Wednesday Weekly #86
Posted by Helen | 24/05/2017 | Wednesday Weekly

Happy Wednesday, makers! I have been very productive with my sewing this week and I'm feeling so good about making the things I planned to make this season and not getting tooooo distracted. I've got a beautiful white linen shirt on the go as well as the final touches on this Reeta Shirtdress I shared on Instagram. It is going to be flowy, floral perfection! After that, I'm on the the Kalle. How is your Spring sewing going? News (clockwise from left) Seamstress Erin released the Laminaria Swimsuit. Sew Over It released the Lulu shirt and dress. Greenstyle Creations released...

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Winslow Culottes PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
Posted by Helen | 21/05/2017 | Into My Closet, Pattern News

I have one more pair of new Winslows to show you and I’ve saved the best for last! This wraps up the new photos for the Winslow Culottes pattern. You can grab the Winslow Culottes this week for 15% off! Sale ends Monday, May 22nd. Palazzo pants are hands down the most fun things to wear. They swish around and feel so luxurious when walking, I love it! I also like that on hot days I can wear these to protect my pale legs from the sun, and they actually help to keep my legs nice and cool. I chose...

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Winslow Culottes PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
Posted by Helen | 20/05/2017 | Into My Closet, Pattern News

Thanks so much for all your support for Winslow Week! You can still grab the Winslow Culottes this week for 15% off! Sale ends Monday, May 22nd. Today I have my favourite pair to show you - the classic culotte length! You may recognize this version from my Leni Top post.  I love high waisted pants with cropped box tops - so cute! For these photos, I have paired them with a self-drafted flowy tank top, tucked in to show off the waistband and pleats. These Winslows are made from Tencel Twill (available in several colours from Blackbird Fabrics) and...

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Winslow Culottes PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
Posted by Helen | 19/05/2017 | Into My Closet, Pattern News

Next up for Winslow Week, we have View B! This version sits just above the knee and can be easily dressed up for the office or summer parties. You can grab the Winslow Culottes this week for 15% off! Sale ends Monday, May 22nd. One of my favourite features of this pattern is that it works great with vertical or horizontal stripes. It has straight side seams and a straight hem, so there is no distortion of the print! This version is made in a super lux polyester that looks and feels amazing. Poly may not be everyone’s first choice, but...

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Wednesday Weekly #85
Posted by Helen | 17/05/2017 | Wednesday Weekly

Happy Wednesday! I am feeling pretty excited this week because I have finalized the design for my next pattern! It won't be out for some time yet, but getting to that final design stage is awesome. It means I can move on to instructions, testing, and preparing for launch! Expect to see a release near the end of June.  In the mean time, I am LOVING all the support for the Blackwood Cardigan during Me-made May, seriously, check out the #blackwoodcardigan hashtag!  Thanks also for all the wonderful feedback about my new Winslow Culottes photos, you guys are the best! <3 News...

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Winslow Culottes PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
Posted by Helen | 15/05/2017 | Into My Closet, Pattern News

To kick off Winslow Week here on the blog, I have new photos of one of my favourite pairs! You can grab the Winslow Culottes this week for 15% off! Sale ends Monday, May 22nd. These are the finished versions from the sewalong last summer. I love to wear them on hot days when I am going for a long walk, biking around town, or just chilling in a park with friends.They allow me to sit down and move around and not worry about my ‘skirt’ flipping up. They look super cute paired with a tee (like the Lark tee...

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