Helen

Grainline Studio Driftless Cardigan by Helen's Closet
20 06 2016

Don’t you just love summer rain?  The smell of a dry heat extinguished, you can practically hear the plants breath a sigh of relief.   I like to walk in the...

Winslow Culottes View C by Helen's Closet
16 06 2016

I know what you are thinking…’what is up with the culottes trend?’  I gave this length of culottes the side-eye for quite some time before giving them a try.  The...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
15 06 2016

I'd like to say thanks for all the outpouring of support and encouragement on my 1 year blogging anniversary yesterday.  You are all such amazing, creative, people and it means...

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...

13 06 2016

Nothing beats the heat like a gorgeous, flowy dress, right?  This is by far my new favourite thing to throw on.  Comfortable and chic, who could ask for more?  This is...

Winslow Culottes View B by Helen's Closet
09 06 2016

Like many other Vancouverites, I ride my bike to work.  It’s a quick 15 minute ride, and there is an awesome bike route close to my apartment!  I ride alongside...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
08 06 2016

Hello, makers!  Is anyone else looking at their list of things to make for summer and counting the actual weeks in summer and seeing that the two do not play nice?...

Sewaholic Saltspring Bees Camisole Hack by Helen's Closet
06 06 2016

I have been eyeing the Saltspring dress for some time now, so when Caroline shared a camisole hack it was just the push I needed to invest in this pattern....

Winslow Culottes View A by Helen's Closet
02 06 2016

One of my favorite things about summer is, of course, being outside!  I love biking & walking as well as baseball, frisbee, or just picnicking in the park.  Cute summer...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
01 06 2016

Welcome to June, makers!  It is crazy how quickly me-made-may flew by.  I had visions of wearing everything I made in the past year, but of course that didn't happen....

Lark Tee and Inari Tee mashup by Helen's Closet
30 05 2016

What is a Larnari, you ask?  Well, when a pattern and another pattern love each other very much...you get the idea.  In this case, the Lark Tee and the Inari Tee Dress...

Me Made May Helen's Closet
29 05 2016

I know Me Made May isn't quite over yet, and I will be sure to share my last two outfits next weekend along with what I learned from the experience!  It...

Wednesday Weekly Helen's Closet
25 05 2016

Thank you so much to everyone who applied to be a Winslow Culottes tester yesterday!  I apologize for not leaving the testing application up longer, but I received quite a...

Winslow Culottes Sewing Pattern by Helen's Closet
24 05 2016

Would you like to pattern test for Helen’s Closet?  I am thrilled to be ready for testers of my first apparel pattern, I need your help making sure it is up to...

Itch to Stitch Mila Shirt by Helen's Closet
23 05 2016

A little selfless sewing here on the blog today, and my mother has graciously allowed me to snap her picture in her new Mila Shirt!  Sure, it is hard to...