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Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
20 04 2016

It was a busy week this week!  I got to celebrate my 28th birthday with my friends and they got me gift certificates to my favourite little fabric shop (they...

DIY Yoga Pants by Helen's Closet
15 04 2016

Are you guys getting sick of me talking about my serger yet?  It is really exciting to take my sewing to the next level and feel able to create quality...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
13 04 2016

The temperature hit 22 degrees celcius in Vancouver last week!  That is 71.6 degrees fahrenheit for y'all.  I spent last weekend cleaning off my balcony and planting my container garden....

Named Inari Tee Dress by Helen's Closet
11 04 2016

It is interesting to see which patterns take off within the sewing community, some attaining something akin to household name status.  For example, you could say you made an Archer and...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
06 04 2016

Howdy makers!  It has been a very exciting week for me because I just got my very own Serger!  I went with the Juki MO654de and you can expect a...

Sewing Patterns With 70's Flare - Indie, Darling by Helen's Closet
01 04 2016

Isn’t it fun when decades of fashion come back around?  I love the 70’s vibe that is so popular right now and I have been wanting to sew some 70’s...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
30 03 2016

Apologies for skipping a Wednesday last week, I was sick with a cold and had to choose between finishing my Almada Robe so I could lounge around in it, or...

Seamwork Almada Robe by Helen's Closet
28 03 2016

I look forward to Seamwork magazine each month, particularly because of the two patterns that are provided with each subscription.  The magazine itself is free to read, so you if...

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...