Into My Closet

Simple Sundress by Helens Closet Sewing
08 02 2016

We are back from an absolutely dreamy week camping on the beach in sunny Baja, Mexico!  All of my pre-trip sewing paid off big time, I had so much fun wearing...

Grainline Studio Lark Tee by Helen's Closet
01 02 2016

I made another striped top!  Shocking, I know.  It may be a bit on the boring side, but I like balancing out more complex sewing projects like my recent Cascade...

Grainline Studio Cascade Duffle Coat by Helen's Closet
25 01 2016

I am on a serious coat-making kick lately.  By which I mean I have made exactly one other coat.  I think anything over one is a ‘kick’ though, right?  Especially...

Tessuti Mandy Boat Tee by Helen's Closet
18 01 2016

I have been experimenting a lot with different fabrics and prints lately, but I also know my personal style and there is nothing I enjoy wearing more than a simple striped...

Closet Case Files Carolyn Pajama Shorts by Helen's Closet
11 01 2016

Since Gillian and Katie are encouraging us to up our indoor photoshoot game this month, I figured what better project to shoot than pajamas!  These are the Carolyn Pajama Shorts from...

Sew Over It Ultimate Trousers by Helen's Closet
04 01 2016

Woo hoo, first post of the new year!  I wanted to start this year off with a bang, so I decided to use some crazy stretch cotton I had in...

Closet Case Files Clare Coat by Helen's Closet
22 12 2015

I could not be more excited to share my most recent make with you all!  It’s the star of this season’s indie pattern releases (IMHO), the Closet Case Files Clare...

True Bias Hudson Pants by Helen's Closet
11 12 2015

Knit projects are rapidly becoming my favourite things to sew.  I love how quickly they come together, how easily they fit, and how wearable they are. My grey Lark Tee...

Kate Top by Tessuti Patterns - Sewing by Helen's Closet
08 12 2015

Sometimes it’s fun to make summer clothes in the winter, just so you can dream of those warm days when you’ll be wearing them again!  It can be difficult to...

Bethioua Sweater by Elle Puls - Made by Helen's Closet
04 12 2015

I am really excited about the Indie Sew winter collection this year!  It is the first bundle I’ve purchased from them and I am super stoked  to make all three...

Helen's Closet Sallie Dress and Hollyburn Skirt by Closet Case Files and Sewaholic Patterns
27 11 2015

A couple of months ago, I did a guest post on Closet Case Files about my short Sallie Dress variation.  I love the way that dress turned out and I...

Helen's Closet Davie Dress by Sewaholic Patterns
20 11 2015

You guys, the Davie Dress by Sewaholic Patterns is serious business.  It is one of the most flattering, comfortable, and versatile garments I have made to date, and I'm kicking myself...

FREE Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
16 11 2015

One week to go! I can’t believe how fast the last two months have flown by. I am very excited to share the Granger Book Bag Pattern with you next...

Grainline Linden Sweater by Helen's Closet
13 11 2015

It's no secret that I am a Grainline Studio fan, their patterns fit me really well and are very wearable.  I love that they all go well together so it is easy...

Grid Pants by Helen's Closet
06 11 2015

I’ve been eyeing the grid pant motif on Pinterest lately, it's an interesting take on a classic suit pant.  Of course I went in the complete opposite direction with mine...