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Dixie DIY Bonnel Dress by Helen's Closet
04 09 2015

Ohhhhh man, this dress.  I was really stoked to make the Bonnel, after seeing so many cute ones pop up over the summer!  It is a relatively easy pattern with unique side-cut...

Wednesday Weekly
02 09 2015

Happy September Everybody!  I don't know about you guys, but since it feels as though the summer came to a screeching halt here in Vancouver when the rainstorm started over...

Fall Sewing Plans by Helen's Closet
29 08 2015

Fall might be my favourite season for fashion.  Sure, it doesn't have the relief of Spring or the bright colours of Summer, but it certainly makes up for it with...

Unicorn Culottes by Helen's Closet
28 08 2015

I have been fortunate in my life to have been encouraged to read.  My parents read tons of books to my sister and I when we were little and my...

Wednesday Weekly
26 08 2015

Happy Wednesday folks!  I hope you are all enjoying the last few weeks of summer - I can't believe how fast it has gone by!  I think the fact that I've...

Romper by Helen's Closet
21 08 2015

I’m jumping on board the romper train here with this self drafted number.  I have steered clear of this trend in the past for the most part; rompers can be...

Wednesday Weekly
19 08 2015

One of the things I have noticed since starting this blog is that my sense of seasons has been shifted back two weeks. Like a lot of you sewers out...

Helen's Closet Bombshell Swimsuit
14 08 2015

We just returned from our week long vacation on Hornby Island here in BC!  I got the chance to wear my new Bombshell Swimsuit and DIY Beach Kimono almost everyday, so...

12 08 2015

News In honour of indie pattern designers, Sewing Indie Month is back this September!  Today is the last day to grab the first bundle of patterns for as little as...

Pencil Skirt by Helen's Closet
07 08 2015

What better print for a rainy summer day in Vancouver than a blue and green watercolour-esque floral?  I have to admit that is was exciting to don my tights and...

Flamingo Flutter Top Helen's Closet
31 07 2015

Since the heat wave hit Vancouver, I’ve been feeling a lack of loose fitting tank tops in my wardrobe. The kind of shirts that feel like you're not wearing a...

Hornby Island
29 07 2015

How's the week treating you lovely folks?  I hope the weather is a nice where you are as it is in Vancouver!  Sam and I are gearing up to go...

Gertie's Sultry Sheath by Helen's Closet
24 07 2015

If you don't already have Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing and you are at all interested in vintage silhouettes, I highly recommend you pick up a copy.  I was...

Sewaholic Granville Shirt by Helen's Closet
17 07 2015

Button up shirts have always intimidated me.  I think its because they have to fit so nicely from top to bottom, not like a skirt or dress that can flare...

Sewaholic Hollyburn Skirt by Helen's Closet
10 07 2015

Hello summer people!  Sam and I recently got back from a small road trip to visit family in the west Kootenays of British Columbia.  We had a blast on our...