Happy Wednesday, makers! We’re having so much fun over here at Helen’s Closet with Ashton August. We are absolutely loving all of the Ashton Hacks that we’re seeing, it’s very inspirational!
News (clockwise from top left)
True Bias released the
Calvin Wrap Dress/Top.
Wardrobe by Me released the
Amelia Bomber Jacket.
Elbe Textiles re-released the
Somerfield Coat in an increased size range.
Rad Patterns released the
Body Con-fidence Dress and Top.
Anna Allen Patterns released the
Demeter Dress last week, but we missed it! Oops. We’re including it this week instead.
blue Cielo Top from What Katie Sews is so beautiful! This top really is the perfect step up from a t-shirt; still casual, but a bit more luxe.
Alexis Bailey shared this
stunning eyelet dress, along with some tips on how to sew eyelet fabric.
Pin, Cut, Sew made this really neat
Costa Tote out of bleach dyed denim!
Girl and the Machine sewed this
floral Eve Dress– so pretty and so classic.
Donovan Skirt from Cookin’ & Craftin’ has a fun and cute detail- see the contrasting stripes on the waistband and pockets?
Elle Gee Makes shared this
amazing Wiksten Haori made out of a mid-century modern curtain!
vintage 90’s pattern swing dress from Jasika Nicole is so nostalgic and cute!
Emerald Erin wrote this very useful post on
how to sister-size your bra pattern.
Handmade by Lara Liz shared
5 tips for sewing with knits.
Elizabeth Made This posted a tutorial on
how to make an easy drawstring backpack. This would be a great first time project!
Grainline Studio shared a tutorial on my personal favourite method for
turning spaghetti straps.
On the Podcast
Everything you always wanted to know about Denim! What do denim weights mean? How do I choose the right denim for my project? What is selvage denim? We cover it all this week as we deep dive into Denim!