Into My Closet

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...

Tessuti Leni Top
06 03 2017

I'm taking a break from the Blackwood Cardigan posts today! As much as I love making patterns and supporting fellow sewists as they tackle my designs, I also LOVE making...

Toaster Sweater 1
20 02 2017

How could I resist making this season’s most popular indie pattern, the Sew House Seven Toaster Sweater!? It has been regularly popping up on my Instagram feed and blogroll and...

Cloth Habit Watson Bra
06 02 2017

Yup, I have just posted pictures of myself in my underwear on the internet. I did not hit 'publish' without a little (or a lot) of consideration. What will my...

Style Arc Blaire Shirtdress
30 01 2017

I'm pretty pumped to share my latest make with you all, and those of you who follow me on Instagram know that it is an instant favorite of mine! This...

Hollyburn Skirt and Short Linden
23 01 2017

At the beginning of December, I made a sewing list for this winter and I am slowly but surely making my way through it. I am not likely to get...

Colette Wren Dress
16 01 2017

I have a confession to make: I have never made a Colette pattern, not until now that is.  Arguably, this isn't 100% accurate since I have made several Seamwork patterns,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kelly Anorak
21 11 2016

Is there anything more satisfying then conquering a new sewing challenge? I don’t know about you, but when I tackle a project that involves techniques or fabrics that I have...

14 11 2016

I have been excitedly waiting to share this make you all for quite some time! Back in the spring, I pattern tested this dress for Emily from In The Folds....