Helen

10 10 2018

Happy Wednesday, makers! I hope all my fellow Canadians had a great long weekend and fab Thanksgiving if you are into that kinda thing. I think our turkey dinner was...

09 10 2018

Thank you to the amazing response to the Elliot Sweater and Tee! I am glad you are as excited about this new pattern as I am. The Elliot is on...

08 10 2018

I could not be more excited to share my latest pattern with you, the Elliot Sweater and Tee! Get ready to inject some autumn coziness into your handmade wardrobe with this...

03 10 2018

Happy October! I have been swooning over the changing leaves and the crisp, cool air. All I need is a pumpkin spice latte and the picture is complete. I’ll have...

26 09 2018

Happy Wednesday! I have been out of town for the past couple of Wednesdays, so there is much to catch up on! I went on an RV adventure with Sam...

Refashioners 2018 Dress by Helen's Closet
10 09 2018

The Refashioners has been one of my favourite community events since I discovered the online sewing world. I love seeing how people take unwanted clothing and repurpose it into something...

05 09 2018

Happy Wednesday! I have something exciting to share, and it may seem like not a big deal to many of you, but I have to take a moment to brag....

Indie Sewing News
29 08 2018

Happy Wednesday, makers! I am about to test my next pattern and I am feeling so excited about it, but the nerves are creeping in too. It is always hard to...

27 08 2018

Can culottes really become a dress? Yes! pants are just skirts with crotch curves, and a dress is just a skirt with a bodice on top! OK, maybe that is...

New Sewing Patterns
22 08 2018

Happy Wednesday! I have been working hard on something special, and I'm excited to be able to tell you about it now. I am one of the bloggers kicking off...

Long Floral Linen Dress by Helen's Closet
20 08 2018

I do not want clothes to touch my body in the summer heat. When it is hot out and I know I'll be sweating buckets, the last thing I need...

15 08 2018

Happy Wednesday! I hope you are all enjoying your August and getting a little R&R in amongst the chaos of summer. I had the pleasure of visiting some close family...

01 08 2018

Happy Wednesday, makers! It has been go-go-go over here at Helen's Closet lately. I am feeling more motivated than ever around pattern design, blogging, and podcasting. I think this time of...

York Pinafore Apron Expansion
30 07 2018

A new pattern expansion for the York Pinafore is now available in the shop, and I am so excited to bring you this fun, timeless variation. I have been pinning...

York Pinafore Tiered Skirt
23 07 2018

This next York Pinafore hack is a combination of the last two variations I shared, the gathered waist and the spaghetti straps. I have to say that this version brings me...