Helen

Helen's Closet Negroni Shirt
30 10 2015

This week I’m delighted to bring you a menswear special! Two Negroni shirts modelled by my dear friend and sewing buddy (who is also his own person and so much...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
28 10 2015

Happy hump day makers!  One of the reasons I decided to do this post on Wednesday is that I find the mid-week slump can be so difficult to get through...

Seattle Adventure by Helen's Closet
23 10 2015

Last week, Sam and I decided to take a small trip down to Seattle for a few days before he started his new job. Seattle is only a few hours...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
21 10 2015

I hope you can forgive the absence of the weekly last Wednesday, Sam and I decided to take a short trip down to Seattle for a few days and as...

FREE Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
19 10 2015

One of the things I wanted to focus on with my first pattern design, the Granger Book Bag, is making it appealing to both men and women.  I have a...

Helen's Closet Sewaholic Minoru Jacket
16 10 2015

For the past two summers, Abby from While She Naps has interviewed sewing bloggers for her series, The Pattern That Changed My Life.  It is inspiring to read about people's experiences with sewing...

Sutton Blouse by Helen's Closet
09 10 2015

I love a good loose-fitting blouse for everyday work wear.  Something I can put on with my skinny jeans that will look professional enough without being constricting or fussy.  The...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
07 10 2015

It's the tenth Wednesday Weekly!  When I started this blog back in June of this year, I knew I wanted to do a weekly sewing blog roundup to help share...

FREE Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
05 10 2015

A few weeks ago I announced the upcoming release of the Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern.  This pattern is FREE and you can download it here. You will receive updates about...

Hudson Pants by Helen's Closet
02 10 2015

Is anyone else thrilled about how popular elastic waisted pants have become recently?  You simply can’t get more comfortable than loose pants, except for maybe leggings...or no pants!  I think...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
30 09 2015

News: Sewaholic released FIVE new patterns this week, all designed for an active lifestyle.  I am so impressed with all of these designs, they really push the boundaries of home...

Lark Tees by Helen's Closet
25 09 2015

As many of you know, I am completely taken with sewing knits since my first knit success, the Sallie Dress.  I wanted to keep my excitement going this week by...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
23 09 2015

News: Maddie is giving away her new Sierra Bra pattern!  I instantly fell in love with this pattern when she posted her first version, and I was SO excited about...

Sallie Dress by Helen's Closet
22 09 2015

I am so excited to have finally made a knit garment AND to get to share it on Heather’s Blog, Closet Case Files. Head on over there to check out...

Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
16 09 2015

For the past few months I have been developing a PDF book bag pattern to share with you guys! Scheduled for release on November 23rd, it will be just in time...