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Wednesday Weekly #110

Happy Wednesday, Makers! There are just a few days left before Black Friday and I’m sure some of you may have plans to do a little sewing shopping this weekend. If you want to save on patterns and fabric, check out the Made By Sara blog for a roundup of all the sales happening!

Wednesday Weekly

News (clockwise from top left)

Victory Patterns released the Amira Capsule Collection, including the Esther Pants, Frances Shirt & Dress, and the Samara Robe & Cardigan.

Thread Theory released some really cool wallet patterns, just in time for holiday gift sewing!

Marilla Walker released new patternsthe Isca shirtdress (shown above) and the Honetone Coat.

Anna Rose Patterns released the Odella dress and top.


Community Events

The winner has been announced for the Refashioners 2017! Check out Toya’s absolutely stunning outfit here.



Foxgloves and thimbles made an awesome velvet dress.

Loving the fabric used for this coat from Made by Laquana.

This jacket from The Jacey Projects is amazing!

I love the simplicity of this Bamboo coat from Sunny Gal Studio.

Fa Sew La made the perfect Kalle shirtdress.

Check out this Pendleton wool Archer shirt from Sewing and Cocktails.

How cute is this Piedra tent dress from Sew Filled?

Fifty-Two Fancies is getting a head start on holiday dressmaking.

Don’t miss the sleeves on this dress from Cat in a Wardrobe.

This Genevieve jacket by Catherine Daze is fantastic.

This Cocoon dress from Jessalli Handmade is so pretty.

I am obsessed with this dress from the Avid Seamstress!

This Blackwood cardigan from Sew REDy is perfection.

An impressive trench coat from Ladulsatina.

I love this high-waisted swimsuit from Sew Liberated!



Check out this list of handmade gift ideas for sewists from Seamstress Erin.

London Files teaches all about serger thread.

Itch to Stitch shares her method for assembling PDF patterns quickly (literally cutting corners)!

Sew Essential shares how to make a high round back forward shoulder adjustment.



I LOVE the embroidery on this pieces by Innika Choo.

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Love to Sew Podcast

Jen Beeman, the founder of Grainline Studio, is on the podcast! We get her take on owning and growing an indie pattern company, and how she has found work/life balance as an entrepreneur.

Love to Sew Podcast

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.

2 Comments on “Wednesday Weekly #110”

  1. Thanks for the mention of my Piedra dress! This is my first visit to your site, and I really like the setup. Your Blackwood Cardigan is gorgeous!

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