This Week in Sewing Blogs // VOL. 89

Happy Sunday makers! Hope you’re having a lovely sunny day (whether you’re inside pouring over a sewing project or not!) Yesterday I had a few local ladies over to sew my upcoming summer pattern and we spent the day  listening t0 70s classic jams while exploring new construction techniques. So basically a dreamboat Saturday. Here’s what you’ve been up to!


Smokin’ satin pjs from Elisalex.

I love Megan Nielsen’s new skirt pattern; that front slit skirt is a real winner.

A wonderful reminder from Sew Liberated to “Breathe deeply while cutting. Breathe deeply while sewing. Sewing is slow, and the act of slowing down is a gift of mindfulness. Accept any interruption in the process as a gift to be present. Find joy in the process, and appreciation for the amount of time it takes.”

I live in Montreal. As a result, a wine bottle bike satchel is a mandatory bike accessory; I’d like to have a go at this Mood tutorial with some more luxe material like real leather.

A spectacular white lace dress from Lily Sage & Co.

I’ve been wanting to make a classic white shirt for a while now; feeling inspired by the Clever Tinker in that regard.

How cool is this cape dress from Very Purple Person?

LOVE Tilly’s mint jacket.

This Cynthia Rowley dress over on Gray All Day is gorgeous.



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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