Happy Wednesday, Makers! We are trucking along with our new pattern and our next pattern re-launch in the updated size range. We also started a new blog series all about sustainable scrap-busting! Learn how to use your fabric scraps to create an adorable bowl cozy here. We’re excited to bring you more ways to use up your fabric scraps!
News (clockwise from top left)
Wiksten Patterns released the Shift Dress + Top.
Rad Patterns released the Marsha Wrap Dress.
Wardrobe by Me released their newest menswear pattern, the Tropical Shirt.
I Am Patterns released their spring pattern collection, entitled I Am Delicate.
Itch to Stitch released the Melrose Top & Dress.
The Sewcialists announced the Sew Brave Challenge! This challenge, running in May, is all about tapping into what makes you feel brave- like using fabrics, patterns, or techniques that you find intimidating. Check out the details on the Sewcialists blog here, and follow along on instagram using the hashtag #SewBrave.
SweetKM made this lovely light-blue Wiksten Haori and patterned Inari Tee that go together like a dream for the perfect spring ensemble.
The Crafty Pinup shared this delightfully 1960’s Coco Dress.
Diary of a Chainstitcher made this amazing Desmond Backpack out of waxed cotton! It looks super hardy and versatile.
My Handmade Wardrobe sewed this burnt orange Roscoe Blouse for her birthday. Check out the subtle texture on the fabric!
Antipodean Stitcher made this really fun pop art Patti Dress.
Pattern and Branch made this stunning Sapporo Coat with gorgeous colour blocking.
Girls in the Garden sewed this springy Cheyenne Tunic.
That Black Chic created these sequinned pajamas. SEQUINNED. PAJAMAS.
Heather Handmade wrote this handy tutorial on how to stitch in the ditch.
We All Sew published a nicely detailed post on how to sew a French seam.
Hey June Handmade shared this fun pattern hack for t-shirts: how to add a shoulder accent piece.
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