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Wednesday Weekly #100 – Helen's Closet

Wednesday Weekly #100

Wednesday Weekly #100

Posted by Helen | September 6, 2017 | Wednesday Weekly
Wednesday Weekly

Wednesday Weekly

It is a particularly happy Wednesday today, makers! Today marks the 100th Wednesday Weekly roundup! Its been just about 2 years since I started the Wednesday weekly back in 2o15 (you can check out the very first one here). My goal from the beginning was to create a news resource for the sewing community where you can find out about pattern releases, community events, and, of course, admire each other’s makes! I have always tried my best to share new blogs that I find so we can all continue to expand our networks and connect with each other. I also love sharing other indie designers patterns when they come out. It can be hard to get the word out about new patterns and I feel this kind of news outlet it important to have. Recently, I added the community section of the Wednesday Weekly for sharing more sewing challenges and events that are happening so we can all join in! It has been a wonderful two years of sewing roundups and I plan to continue!

Thanks so much to you all for reading the Wednesday Weekly and supporting me with your lovely comments and encouragement for this segment over the past two years! I love making it and I’m glad to know you enjoy reading it, too.

As always, if you are a pattern designer or an event organizer, please feel free to let me know about your projects so I can share them! If you are a new blogger or a blogger who has not been featured in the Wednesday Weekly, please don’t hesitate to email me about your blog! I would love to check it out and add it to my blogroll. You can reach me at hello@helenscloset.ca.

News (clockwise from top left)

Nina Lee released the Kew Dress.

Deer and Doe released their fall pattern collection.

Sew Sew Def Mag released the Mimi and the Levine.

In the folds released a freebie jumpsuit pattern with Peppermint Magazine.

Seamwork Magazine released the Tessa Jeans and the Alice Top.

Afternoon Patterns released the Fern shorts.



The Great British Sewing Bee Challenge is back! Pattern Review has challenges for any sewists wanting to sew along!


@elizabethmadethis and @runningnstyle are hosting a sewing challenge this month on Instagram as part of their new series, the Sewist Admiration Society. Sew a jacket with a friend this month to participate!



I love this Sapporo coat from C Sews.

Ginger Stitch made a gorgeous Colette Penny dress.

This Kielo wrap dress from The Girl Who Makes Things is gorgeous.

Crafty Clyde made a beautiful lemon print sundress.

I never tire of seeing Reetas! This one from Attack of the Seam Ripper is really pretty.

How cool are these dungarees from Merritts Makes!?

A gorgeous western blouse from Iris Arctica.

Liza Jane made some seriously cute maternity dresses.

This Panama Tee dress from The Doing Things Blog is simple perfection.

A Stitching Odyssey made a lovely Almada Robe.

This jacket from Did You Make That is very impressive.

Blogless Anna made an awesome Falda Jacket.



If you haven’t already, check out this post on the Dior Exhibit in Paris from Heather Lou at Closet Case Patterns.

Blog Comments

Thanks for sharing the jumpsuit pattern! RTW jumpsuits never fit me, so I’ve been dying to make one.

I bet this one would work well! It looks like a loose fit 🙂

Thanks for the mention 🙂

Congratulations on 100 Wednesday Weekly posts! I love that you feauture other designers and are looking to help new bloggers get some love!

I second that!

loving your blog, podcasts too.

Thanks so much!

Love the Wednesday weekly and the podcasts are amazing Thank you!

Thanks Barb!

Thanks so much for the mention! Congrats on reaching 100 wednesday weekly posts!! 🙂

My pleasure, Georgia! Thanks!

Thank you for sharing my blouse! And congratulations on your 100th Wednesday Weekly round-up. I really enjoy reading these post and am very happy to be included myself this time around!

Thank you!

I very much enjoy your Wednesday weeklies! There’s always great variety!

Thank you!!

Oh I love that jumpsuit – beautiful!

Thanks so much for mentioning my Sapporo Coat! I’m working on my teal wool version now. 🙂

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