Patterns

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
27 03 2017

Are you ready to cut out your Blackwoods today?  I am so excited about the fabric I got for the sewalong, it is a speckled grey terry and it is...

How to do a narrow or broad shoulder adjustment
25 03 2017

Today is the fourth installment in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong!  We are going to wrap up the adjustments portion of the process today with narrow and broad shoulder adjustments.  Tomorrow we...

how to do a full bicep adjustment
24 03 2017

Today is the third installment in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong! In case you missed the first few posts, we have covered how to grade between sizes, how to do a quick 'cheater'...

full bust adjustment no darts
21 03 2017

Today is the second post in a 2 part series on doing full bust adjustments on patterns without any darts.  For the first post, we covered a quick and dirty...

full bust adjustment no darts
20 03 2017

Today will be the first post in a 2 part series on doing full bust adjustments on patterns without any darts.  For the first post, we will be covering a...

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
17 03 2017

Welcome back to the sewalong! In case you missed it, we have already gone over choosing a size and assembling your PDF pattern. Today, we will be talking about grading between...

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
15 03 2017

I am a big fan of PDF patterns.  Not just because I offer them, but because I prefer them as a home sewist myself.  I almost always go for the...

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
14 03 2017

Welcome to the second post in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong! I am really excited to get started. If you haven't yet, you can grab your copy of the Blackwood Cardigan...

Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong
13 03 2017

I hope you all are as excited as I am to dive into this sewalong!  Whether you are new to sewing with knits or you just like the motivation that...

Blackwood Cardigan
02 03 2017

Fabric can make all the difference in the final garment, so it is important to choose the right fabric for your desired results! I hope you are all excited to...

Blackwood Cardigan Tester Roundup
28 02 2017

I was so fortunate to have a fantastic group of ladies test my latest pattern, the Blackwood Cardigan. Their versions turned out beautifully and their feedback was invaluable to the...

Tencel Denim Winslow Culottes by Helen's Closet
18 07 2016

Thanks so much to everyone who followed along with the Winslow Culottes Sewalong!  It has been so great seeing your Winslows on instagram and I am so happy to hear all...

Winslow Culottes Sewalong
15 07 2016

We made it to the final day of the sewalong!  Congrats on getting to the last few steps, I hope you are excited about your culottes! Today is the big...

Winslow Culottes Sewalong
14 07 2016

Welcome back, Winslow Sewalong-ers!  Today we are going to be focusing on the crotch seam and the waistband!  Make sure you have your waistband interfaced and ready to go. With...

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...