here for your viewing pleasure! It’s been evolving all week thanks to your input, so there are even more on the list now!

Best Shorts Sewing Patterns

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I love when your round up introduces me to multiple new-to-me blogs – which I’m now following! 😉

Yay! I love to hear that! <3

Aw, thanks for the shout out Helen! I’ve been LIVING in that skirt!

Love that colorful dress from Sew My Time! I love seeing Ankara/wax prints sewn up.

Thank you for the shout-out Helen! It’s actually warmed up enough here for bare legs too!

Thanks for the mention Helen!

Thank you so so much for including my Factory Dress review in your post! I’m glad you enjoyed it 🙂 Jenny x

Thank you so much for the mention Helen!

Thanks Helen…great round up. Enjoy your hols!

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