Helen

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...

15 06 2015

I have always loved clothes, and I am the first to admit that my collection is a bit unruly.  As a teenager my bedroom was always covered in a thick layer...