Grainline Studio Farrow Dress
Posted by Helen | 19/02/2018 | Into My Closet

This make is a little late to the blog, as it was completed in December as a holiday dress. The inspiration for this look struck me out of nowhere and I immediately started printing, taping, and picking out fabrics for this Grainline Studio Farrow Dress. I fell in love with the idea to do a colour blocked version of the Farrow but I wanted a more formal feel. I ended up using a gorgeous red cotton that my mom brought back from a recent trip to India and some black wool crepe. Two fabrics that I wouldn’t have thought to...

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Wednesday Weekly
Posted by Helen | 14/02/2018 | Wednesday Weekly

Happy Valentines Day! I hope you are all getting lots of love today, be it from your partners, pets, family, or the sewing community. My partner, Sam, is out of town this week so I am flying solo, but I have exciting plans to watch the Bachelor with friends and work on my knitting project. I am making progress on the hat that we are knitting in my class, but I have to say that it is humbling to be a beginner at something! There are SO many mistakes in my first project and it is taking every fibre of my...

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Posted by Helen | 07/02/2018 | Wednesday Weekly

Happy Wednesday! Thank you all so much for your support for the Avery Leggings this past couple of days! I am so happy that my love of leggings is not misplaced and that so many of you are excited about making this quick and easy layering pattern! There were loads of good happenings this week in the community, I hope you enjoy this week's roundup! News (clockwise from top left) I released the Avery Leggings this week! Grab them for 20% off to help me celebrate! Straight Stitch Designs released the Madrona Skirt. Hey June Handmade released the Bryce Cargo Pants....

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Avery Leggings
Posted by Helen | 06/02/2018 | Pattern News

It's my favourite day of the pattern launch week - the tester roundup day! I love sharing all my testers hard work and their thoughts on the pattern with you. I share every review, no exclusions, and I share all photos that my testers give me permission to use. In the case of the Avery Leggings, many of my testers were so excited after making their first pair that they went on to make 2-4 more in the span of 1 week! Now that is some serious positive feedback. Since this test, the only change to the pattern itself is...

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Avery Leggings
Posted by Helen | 05/02/2018 | Pattern News

I can’t wait for you to meet the latest pattern in my collection, the Avery Leggings! This pattern has been in the works for some time now, as I am a die-hard leggings fan. Leggings to work, leggings to dinner, leggings around the house, leggings everywhere! I am certainly not alone in the love affair here on the west coast, and I hope that my passion for this simple layering piece will be infectious and you will want leggings for every day of the week, too! Get the Avery Leggings   Now, this is certainly not the only leggings pattern...

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Wednesday Weekly
Posted by Helen | 31/01/2018 | Wednesday Weekly

Happy Wednesday, makers! I am feeling so good this week after the Blackwood got chosen as one of the top patterns of 2017 on pattern review! Thank you to everyone who has made the Blackwood and supported me through the blog and podcast! I actually have my fourth pattern coming out on Monday and I could not be more excited to share it with you! Stay tuned for the launch post 🙂 News (clockwise from top left) Itch to Stitch released the Sequoia Cargo shorts. Wardrobe by Me released the Paperboy Pleated pants. Sew Over It released the Charlotte Dress....

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