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Wednesday Weekly #122

Happy Valentines Day! I hope you are all getting lots of love today, be it from your partners, pets, family, or the sewing community. My partner, Sam, is out of town this week so I am flying solo, but I have exciting plans to watch the Bachelor with friends and work on my knitting project. I am making progress on the hat that we are knitting in my class, but I have to say that it is humbling to be a beginner at something! There are SO many mistakes in my first project and it is taking every fibre of my being to resist ripping it out and starting over. I know that I need to leave perfectionism at the door in order to learn, so I am really trying to push on. My next projects will be better and I am finally feeling like I know how to knit!

Wednesday Weekly

News (clockwise from top left)

Sew Over It released the Clara blouse.

Emerald Erin released two patterns, the Jordie Bralette and the Tuesday Boyshorts.

Itch to Stitch released the Visby Henley top.

Wardrobe by Me released the Love Yourself underwear collection.


Unchas Unchas made a fantastic pair of overalls.

This cocoon coat by So Zo is awesome.

More great overalls from the Sewing Gothard.

I love this striped Collins top from Sewstainability.

Don’t miss this colourful cape dress from Schmidt Happens.

Sophie Bach made a gorgeous Suki Robe.

Jorth has done it again with another amazing dress and creative neckline.

Emily Hallman nailed it with this striped jacket and shows us lots of other stripe inspiration!

I love the print pairing in this outfit from Tea Okereke.

How incredible does Vatsla look in her maternity photoshoot? That dress is stunning.

This Luzerne Trench Coat from Applybymakes is beautiful inside and out.

These culottes from Bon Courage are everything I want in pants right now.


Contrado shares various machine stitches and what they are for.

Melly Sews shows us the different types of elastic and when to use them.

If you are thinking about making Avery and are a curvy sewist, you may want to check out this leggings comparison on the Curvy Sewing Collective.

On the Podcast

Johanna Lu is on the podcast to talk about her new book, Sewing Activewear! She shares tips and resources for sewists interested in sewing their own workout gear. We also chat about Johanna’s blog and Youtube channel, and her passion for sharing her sewing knowledge with the community. Listen here.

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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.

5 Comments on “Wednesday Weekly #122”

  1. I always love wednesday weekly’s but you really nailed it this week. I follow a ton of sewing blogs but there were a lot of new to me blogs this week. I’ll be cruising through their blogs for awhile

  2. I feel the same way about sewing as you seem do about knitting 🙂 Sligthy intimidated but really wanting to learn! I’m a very accomplished knitter, teaching classes and everything, but sewing… not so much these days. I sewed a lot of clothes in my teens, decades ago, but quit when I just couldn’t find fabric (fabric stores closing down, or just carrying curtain fabric, no internet back then) Now I have recently discovered indie sewing patterns and your wonderful podcast and your Wednesday roundup posts are so so helpful, thank you!

    1. Thank you! I can feel the knitting bug coming on! I can’t wait to make more hats and maybe one day, socks! Thanks for reading my blog 🙂

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