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Wednesday Weekly #188

Happy Wednesday, makers! Well, it happened- the weather turned in Vancouver, and it feels like autumn is really coming on. In fact, today I broke out my trusty flannel York Pinafore. Do you have any outfits that you feel just belong to a certain season?

News (clockwise from top left)

Hey June Handmade released the Nani Iro Salzburg Jacket

Megan Nielsen Patterns released the Mini Cottesloe Swimsuit and Mini Eucalypt Tank Top & Dress

On the Cutting Floor released the Magnolia Tunic & Shirt.

SBCC Patterns released the Pisco Tank and Dress.


I Sew, Therefore I Am made the sweetest pink linen Tea House Dress

Look at these gorgeous customized Diego Trousers that What Katie Sews made! 

I love this subtle and beautiful Sapporo Coat from Emma’s Atelier. 

This Olya Shirt that Lisa from Tessuti Fabrics made is just the ideal white collared shirt!

I think that this Wiksten Shift Top and Free Range Slacks combination from Fa Sew La makes an ideal summer-to-autumn transition outfit. 

This faux suede cheetah pinafore from The Sarah Project is giving me all sorts of ideas…

This mismatched Cielo Top that The Ravel Out sewed is so cute! Scrap-buster anyone?


All the Underwear started selling these handy reusable period panty kits, so you can make your own at home using your favourite undies pattern! 

The Last Stitch made a really helpful video on how to stabilize shoulder seams on knit tops. This video would be super useful when making a lighter weight Blackwood Cardigan!

Elizabeth Made This wrote a detailed article with 16 tips for fabric shopping online

Sie Macht published a very organized and thorough post on 8 easy fabrics to sew.

On the Podcast

From the basic serging seam technique to the hong kong seam finish, we cover various different ways you can finish off those seam allowances. Whether you are looking for something quick and easy, or that professional finish, we’ve got you covered in this week’s episode! Listen here.

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About the author


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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