Wednesday Weekly #172

Wednesday Weekly #172

Posted by Chloe | May 22, 2019 | Wednesday Weekly

Happy Wednesday, everyone! We are hard at work over here getting ready to re-release the Winslow Culottes in our updated size range. We are almost halfway there with updating our patterns, and we are so excited!

News (clockwise from top left)

In the Folds released the Flynn Jacket

Sew Over It released the Kitty Dress

On the Cutting Floor released the Pascal Top & Dress

Athina Kakou released the Adriana Skirt.

Jalie Patterns released their latest collection

Community

Untangling Knots @untangling.knots and LLADYBIRD @lladybird are hosting ‘The Outfit Along’ from June 1st to July 31st. This challenge is a sewing and knitting craft-along, and the idea is to create an outfit using at least one ‘work in progress’ project. Details can be found on the Untangling Knots blog. Use the hashtag #OUTFITALONG2019 to follow along on Instagram! 

Makes

This light blue Assembly Line cuffed sleeve top from Randomly Happy is so pretty and refreshing. 

A Colourful Canvas hacked the York Pinafore and Hudson Pants together to make an amazing jumpsuit! Is this a dream come true?

This hacked Drop Sleeve top by Beata Khaidurova is so gorgeous, and the voluminous sleeves made using the “trace and slide” technique are amazing! 

I love this green Berlin Jacket from fifty-two fancies. The raw edges on the seams are so neat.

This yellow floral vintage-inspired sundress from Allie Jackson is absolutely adorable.  

Erika Bunker made this fun summer shorts suit with beautiful machine embroidered detailing! 

Handmade Frenzy sewed this gorgeous Shelby Romper.

Resources

Closet Case Patterns published several ideas for hacking the Kalle Shirt Shirtdress.

Heather Handmade shared 19 free maxi dress patterns and tutorials

Last Stitch made a video compilation of her top 10 game-changing sewing techniques, complete with a playlist of video tutorials. 

We All Sew shared a laminated drawstring bag tutorial

On the Podcast

We share the wonderful, heartfelt, and surprising reasons why we sew. Listeners all around the world wrote in to tell us their ‘why’ and celebrate this wonderful hobby with us! Listen here.

About The Author

Chloe

Hi, I'm Chloe, the Creative Assistant at Helen's Closet! I'm a Vancouver transplant from San Francisco. I love sewing, the outdoors, and RuPaul's Drag Race.

Blog Comments

Thanks for the mention Chloe.

Also a RuPaul’s Drag Race fan 🙂

Can I get an amen?

Thanks for the shout-out, Chloe!!

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