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Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
13 07 2016

Howdy makers!  I am riding the thrill of finishing my Sophie Swimsuit last night and I am really excited to have gotten another vacation sewing project checked off my list....

Winslow Culottes Sewalong
12 07 2016

Are you excited to get started with the actual sewing part of the sewalong?  There is a surprising amount of prep involved with sewing, but I always love when everything...

Winslow Culottes Sewalong
11 07 2016

Today we will be cutting out our Winslows!  I am making view A, so you can see all my pattern pieces in one picture.  If you are making the longer...

Winslow Culottes Sewalong
09 07 2016

I love PDF patterns.  I know I'm not alone here, but I also know some people are on the fence.  Maybe you haven't tried one yet, and your wondering how...

Winslow Culottes Sewalong
07 07 2016

Today is all about gathering supplies for our Winslows!  Luckily, we don’t need too many things, just fabric, a zipper, some interfacing, and (of course) thread.   You can see...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
06 07 2016

Are you Canadians and Americans feeling super refreshed from the long weekend?  I know I am! I got my sew-jo back in a big way over the weekend and I...

Winslow Culottes Sewalong
05 07 2016

When it comes to sewing patterns, I prefer illustrated instructions.  I know some people like the step-by-step photos better, and I can certainly see the appeal!  Luckily, we can have...

True Bias Southport Dress by Helen's Closet
04 07 2016

Do you ever kick yourself for not sewing something sooner?  It happens to me all the time.  I get patterns when they are on sale or pick them up on...

Winslow Culottes by Helens Closet
01 07 2016

Happy Canada Day fellow Canadians!  I am SO excited to share pictures of my Winslow Culottes testers with you today. This being my first garment pattern, I wanted to make...

Winslow Culottes Pattern Inspiration
30 06 2016

The Winslow Culottes came to be last February when I was preparing for an impromptu trip to Mexico.  Sam’s parents were living the RV life and invited us down to...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
29 06 2016

It has been an exciting week!  It's great to see all the summer sewing getting started and I can't wait to see more in the coming months!  I've got several...

Winslow Culottes View D by Helen's Closet
28 06 2016

Thank you all so much for your excitement and support for the Winslow Culottes pattern release yesterday!  I can't wait to see all your makes! The Winslow Culottes are 20%...

Winslow Culottes Sewing Pattern by Helen's Closet
27 06 2016

I am seriously buzzing today, this is so exciting!  The Winslow Culottes PDF pattern is now available for purchase.  Thank you all so much for your patience and for your...

Winslow Culottes View D by Helen's Closet
23 06 2016

These pants almost need no introduction at this point, they practically speak for themselves!  These are the Winslow Culottes View D, a pattern by me that will be released next...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
22 06 2016

Hello makers!  I love weeks like this, so much goodness to share!  I am beyond excited about sewing swimwear for my summer vacation.  Do you have a favourite swimsuit pattern?...