My Sewing Story

SMYLY Striped Nettie Dress
08 01 2018

Sewing Makes You Love Yourself. When I read the name of this challenge, I knew I wanted to be a part of it. Organized by Athina Kakou, Lisa Kish, and...

2018 make nine
01 01 2018

Happy New Year! Making sewing goals for the new year is so much fun, I love thinking about what I want to make and getting inspired by projects like #sewmystyle...

TOP 5 HIGHLIGHTS
28 12 2017

I love reflecting. As a type A planner, I get caught up in what's coming next and what my future holds. I struggle sometimes to appreciate moments when I'm in them....

18 12 2017

I love this time of year when I get to read everyone’s sewing reflection posts and ogle their favourite makes. It's really fun to look back at the year and...

Top 5 Highlights 2017
31 12 2016

This is technically supposed to be non-sewing related highlights, but let’s face it, sewing is my life. Most of my life events, though they may not be entirely about sewing,...

Top 5 Misses 2016
19 12 2016

Continuing on with the Top 5 2016 challenge from Crafting a Rainbow, this week I’m reviewing my top 5 misses. It can be tough to review your makes and take...

Sewing Top 5 2016
16 12 2016

I love the annual Top 5  hosted by Gillian at Crafting a Rainbow.  It is so much fun to see everyone’s pics and to take a moment to reflect on our...

07 11 2016

I can't believe it has already been one week since I got home New York City! This was such a special trip for me because I got to spend an...

14 06 2016

This blog has completely changed my life.  Over the past year I feel I have grown so much, made hundreds of new friends all over the world, and discovered what...

me made may
30 04 2016

The last day of April has arrived and  I am very excited to participate in my first ever Me Made May!  If you are not familiar with this annual event,...

Helen's Closet Sewing Projects 2015
29 12 2015

It seems like cheating to call this a full year in review, since I started this little blog in July of 2015, but I'm not one to pass up a...

15 06 2015

I have always loved clothes, and I am the first to admit that my collection is a bit unruly.  As a teenager my bedroom was always covered in a thick layer...