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Wednesday Weekly #57

Happy Wednesday, Makers!  Thank you for your patience while I was away last week, I can’t wait to share more about my Camp Workroom Social experience with you!  SO much happened while I was away! It is seriously crazy!  Get ready for a news overload 🙂

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet

News (left to right in rows above)

Sew Over It released the Heather Dress! A simple and chic jersey dress for all seasons.

Christine Haynes released the Ellsworth coat! I got to see so many awesome versions of this coat at Camp Workroom Social and I am very excited to make my own 🙂

Grab this free peplum top pattern from In The Folds and Peppermint Magazine.

Tessuti released the Sadie dress, a simple slip dress that is perfect for experimenting with cutting on the bias.

This Blog Is Not For You introduces the Keira cardigan.

Noodlehead released another awesome tote, check out the new Compass bag pattern.

Itch to Stitch released the Arenal top.

A brand new sports bra pattern from Green Style Creations.

Colette re-released Rue in PDF, and Sarai wrote a very honest article about this process here.

House of Pinheiro has paired up with Tribe Patterns to create the Billie Collection.

By Hand London released the Alix dress. I have already seen so many lovely versions of this popping up all over the blogosphere!



Fall sewing is in full swing! Check out this mustard Linden Sweater from Gingerthread Girl.

This photoshoot (and make) from Sew This Pattern made me smile from ear to ear.  I want gold pants, too!!

I am obsessing over which moto-jacket to pick for my first attempt at sewing faux-leather.  This Mimi-G make from Gray All Day is so awesome!

I love a good big pocket, so this jacket and dress combo from Holly Anna Bella stole my heart.

This lou box top dress from Sweet KM is too pretty.

I think we can all agree that the Rifle Paper Co. Cotton + Steel line is amazing, and this Marigold dress from Fa Sew La just proves it.

Anya shows off her awesome new Linden sweater and Emerson pants.

This classic Betty party dress from Guthrie Ghani is all kinds of fantastic.



What Katie Sews shows us how to sew facings that do not flip out.

Alina shares her tips for sewing with Corduroy.

Cali Fabrics teaches us how to handle faux-fur.



The distressed and altered denim fad continues!  From high-low raw hems to sashiko mending, this trend is going strong.  Check out this tutorial on how to create your own drop pocket jeans!

DIY Drop Pocket Jeans

About the author


Helen Wilkinson is the designer and founder of Helen's Closet Patterns. She also co-hosts the Love to Sew Podcast! Helen is obsessed with all things sewing and strives to share her passion and knowledge with the sewing community.

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