Into My Closet

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...

FREE Granger Book Bag PDF Pattern by Helen's Closet
19 10 2015

One of the things I wanted to focus on with my first pattern design, the Granger Book Bag, is making it appealing to both men and women.  I have a...

Helen's Closet Sewaholic Minoru Jacket
16 10 2015

For the past two summers, Abby from While She Naps has interviewed sewing bloggers for her series, The Pattern That Changed My Life.  It is inspiring to read about people's experiences with sewing...

Sutton Blouse by Helen's Closet
09 10 2015

I love a good loose-fitting blouse for everyday work wear.  Something I can put on with my skinny jeans that will look professional enough without being constricting or fussy.  The...

Hudson Pants by Helen's Closet
02 10 2015

Is anyone else thrilled about how popular elastic waisted pants have become recently?  You simply can’t get more comfortable than loose pants, except for maybe leggings...or no pants!  I think...

Lark Tees by Helen's Closet
25 09 2015

As many of you know, I am completely taken with sewing knits since my first knit success, the Sallie Dress.  I wanted to keep my excitement going this week by...

Sallie Dress by Helen's Closet
22 09 2015

I am so excited to have finally made a knit garment AND to get to share it on Heather’s Blog, Closet Case Files. Head on over there to check out...

11 09 2015

From the moment I saw this dress I knew it was going to be a perfect fit for me.  I absolutely adore shirtdresses and this one is so beautifully designed...

Dixie DIY Bonnel Dress by Helen's Closet
04 09 2015

Ohhhhh man, this dress.  I was really stoked to make the Bonnel, after seeing so many cute ones pop up over the summer!  It is a relatively easy pattern with unique side-cut...

Unicorn Culottes by Helen's Closet
28 08 2015

I have been fortunate in my life to have been encouraged to read.  My parents read tons of books to my sister and I when we were little and my...

Romper by Helen's Closet
21 08 2015

I’m jumping on board the romper train here with this self drafted number.  I have steered clear of this trend in the past for the most part; rompers can be...

Helen's Closet Bombshell Swimsuit
14 08 2015

We just returned from our week long vacation on Hornby Island here in BC!  I got the chance to wear my new Bombshell Swimsuit and DIY Beach Kimono almost everyday, so...