Wednesday Weekly #70

Wednesday Weekly #70

Posted by Helen | February 1, 2017 | Wednesday Weekly
Wednesday Weekly Helens Closet

Happy February, makers! I hope you are having a great week. There is so much awesome sewing happening right now it is hard to keep up! I am especially impressed by all the finished winter coats that keep popping up in my feed.  Tackling a big project like that is so amazing, you all should be very proud!  I am also enjoying seeing all the Toaster Sweaters from project #sewmystyle. It really does look great on everyone, I need one myself!!

Wednesday Weekly Helens Closet

News (clockwise from top left)

The new Wanted tee by Vanessa Pouzet is hot hot HOT!

Made by Rae released the Cleo Skirt.

Hey June Handmade released the Tallinn sweater, a unique asymmetrical design.

Tessuti released the Iris Dress.

See Kate Sew released the Rachel Tunic.

Hot Patterns released the Deco Vibe Gatsby Cardigan.

 

Community Events

The Day and Night Dress Challenge voting has begun! Cast your votes here.

 

Makes

Elena’s Buffalo Plaid Helmi makes me so happy.

This floral bomber from Vintage on Tap is to die for.

How cool is this scuba Lola sweater dress from Sewing & Cocktails?

Some seriously awesome Red Birkin Flares from Evolution of a Sewing Goddess.

This Italian wool coat on the Mood Sewing Blog is just divine!

Another fantastic coat from Ozzy Blackbeard.

I am in love with this dress from Blogless Anna.

This Vintage Shirtdress from Sewing and Stuff is so pretty!

Speaking of pretty dresses, don’t miss this African wax print number from The Monthly Stitch.

Check out the amazing lines in this dress from Sewing Like Mad.

 

Resources

Rachel shares the best 5 free undie patterns.

Maria Denmark demonstrates how to sew stronger pockets.

The Makery shows us how to shorten an open-ended metal zipper – amazing!

This tutorial on making faced bound buttonholes from Tanya Sews and Knits is fantastic.

 

Inspiration

Did you guys see this historical costume from Dixie DIY?  Incredible!!

Dixie DIY Historical Costume


 

Blog Comments

LOL….yes, HOT, HOT, HOT! That is a GORGEOUS TEE!

LOL, I felt a bit silly when I was writing it, but who cares – it is HAWT!!

Thanks for the mention Helen ;o)

I love that new Tessuti dress! Another great round up – so many great makes out there this week!

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