Helen

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...

18 07 2018

Happy Wednesday, Makers! It's  been a couple weeks so there is lots to catch up on! I hope you are all enjoying your summers and getting some much deserved R&R....

Helen's Closet
16 07 2018

Three years ago I launched my little home on the web here at helenscloset.ca and it has completely changed my life (not an overstatement, I promise). I knew right from...

Long York Pinafore
09 07 2018

This next York Pinafore hack is an exciting take on this pattern with spaghetti straps, a midi-length, and side slits. I like to combine a few hack ideas into one...

02 07 2018

Welcome to the first post in the York Pinafore Hack series! I am so excited to show you some ways to modify this pattern and make it your own. If...

27 06 2018

Happy Wednesday! I am on a mission this week to make myself a pair of shorts before we take a little holiday to Hornby Island here in BC with my family....

25 06 2018

This week we are diving in deep into swimwear over on the Love to Sew Podcast! I hope you go check out the episode because it is full of awesome...

Tencel Suki Kimono Jacket
21 06 2018

This is the second tencel Suki Robe jacket that I have to share with you this week (you can see the first one here). Both of these cover-ups have come...

20 06 2018

Happy Wednesday! I am glad to be back sharing all the amazing things that are happening in the community right now. I missed a couple weeks when I was on vacation...