Helen

Grainline Studio Alder Shirtdress by Helen's Closet in Octopus Lawn
09 05 2016

Fabric stashes are not just made up of impulse purchases an 1/2 meter remnants.  In fact, I stash mostly fabric that I love too much to cut into.  I feel...

Me Made May Helen's Closet
07 05 2016

Me Made May week one was a blast!  I'm happy that I made it through and was able to get pictures each day,  It's surprisingly hard to find time to...

Wednesday Weekly
04 05 2016

Hello makers and me-made-may-ers!  I have been having so much fun putting together my me-made outfits and seeing everyones posts on Instagram.  Wow, you all are amazing!  I am house...

Seamwork Kenedy Dress by Helen's Closet
02 05 2016

I have a serious addiction to sack dresses.  This never used to be the case for me, but I can’t seem to make any other silhouette that I prefer more...

me made may
30 04 2016

The last day of April has arrived and  I am very excited to participate in my first ever Me Made May!  If you are not familiar with this annual event,...

28 04 2016

Better late than never, right?  My day got away from me yesterday, and while ‘Thursday Weekly’ doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, I wouldn’t want to miss out...

True Bias Colfax Dress by Helen's Clsoet
25 04 2016

I love when fabric in my stash is perfectly suited to a new pattern, almost like it was awaiting its fate and the time has come for it to fulfil its...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
20 04 2016

It was a busy week this week!  I got to celebrate my 28th birthday with my friends and they got me gift certificates to my favourite little fabric shop (they...

DIY Yoga Pants by Helen's Closet
15 04 2016

Are you guys getting sick of me talking about my serger yet?  It is really exciting to take my sewing to the next level and feel able to create quality...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
13 04 2016

The temperature hit 22 degrees celcius in Vancouver last week!  That is 71.6 degrees fahrenheit for y'all.  I spent last weekend cleaning off my balcony and planting my container garden....

Named Inari Tee Dress by Helen's Closet
11 04 2016

It is interesting to see which patterns take off within the sewing community, some attaining something akin to household name status.  For example, you could say you made an Archer and...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
06 04 2016

Howdy makers!  It has been a very exciting week for me because I just got my very own Serger!  I went with the Juki MO654de and you can expect a...

Sewing Patterns With 70's Flare - Indie, Darling by Helen's Closet
01 04 2016

Isn’t it fun when decades of fashion come back around?  I love the 70’s vibe that is so popular right now and I have been wanting to sew some 70’s...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
30 03 2016

Apologies for skipping a Wednesday last week, I was sick with a cold and had to choose between finishing my Almada Robe so I could lounge around in it, or...

Seamwork Almada Robe by Helen's Closet
28 03 2016

I look forward to Seamwork magazine each month, particularly because of the two patterns that are provided with each subscription.  The magazine itself is free to read, so you if...