Into My Closet

Seamwork Kenedy Dress
26 12 2016

One of my goals for 2017 is to finally do something about the growing pile of thrifted items I have stashed under my bed. I often pick things up at...

Linden Sweatshirt
12 12 2016

It was surprising how many large scraps I had when I organized my stash a couple weeks ago. There have been times when I’ve loved a fabric so much I’ve bought...

Papercut Patterns Sway Dress
05 12 2016

Ahhh, the holiday dress. You want something festive that still allows you to eat ALL THE THINGS.  Enter, the Papercut Patterns Sway dress.   This dress offers a nice fit...

Kelly Anorak
21 11 2016

Is there anything more satisfying then conquering a new sewing challenge? I don’t know about you, but when I tackle a project that involves techniques or fabrics that I have...

14 11 2016

I have been excitedly waiting to share this make you all for quite some time! Back in the spring, I pattern tested this dress for Emily from In The Folds....

Winslow Culottes by Helen's Closet
31 10 2016

Happy Hallowe'en, makers!  I wish I had a more spooky post to share today, but this fall scene will have to do 🙂 One thing I knew for certain when...

27 10 2016

My sister got married this past September and it was such a beautiful affair.  They had a weekend long event at a small resort in Squamish, BC.  The ceremony was...

DIY circle skirt by Helen's Closet
17 10 2016

I'm currently traveling in New York, so these pics are actually of a project from last summer that I never got a chance to share on the blog!  I experimented with...

Wardrobe Basics by Helen's Closet
10 10 2016

Now that we are fully into the fall season here in the pacific northwest, layering is essential for surviving the inconsistent weather. One day it’s cold enough to see your...

Kimono Dressing Robe
03 10 2016

The countdown is on for Camp Workroom Social 2016! I am SO excited to be heading to New York in October to attend this year’s camp, I seriously can’t wait....

True Bias Ogden Tank and Emerson Crop Pants by Helens Closet
26 09 2016

Ahhh the Emerson and Ogden - truly a match made in heaven! Today is an exciting post because Kelli and I are doing a little pattern swap!  Kelli is the...

Helen's Closet Refashioners 2016 Denim Patchwork Dress
19 09 2016

I could not be more excited to share my latest creation with you today, it is my contribution to this year's Re-fashioners 2016 Jeanious challenge! Every year there is an...

Tessuti Kate Top by Helen's Closet
05 09 2016

One of the things that has become apparent to me while constructing my me-made wardrobe is that I am lacking basic tops to pair with my me-made bottoms!  I have made...

Sewaholic Saltspring Tank Top by Helen's Closet
29 08 2016

I have been combing through my stash this summer and organizing, cataloging, and evaluating fabrics.  It is overwhelming to look at them alL, but not any more overwhelming than having...

Alina Sewing and Design Co. Chi-Town Chinos by Helen's Closet
22 08 2016

I am so excited to share my latest make with you all!  Around the same time that I released the Winslow Culottes, Alina from Alina Sewing + Design Co. released...