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Wednesday Weekly #141

Happy Wednesday, makers! I am about to test my next pattern and I am feeling so excited about it, but the nerves are creeping in too. It is always hard to share something for the first time, even to a small group of trusted advisors. I am very hopeful for the test because I cannot wait to show you what I have been working on. Wish me luck! In the mean time, here is what my fellow designers have been up to:

Indie Sewing News

News (clockwise from top left)

The Makers Atelier released the Madeline Robertson Jumpsuit and Dress.

Athina Kakou released the Sheona Dress and top.

Itch to Stitch released the Dana Point Top.

Wardrobe by Me released the Piper Boho Tunic.

Makes

This embroidered linen Kobe top from Elle Gee Makes is so pretty.

This Madeleine skirt from Dolly Clackett is too cute!

Miss Crayola Creepy is totally rocking her York Pinafore.

I am into this cute Stevie top from Atelier 292.

Don’t miss this gorgeous dress from the Telltale Tasha.

Love this Isca dress from Susan Young Sewing.

Thanks, I Made Them looks stunning in her M7654.

I can’t get over this incredible Suki Robe from Sew Mariefleur.

This Tea House Dress from the Compulsive Seamstress is very nice.

Atelier Gold Faden is making sure the pants match the drapes.

Jasika shows off her amazing Persephone Pants.

Resources
Vintage on Tap gives tips for choosing fabrics.

Resliced by Jordon offers ways to be more eco-friendly in sewing.

Imagine Gnats highlights 3 ways to sew flat felled seams.

See Kate Sew shares 10 household items that are surprising sewing supplies!

On the Podcast

Brooks Ann Camper shares her incredible sewing journey that has taken her from Broadway costume creation to making custom bridal gowns. She teaches us how you can up your game by incorporating hand sewing into your next projects! Brooks Ann’s positive attitude about enjoying the act of sewing and taking care in the details is truly infectious. Listen here.

Brooks Ann Camper

About the author

Helen

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 #141”

  1. I love that Kobe Top from Elle Gee Makes and that it’s made from a table cloth. I had thought about repurposing some tablecloths, and now I’m inspired! I also think that Sew Mariefleur has the BEST backdrop for taking sewing pictures ever. Those mountains are stunning, and they set her robe off beautifully.

  2. Thanks for the shout out, Helen! I love all of the makes you chose to highlight but that Suzi Kimono is so beautiful! And of course that gorgeous dress by Thanks I made it makes me want to break my fabric shopping fast!

  3. Best wishes with the testing for your newest pattern! You have made so many wonderful things already, I am sure this one will be stunning as well!

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