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Grainline Studio Archer Button Up by Helens Closet
29 02 2016

I finally sewed an Archer Button Up!  It’s been in my pattern stash for months and has been getting pushed back in favour of easier or more exciting projects (ooo,...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
24 02 2016

Hello makers! I'm in the midst of a crazy few weeks work-wise and I am definitely feeling the pressure.  It is hard to balance work, life, and blog (yep, it gets...

Culottes by Helen's Closet
22 02 2016

It seams fitting to end my me-made Mexico series with these crazy culottes, we had such a blast and I am really missing all the bright colours, warm weather and...

Reno Swimsuit Bombshell Bikini bottoms by Helens Closet Sewing
19 02 2016

I have been posting nothing but summer swimsuits lately, which is comical considering how dreary it is in Vancouver these days.  This is the final instalment of my swimwear series,...

Helen's Closet Wednesday Weekly
17 02 2016

How can it be the middle of February already?  I think I go through this every year after Valentines day.  Maybe because Easter is the next big holiday it seems...

Reno Swimsuit Bikini Sewalong by Helen's Closet
15 02 2016

Hello makers! Today I am hosting a quick sewalong for the Reno Bikini top from Seamwork Magazine.  I was so pleased with my first make of this pattern that I decided...

Reno Swimsuit Dakota Bikini by Helens Closet Sewing
12 02 2016

I am really excited to share this make with you today, it’s the Seamwork Dakota Bikini bottoms and Reno bikini top.  These two patterns were actually the reason I signed...

10 02 2016

It feels good to be back to the blog with the Wednesday Weekly today. I had a lovely vacation without internet (a blessing and a curse), so it was really...

Simple Sundress by Helens Closet Sewing
08 02 2016

We are back from an absolutely dreamy week camping on the beach in sunny Baja, Mexico!  All of my pre-trip sewing paid off big time, I had so much fun wearing...

Grainline Studio Lark Tee by Helen's Closet
01 02 2016

I made another striped top!  Shocking, I know.  It may be a bit on the boring side, but I like balancing out more complex sewing projects like my recent Cascade...

Wednesday Weekly #22 Helens Closet
27 01 2016

Hello there, sewcialists! I'm excited about the volume of amazing makes and resources this week and I can't wait to share some of the things I've learned.  Special thanks to...

Grainline Studio Cascade Duffle Coat by Helen's Closet
25 01 2016

I am on a serious coat-making kick lately.  By which I mean I have made exactly one other coat.  I think anything over one is a ‘kick’ though, right?  Especially...

Wednesday Weekly #22
20 01 2016

Hi makers!  January is flying by for me, I hope it has been a productive month so far for you as well.  I've been working on my first wardrobe architect (late to...

Tessuti Mandy Boat Tee by Helen's Closet
18 01 2016

I have been experimenting a lot with different fabrics and prints lately, but I also know my personal style and there is nothing I enjoy wearing more than a simple striped...

Wednesday Weekly #21
13 01 2016

It's so exciting to see everyone getting into the swing of sewing after a break over the Holidays (for some).  Some of you went and made us all look bad by...