Helen

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
18 11 2015

Has anyone else thought about moving back their sewing plans by one season? It seems funny that fashion is designed and shown months and months in advance of the next season,...

FREE Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
16 11 2015

One week to go! I can’t believe how fast the last two months have flown by. I am very excited to share the Granger Book Bag Pattern with you next...

Grainline Linden Sweater by Helen's Closet
13 11 2015

It's no secret that I am a Grainline Studio fan, their patterns fit me really well and are very wearable.  I love that they all go well together so it is easy...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
11 11 2015

Hello fellow sewing enthusiasts!  I am currently at home sick with a cold but I do have my new knitting practice to keep me creating.  I'm not terribly good at...

Grid Pants by Helen's Closet
06 11 2015

I’ve been eyeing the grid pant motif on Pinterest lately, it's an interesting take on a classic suit pant.  Of course I went in the complete opposite direction with mine...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
04 11 2015

What?!  It's November?! Seriously, how did this happen?  One second I'm wearing a light cardigan to work and the next I'm layering sweater upon sweater just to leave the house...

Helen's Closet Negroni Shirt
30 10 2015

This week I’m delighted to bring you a menswear special! Two Negroni shirts modelled by my dear friend and sewing buddy (who is also his own person and so much...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
28 10 2015

Happy hump day makers!  One of the reasons I decided to do this post on Wednesday is that I find the mid-week slump can be so difficult to get through...

Seattle Adventure by Helen's Closet
23 10 2015

Last week, Sam and I decided to take a small trip down to Seattle for a few days before he started his new job. Seattle is only a few hours...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
21 10 2015

I hope you can forgive the absence of the weekly last Wednesday, Sam and I decided to take a short trip down to Seattle for a few days and as...

FREE Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
19 10 2015

One of the things I wanted to focus on with my first pattern design, the Granger Book Bag, is making it appealing to both men and women.  I have a...

Helen's Closet Sewaholic Minoru Jacket
16 10 2015

For the past two summers, Abby from While She Naps has interviewed sewing bloggers for her series, The Pattern That Changed My Life.  It is inspiring to read about people's experiences with sewing...

Sutton Blouse by Helen's Closet
09 10 2015

I love a good loose-fitting blouse for everyday work wear.  Something I can put on with my skinny jeans that will look professional enough without being constricting or fussy.  The...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
07 10 2015

It's the tenth Wednesday Weekly!  When I started this blog back in June of this year, I knew I wanted to do a weekly sewing blog roundup to help share...

FREE Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
05 10 2015

A few weeks ago I announced the upcoming release of the Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern.  This pattern is FREE and you can download it here. You will receive updates about...