Helen

Grainline Studio Archer Button-up
09 01 2017

I love that this shirt gets two animal descriptors. ‘Mammoth Buffalo’ sounds like a pretty sweet combination to me! For those of you who are thinking “what the heck is...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
04 01 2017

Happy first Wednesday of the new year, makers! I hope you are all full of excitement and sewjo for new projects and experiences. It has been so nice to take...

Closet Case Files Carolyn Pajamas
02 01 2017

Happy New Year, everyone!  I've got a special post to share today, one of my favourite makes from 2016! Attending Camp Workroom Social was just the push I needed to finally...

Top 5 Highlights 2017
31 12 2016

This is technically supposed to be non-sewing related highlights, but let’s face it, sewing is my life. Most of my life events, though they may not be entirely about sewing,...

Seamwork Kenedy Dress
26 12 2016

One of my goals for 2017 is to finally do something about the growing pile of thrifted items I have stashed under my bed. I often pick things up at...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
21 12 2016

It’s been a tough week, y’all.  My family said goodbye to our beloved family dog, Gypsy, this past weekend. She was 17 going on 18, so she lived a very...

Top 5 Misses 2016
19 12 2016

Continuing on with the Top 5 2016 challenge from Crafting a Rainbow, this week I’m reviewing my top 5 misses. It can be tough to review your makes and take...

Sewing Top 5 2016
16 12 2016

I love the annual Top 5  hosted by Gillian at Crafting a Rainbow.  It is so much fun to see everyone’s pics and to take a moment to reflect on our...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
14 12 2016

Howdy, makers! I hope you are all in full Holiday swing! I have had a few too many cookies and cocktails over the past week, but it has been totally...

Linden Sweatshirt
12 12 2016

It was surprising how many large scraps I had when I organized my stash a couple weeks ago. There have been times when I’ve loved a fabric so much I’ve bought...

DIY Sewing Storage Chest
09 12 2016

I come from a family of makers. This has always been a point of pride for me and something that has given me many joyful experiences in my life. I...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
07 12 2016

Hi there, makers! I would like to start this week's round-up with an addendum from last week.  I made a mistake in the weekly #61, and I feel terrible about...

Papercut Patterns Sway Dress
05 12 2016

Ahhh, the holiday dress. You want something festive that still allows you to eat ALL THE THINGS.  Enter, the Papercut Patterns Sway dress.   This dress offers a nice fit...

sales
03 12 2016

It’s always nice when something is on sale, isn’t it? That is, of course, if you haven't bought it already. Hot on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
30 11 2016

Happy end of the month, makers! I can't believe how quickly November flew by, can you?  It has been a great month and I am already beginning to reflect back...