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Wednesday Weekly #156 – Helen's Closet

Wednesday Weekly #156

Wednesday Weekly #156

Posted by Helen | January 30, 2019 | Wednesday Weekly
Wednesday Weekly New Patterns

Happy Wednesday, makers! It has been an interesting week in the sewing community, with a lot of discussion around pattern sizing. I was in the middle of launching my new size range, so it couldn’t have been more timely! If you want to read more, check out this recap from the CSC, this post from Andi (Sew Pretty in Pink), and this post from Cashmerette. I also published the results of my Curvy Sewing Survey this week to share what I learned and what I am doing about it.

Wednesday Weekly New Patterns


News (clockwise from top left)

I re-released the Blackwood Cardigan in a new size range (0-30)!

Threadbare garments released their first pattern, the Taos Top!

The Japan collection from Pretty Mercerie is very cool.

Itch to Stitch released the Envigado Vest.

Wardrobe By Me released the Grace Dress and Tunic.


Makes

Teo great Jarrah sweaters from Handmade Wardrobe and Whitney blogging for Imagine Gnats.

This Hinterland dress from Thread Infusion is gorgeous.

I am obsessed with this Akita dress from Bee Made.

Sew So Petite made an awesome Envigado Vest.

Don’t miss this awesome hacked Shoreline Boatneck from The Ravel Out.

I think I need a Fulton Sweater after seeing this one from The Doing Things Blog.

Heathery Makes made a great tartan York Pinafore.

SewMyStyle2019 was focused on activewear this month! Check out these amazing entries from Belle Citadel, Jenny Stitched, and Meg Made Sewing.

I am so in love with this Sointu dress hack from Jasika Nicole.

Crafty Clyde nailed this lizard-print Elliot Sweater.


Resources

Do your me-mades ‘spark joy’? Melody Mae asks the question this week.

Sew Can She shares how to make a wallet pouch.

Pattern Review did their annual ‘best patterns of the year’ awards and the Blackwood Cardigan is in there! I am so happy to see it recognized, especially now that it has a new and improved size range.

On the Podcast

Learn all about interfacing! We discuss the various types of interfacing, their applications, and how to properly use them in our sewing projects. We also highlight some favourite interfacings from you, our listeners! Listen here.


Blog Comments

Thank you Helen! I look forward to seeing this post every week. Happy sewing!

Congrats on releasing the extended sized for the Blackwood! And I love so many of these new patterns and makes! Thank you so much for linking to my Fulton too. 🙂

I think you missed the two new releases from Nina Lee

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