Into My Closet

Maison Fleur 8101 Swimsuit by Helen's Closet
15 08 2016

Surprise! It’s another swimsuit! I decided I needed TWO new suits for my holiday, because that’s reasonable, right?  I nearly went crazy trying to get them both done, but it...

Closet Case Files Sophie Swimsuit by Helen's Closet
08 08 2016

Making swimwear is something I delved into last summer with the Bombshell Swimsuit, and I was immediately hooked. Needless to say, I was pretty excited (ok, really really excited) when...

Winslow Culottes Jumpsuit by Helen's Closet
01 08 2016

Last week I shared a post on all the fun ways to hack the Winslow Culottes!  Since the very beginning of designing this pattern I have been excited about the...

Megan Nielsen Brumby Skirt by Helen's Closet
25 07 2016

I am such a sucker for a bold colour.  It’s a good thing that I also enjoy wearing bright colours, otherwise I’d be in trouble!  Earlier this year, Blackbird Fabrics...

Tencel Denim Winslow Culottes by Helen's Closet
18 07 2016

Thanks so much to everyone who followed along with the Winslow Culottes Sewalong!  It has been so great seeing your Winslows on instagram and I am so happy to hear all...

True Bias Southport Dress by Helen's Closet
04 07 2016

Do you ever kick yourself for not sewing something sooner?  It happens to me all the time.  I get patterns when they are on sale or pick them up on...

Winslow Culottes View D by Helen's Closet
28 06 2016

Thank you all so much for your excitement and support for the Winslow Culottes pattern release yesterday!  I can't wait to see all your makes! The Winslow Culottes are 20%...

Winslow Culottes View D by Helen's Closet
23 06 2016

These pants almost need no introduction at this point, they practically speak for themselves!  These are the Winslow Culottes View D, a pattern by me that will be released next...

Grainline Studio Driftless Cardigan by Helen's Closet
20 06 2016

Don’t you just love summer rain?  The smell of a dry heat extinguished, you can practically hear the plants breath a sigh of relief.   I like to walk in the...

Winslow Culottes View C by Helen's Closet
16 06 2016

I know what you are thinking…’what is up with the culottes trend?’  I gave this length of culottes the side-eye for quite some time before giving them a try.  The...

13 06 2016

Nothing beats the heat like a gorgeous, flowy dress, right?  This is by far my new favourite thing to throw on.  Comfortable and chic, who could ask for more?  This is...

Winslow Culottes View B by Helen's Closet
09 06 2016

Like many other Vancouverites, I ride my bike to work.  It’s a quick 15 minute ride, and there is an awesome bike route close to my apartment!  I ride alongside...

Sewaholic Saltspring Bees Camisole Hack by Helen's Closet
06 06 2016

I have been eyeing the Saltspring dress for some time now, so when Caroline shared a camisole hack it was just the push I needed to invest in this pattern....

Winslow Culottes View A by Helen's Closet
02 06 2016

One of my favorite things about summer is, of course, being outside!  I love biking & walking as well as baseball, frisbee, or just picnicking in the park.  Cute summer...

Lark Tee and Inari Tee mashup by Helen's Closet
30 05 2016

What is a Larnari, you ask?  Well, when a pattern and another pattern love each other very much...you get the idea.  In this case, the Lark Tee and the Inari Tee Dress...