This Week in Sewing Blogs // VOL. 102

Sewist and No Regrets enamel pins // Closet Core Patterns

Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you’re enjoying these last weeks of summer… I’ve been (over) planning for a weekend camping trip next week and can’t stop googling camping recipes, especially those that involve throwing my cast iron dutch oven directly in the fire. Do you have any favourite things you like to make out in the great outdoors? Taking suggestions!

In other news…


I love love love these hand knit socks on the Fancy Tiger Crafts blog; they look just like the wool socks I buy in bulk every winter!

Such a pretty silk dress from Lindsay.

More silk prettiness from Clever Tinker.

Sarai’s swimsuit is gorgeous; love the floral print.

Erika’s sheath dress is flawless – absolutely perfect fit!

Totally squealed in delight over Tilly’s cat pajamas.

Head over heels with Sallie’s chartreuse Lonsdale dress.


Some great advice from A Few Threads Loose on organizing your pattern library on Evernote.


An artist left a gown in the Dead Sea for two months and the results are MINDBLOWING.

15 ladies rocking burkinis.


Maybe my favourite Seamwork episode yet – I was so moved by this interview with Marie of A Stitching Odyssey.

Loving Angel Olsen these days; I’ve been playing this song on a loop.


Hi! I'm Heather Lou, a pattern designer and sewing educator for the modern maker. At Closet Core Patterns, we transform your imagination into step-by-step implementation that helps you create a wardrobe you love - not one you're limited to buying off the rack.

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