Wednesday Weekly #102

Wednesday Weekly #102

Posted by Helen | September 20, 2017 | Wednesday Weekly
Wednesday Weekly

Happy Wednesday, makers! This week I am working hard on my next pattern as well as some upcoming fall projects! I will be participating in the Refashioners 2017, so I’ve got a suit jacket that looks like it’s been through hell on my sewing table, ripped to pieces and spilling interfacing guts everywhere. I’m also fulfilling my denim jacket dreams by making the Hampton Jacket from Alina Design Co. I can’t wait to finish these up so I can get them on the blog! What are you working on for fall?

Wednesday Weekly

News (clockwise from top left)

Liesl + Co. released the All Day Shirt pattern for men and the Recital Shirt Pattern for women.  

OhhhLulu released the Delphine Thong.

Tessuti released the Lois dress (I am obsessed with this one!).

Sew Over It released the Cocoon Coat.

Itch To Stitch released the Brasov Wrap Top.

All of my patterns are 15% off this week! No coupon code required.

 

Makes

Pattern Scissors Cloth made a seriously awesome pair of orange trousers.  

This Aldaia dress from Sunny Gal Studio is so pretty.

Oonaballoona shares a great wax print dress along with some thoughts on wearing wax prints and cultural appropriation – don’t miss this!  

Self Assembly Required shares a fab Bettine and Marigold Mashup jumpsuit.

Male Pattern Boldness made a wedding dress and it is STUNNING.

The Fringe Association made her first pair of jeans and they are so good!

I am loving this Lupin Jacket from Rue Des Renards.

A Robot Heart shares a gorgeous handmade wedding dress she made for a friend.

 

Resources

Randomly Happy shares how to embroider your clothes.

Melly Sews shows us how to stamp fabric.

The Last Stitch shares 8 tips for sewing active wear.

 

Inspiration

I am really into these pieces by Maria Svarbova. The colours and patterns are so captivating!

Maria Sarbova Maria Sarbova

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Oooh, the Lois dress combines a lot of the elements I was looking for in a dress pattern! I just did a blog post this afternoon on my inspiration:

http://laurasdailylookbook.blogspot.com/2017/09/fall-sewing-bohemian-dress-inspiration.html

Thanks for sharing the images by Maria Svarbova – they are stunning!

Such a lovely collection of inspiring links! Thank you for including my dress <3.

I think the Lois Dress will look fabulous on you Helen!

Thank you for mentioning my list of activewear tutorials! BTW I have just binge listened to your podcast and really like it! You have such a great rapport together, plus the sound quality and your delivery was so great even in episode 1, it made me think you have done this before in some capacity! I added it to my sewing podcast resource page now as well. People have been telling me about you guys for quite a while but I wanted to listen to several episodes before I added your podcast to my list. Great work and keep it up!

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