Into My Closet

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...

Winslow Culottes PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
20 05 2017

Thanks so much for all your support for Winslow Week! You can still grab the Winslow Culottes this week for 15% off! Sale ends Monday, May 22nd. Today I have...

Winslow Culottes PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
19 05 2017

Next up for Winslow Week, we have View B! This version sits just above the knee and can be easily dressed up for the office or summer parties. You can grab...

Winslow Culottes PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
15 05 2017

To kick off Winslow Week here on the blog, I have new photos of one of my favourite pairs! You can grab the Winslow Culottes this week for 15% off!...

08 05 2017

Ahhh, Spring!  How wonderful it is to be surrounded by pretty flowers and the sunshine once again! You would think we would get used to the feeling of changing seasons,...

Alder Shirtdress
01 05 2017

Are you participating in the #sewtogetherforsummer challenge? We are all making shirtdresses to wear during the warm summer months. You can use any shirtdress pattern and any fabric - check...

Cascade Duffle Vest
18 04 2017

This post has been on my ‘to blog’ list for so long!!  I finished this make back in January, and I was feeling that it was too cold-weather specific for...

Christine Haynes Ellsworth Coat
10 04 2017

I have always been totally smitten with making outerwear. Back in 2014 when I first fell down the rabbit hole of indie patterns, I was obsessed with the Minoru Jacket...

Style Maker Fabrics Spring Tour
25 03 2017

I’m very excited to share a special post with you all today! I jumped at the chance to join in the Style Maker Fabrics spring tour when Michelle asked me...