Into My Closet

Winslow Culottes View D by Helen's Closet
23 06 2016

These pants almost need no introduction at this point, they practically speak for themselves!  These are the Winslow Culottes View D, a pattern by me that will be released next...

Grainline Studio Driftless Cardigan by Helen's Closet
20 06 2016

Don’t you just love summer rain?  The smell of a dry heat extinguished, you can practically hear the plants breath a sigh of relief.   I like to walk in the...

Winslow Culottes View C by Helen's Closet
16 06 2016

I know what you are thinking…’what is up with the culottes trend?’  I gave this length of culottes the side-eye for quite some time before giving them a try.  The...

13 06 2016

Nothing beats the heat like a gorgeous, flowy dress, right?  This is by far my new favourite thing to throw on.  Comfortable and chic, who could ask for more?  This is...

Winslow Culottes View B by Helen's Closet
09 06 2016

Like many other Vancouverites, I ride my bike to work.  It’s a quick 15 minute ride, and there is an awesome bike route close to my apartment!  I ride alongside...

Sewaholic Saltspring Bees Camisole Hack by Helen's Closet
06 06 2016

I have been eyeing the Saltspring dress for some time now, so when Caroline shared a camisole hack it was just the push I needed to invest in this pattern....

Winslow Culottes View A by Helen's Closet
02 06 2016

One of my favorite things about summer is, of course, being outside!  I love biking & walking as well as baseball, frisbee, or just picnicking in the park.  Cute summer...

Lark Tee and Inari Tee mashup by Helen's Closet
30 05 2016

What is a Larnari, you ask?  Well, when a pattern and another pattern love each other very much...you get the idea.  In this case, the Lark Tee and the Inari Tee Dress...

Sew DIY maxi Nita Wrap Skirt by Helens Closet
16 05 2016

I had the pleasure of pattern testing the Nita Wrap Skirt for Beth from Sew DIY a while back, and I love my test version.  I wear it all the...

Grainline Studio Alder Shirtdress by Helen's Closet in Octopus Lawn
09 05 2016

Fabric stashes are not just made up of impulse purchases an 1/2 meter remnants.  In fact, I stash mostly fabric that I love too much to cut into.  I feel...

Seamwork Kenedy Dress by Helen's Closet
02 05 2016

I have a serious addiction to sack dresses.  This never used to be the case for me, but I can’t seem to make any other silhouette that I prefer more...

True Bias Colfax Dress by Helen's Clsoet
25 04 2016

I love when fabric in my stash is perfectly suited to a new pattern, almost like it was awaiting its fate and the time has come for it to fulfil its...

DIY Yoga Pants by Helen's Closet
15 04 2016

Are you guys getting sick of me talking about my serger yet?  It is really exciting to take my sewing to the next level and feel able to create quality...

Named Inari Tee Dress by Helen's Closet
11 04 2016

It is interesting to see which patterns take off within the sewing community, some attaining something akin to household name status.  For example, you could say you made an Archer and...

Seamwork Almada Robe by Helen's Closet
28 03 2016

I look forward to Seamwork magazine each month, particularly because of the two patterns that are provided with each subscription.  The magazine itself is free to read, so you if...