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Wednesday Weekly #186

Hello makers, happy Wednesday! Wherever you are in the world, we hope that this end of August transition time is treating you well. We can’t believe that next week will be September!

News (clockwise from top left)

Victory Patterns released the Sloane Overalls & Pants

Sew This Pattern released the Betty Wiggle Dress and Beverly Swing Dress

On the Cutting Floor released the Valerie Top and Dress

Sew Sweetness released the Paladin Pouch


MegMade sewing took her Key Largo top made from the ever popular Crowded Faces fabric to the next level by adding some gorgeous embroidery detailing on the shoulder

Not a Primary Colour made this amazing Wilder Gown out of yarn dyed dobby. 

Do you ever have daydreams where you imagine yourself as your final, most successful, best form? I feel like in my aspirational daydreams I am wearing this exact linen duster & pant set that Brittany J. Jones made! *fans self*

This True Bias Roscoe hack from Allie M. Jackson looks like the perfect summer-to-fall transition piece. 

I love this white crepe top with a cape-y flounce detail that The Telltale Tasha made out of fabric remnants- resourceful and glamorous! 

The Ravel Out sewed this really neat Ogden Cami hack with a shoulder ruffle

Pins & Pinot tried out the new Calvin Top in linen and the result it so summery and cute. 


Amy Nicole Studio posted a video tutorial on how to take in jeans. I have needed this in my life for a long time. Maybe now I will finally take in my jeans…

For those of you who like to branch out into other fibre arts, By Hand London released a really cool, free crochet pattern for a farmer’s market bag

IndieSew posted a tutorial on how to add a henley placket to their Kila Tank pattern that could easily be used on a wide variety of tank top patterns!

On the Podcast

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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.

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