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13 08 2019

We are continuing our Ashton August series with another guest post! Gillian from Crafting a Rainbow is here to share her Ashton dress with ruffled hem hack. Gillian is a...

Ashton Dress Hack
12 08 2019

Welcome back to Ashton August! This week we have some really fun guest bloggers here to show you their Ashton hacks. First, we welcome Sue from A Colourful Canvas. Sue...

09 08 2019

Welcome back to the Ashton August pattern hack series! This one is my go-to, easy-peasy dress hack. You really can't go wrong with a gathered skirt attached to a well-fitting...

Tulip Back Ashton Top Hack
08 08 2019

This may be one of my favorite hacks yet on the Helen's Closet blog. I just love how elegant a cross over or 'tulip' back top can be, but I...

Low Back Ashton Top Hack
06 08 2019

One of the simplest ways to hack a pattern is to adjust the neckline. A garment will take on a whole new look if you give it a v-neck vs...

Frayed Hem Ashton Top Hack
05 08 2019

We are kicking off Ashton August with a very simple hack that gives the Ashton top a modern look. You may have tried the raw-hem jeans trend, but what about...

Ashton Top Hack
04 08 2019

You know we love pattern hacking here at Helen's Closet. Our patterns are designed to be wearable garments that you will want to make again and again! They are excellent...

29 07 2019

As you may already know, we are celebrating our three year anniversary this week! This is three years for Helen's Closet Patterns and four years since this little home on...

22 07 2019

Join us in celebrating our three year anniversary! We are so grateful that we can make patterns and spread the joy of sewing for a living, and we couldn't do...

Linen Donovan Skirt Sewalong
16 07 2019

Who doesn't want to wear linen in the summertime? This Donovan Skirt in washed linen from Blackbird Fabrics is such a lovely summer piece and will surely get loads of...

Ashton Top and Donovan Skirt
23 06 2019

One of the best things about being a pattern designer is getting to make patterns for garments that you want to wear! I try to make patterns for things that...

21 06 2019

Thank you so much to everyone who supported the launch of the Ashton Top and Donovan Skirt! We are so happy with these two patterns and we can't wait to...

13 06 2019

We are so excited to announce our very first duo pattern launch- the Ashton Top and Donovan Skirt! These two wardrobe essentials are fun to make for beginners and advanced...

Closet Case Patterns Amy Jumpsuit
06 06 2019

Before I get into this make (which I LOVE) I feel I need to acknowledge that this was not my best pattern matching or print placement work. A stark contrast...

Winslow Culottes Workroom Social Fabric
31 05 2019

I have another project to share that is made from Workroom Social fabric. This print is from their latest collection and it was designed by Kelli Ward from True Bias....