Into My Closet

Blackwood Cardigan Split Hem
19 09 2017

I have been wanting to make this hack since the Blackwood Cardigan was released last spring, so I am so glad that I've finally had the chance to do it!...

29 08 2017

When I first heard that the Sewcialist August challenge was to pay tribute to a fellow sewist, I knew that I wanted to join in! Trouble is, I follow so...

Sierra Swimsuit
21 08 2017

This summer I got together with Caroline and Tasia for some Shibori Indigo Dyeing! We had such a blast and I have a full post coming your way soon with...

Suki Kimono Cover-up
14 08 2017

I have a simple Suki Kimono hack to share with you today! The Suki was primarily designed to be worn as an indoor dressing robe, but I have found it to...

07 08 2017

I picked up this piece of rayon challis at Fabric By Designer in Toronto when I was there last month. I have been meaning to make the winged version of...

Suki Kimono Dress
31 07 2017

I have been pleasantly surprised at how versatile the Suki Kimono is during my pattern development phase. I have experimented with dresses, cover-ups, jackets, and tops. I love when patterns can...

White Linen Blaire Shirt Cheyanne Tunic
17 07 2017

Ever since I discovered Style Bee, I have been obsessed with Lee’s simple and classic look. It’s not a sewing blog, but I love how she pairs neutrals and elevates...

Reeta Shirtdress
13 07 2017

I am so pumped to share this post with you all today! As some of you may know from our Instagram stories, Caroline from Blackbird Fabrics and I are friends IRL and...

Knit Southport Dress
03 07 2017

Stop the presses. I've made the ultimate summer dress and you can too! This is a hack I've had in mind for a while and I'm kicking myself for not...

Helga Playsuit
26 06 2017

This was a total spur-of-the-moment project for me. I was actually procrastinating doing real work and let's be honest, I'm not even sorry about it. This cute little jumpsuit is my...

Chalk and Notch Farrah Top
19 06 2017

Not too long ago I connected with Gabriela from Chalk and Notch about her foray into women’s pattern making and we had a great chat about the indie sewing world....

By Hand London Flora Dress
12 06 2017

Dresses are so exciting to sew, aren't they? Is it because it means making an entire outfit?  Is it the oodles of fabric you have swishing around you when you’re...

Sleeveless Nettie Bodysuit
05 06 2017

This pattern was a total surprise for me. I have always admired other people’s versions but I never thought It was for me.  Enter Gillian with her sewing dares challenge!...

True Bias Southport Dress
29 05 2017

The Southport is officially a tried and true pattern for me.  I don’t know about you, but if I make more than one version and I love them both, I...

Winslow Culottes PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
21 05 2017

I have one more pair of new Winslows to show you and I’ve saved the best for last! This wraps up the new photos for the Winslow Culottes pattern. You...