Helen

Grainline Studio Driftless Cardigan by Helen's Closet
21 03 2016

I've said it before and I will say it again - I love Grainline Studio Patterns.  For me, it is a combination of great patterns that go well together and...

15 Best Indie Mini Skirt Sewing Patterns
17 03 2016

This is the first post in a new series on the blog!  I am putting together some round-ups of favourite indie patterns to feature all the talented indie pattern designers...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
16 03 2016

News Waffle Patterns is quickly becoming Queen of the jackets with their latest pattern release, the Utility Jacket.  I love this style and all those pockets!  *swoon* I practically squeal whenever...

Wool Sewaholic Hollyburn Skirt by Helen's Closet
14 03 2016

I finally got around to making another Hollyburn!  You know when you finish a new project and you say “I am definitely going to make this again”, but then other...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
09 03 2016

Isn't it awesome when Spring hits and all the new patterns come out?  I try to only buy a select few, but man oh man it is hard to choose...

Sew DIY Nita Wrap Skirt by Helens Closet
07 03 2016

Looking through all of my makes since I started this blog, there is an obviously neglected category and that is skirts.  I have only made two skirts and both were completed...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
02 03 2016

Welcome to March, folks!  It's the first Wednesday weekly of the month and I am feeling the open arms of Spring in a big way 🙂  Maybe it's the new issue...

Grainline Studio Archer Button Up by Helens Closet
29 02 2016

I finally sewed an Archer Button Up!  It’s been in my pattern stash for months and has been getting pushed back in favour of easier or more exciting projects (ooo,...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
24 02 2016

Hello makers! I'm in the midst of a crazy few weeks work-wise and I am definitely feeling the pressure.  It is hard to balance work, life, and blog (yep, it gets...

Culottes by Helen's Closet
22 02 2016

It seams fitting to end my me-made Mexico series with these crazy culottes, we had such a blast and I am really missing all the bright colours, warm weather and...

Reno Swimsuit Bombshell Bikini bottoms by Helens Closet Sewing
19 02 2016

I have been posting nothing but summer swimsuits lately, which is comical considering how dreary it is in Vancouver these days.  This is the final instalment of my swimwear series,...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
17 02 2016

How can it be the middle of February already?  I think I go through this every year after Valentines day.  Maybe because Easter is the next big holiday it seems...

Reno Swimsuit Bikini Sewalong by Helen's Closet
15 02 2016

Hello makers! Today I am hosting a quick sewalong for the Reno Bikini top from Seamwork Magazine.  I was so pleased with my first make of this pattern that I decided...

Reno Swimsuit Dakota Bikini by Helens Closet Sewing
12 02 2016

I am really excited to share this make with you today, it’s the Seamwork Dakota Bikini bottoms and Reno bikini top.  These two patterns were actually the reason I signed...

10 02 2016

It feels good to be back to the blog with the Wednesday Weekly today. I had a lovely vacation without internet (a blessing and a curse), so it was really...