Dresses

27 10 2016

My sister got married this past September and it was such a beautiful affair.  They had a weekend long event at a small resort in Squamish, BC.  The ceremony was...

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...

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...

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...

Grainline Studio Alder Shirtdress by Helen's Closet in Octopus Lawn
09 05 2016

Fabric stashes are not just made up of impulse purchases an 1/2 meter remnants.  In fact, I stash mostly fabric that I love too much to cut into.  I feel...

Seamwork Kenedy Dress by Helen's Closet
02 05 2016

I have a serious addiction to sack dresses.  This never used to be the case for me, but I can’t seem to make any other silhouette that I prefer more...

True Bias Colfax Dress by Helen's Clsoet
25 04 2016

I love when fabric in my stash is perfectly suited to a new pattern, almost like it was awaiting its fate and the time has come for it to fulfil its...

Named Inari Tee Dress by Helen's Closet
11 04 2016

It is interesting to see which patterns take off within the sewing community, some attaining something akin to household name status.  For example, you could say you made an Archer and...

Simple Sundress by Helens Closet Sewing
08 02 2016

We are back from an absolutely dreamy week camping on the beach in sunny Baja, Mexico!  All of my pre-trip sewing paid off big time, I had so much fun wearing...

Helen's Closet Sallie Dress and Hollyburn Skirt by Closet Case Files and Sewaholic Patterns
27 11 2015

A couple of months ago, I did a guest post on Closet Case Files about my short Sallie Dress variation.  I love the way that dress turned out and I...

Helen's Closet Davie Dress by Sewaholic Patterns
20 11 2015

You guys, the Davie Dress by Sewaholic Patterns is serious business.  It is one of the most flattering, comfortable, and versatile garments I have made to date, and I'm kicking myself...

Sallie Dress by Helen's Closet
22 09 2015

I am so excited to have finally made a knit garment AND to get to share it on Heather’s Blog, Closet Case Files. Head on over there to check out...

11 09 2015

From the moment I saw this dress I knew it was going to be a perfect fit for me.  I absolutely adore shirtdresses and this one is so beautifully designed...

Dixie DIY Bonnel Dress by Helen's Closet
04 09 2015

Ohhhhh man, this dress.  I was really stoked to make the Bonnel, after seeing so many cute ones pop up over the summer!  It is a relatively easy pattern with unique side-cut...

Gertie's Sultry Sheath by Helen's Closet
24 07 2015

If you don't already have Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing and you are at all interested in vintage silhouettes, I highly recommend you pick up a copy.  I was...