Shirts

Tessuti Kate Top by Helen's Closet
05 09 2016

One of the things that has become apparent to me while constructing my me-made wardrobe is that I am lacking basic tops to pair with my me-made bottoms!  I have made...

Sewaholic Saltspring Tank Top by Helen's Closet
29 08 2016

I have been combing through my stash this summer and organizing, cataloging, and evaluating fabrics.  It is overwhelming to look at them alL, but not any more overwhelming than having...

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....

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...

Wool Sewaholic Hollyburn Skirt by Helen's Closet
14 03 2016

I finally got around to making another Hollyburn!  You know when you finish a new project and you say “I am definitely going to make this again”, but then other...

Grainline Studio Archer Button Up by Helens Closet
29 02 2016

I finally sewed an Archer Button Up!  It’s been in my pattern stash for months and has been getting pushed back in favour of easier or more exciting projects (ooo,...

Grainline Studio Lark Tee by Helen's Closet
01 02 2016

I made another striped top!  Shocking, I know.  It may be a bit on the boring side, but I like balancing out more complex sewing projects like my recent Cascade...

Tessuti Mandy Boat Tee by Helen's Closet
18 01 2016

I have been experimenting a lot with different fabrics and prints lately, but I also know my personal style and there is nothing I enjoy wearing more than a simple striped...

Kate Top by Tessuti Patterns - Sewing by Helen's Closet
08 12 2015

Sometimes it’s fun to make summer clothes in the winter, just so you can dream of those warm days when you’ll be wearing them again!  It can be difficult to...

Helen's Closet Negroni Shirt
30 10 2015

This week I’m delighted to bring you a menswear special! Two Negroni shirts modelled by my dear friend and sewing buddy (who is also his own person and so much...

Sutton Blouse by Helen's Closet
09 10 2015

I love a good loose-fitting blouse for everyday work wear.  Something I can put on with my skinny jeans that will look professional enough without being constricting or fussy.  The...

Lark Tees by Helen's Closet
25 09 2015

As many of you know, I am completely taken with sewing knits since my first knit success, the Sallie Dress.  I wanted to keep my excitement going this week by...

Flamingo Flutter Top Helen's Closet
31 07 2015

Since the heat wave hit Vancouver, I’ve been feeling a lack of loose fitting tank tops in my wardrobe. The kind of shirts that feel like you're not wearing a...

Sewaholic Granville Shirt by Helen's Closet
17 07 2015

Button up shirts have always intimidated me.  I think its because they have to fit so nicely from top to bottom, not like a skirt or dress that can flare...