Tessuti Kate Top by Helen's Closet

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Tessuti Kate Top #2

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 some … Read More

Sewaholic Saltspring Tank Top by Helen's Closet

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Summer Saltspring Tank

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 no … Read More

Itch to Stitch Mila Shirt by Helen's Closet

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Mila Shirt for Mom

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 say … Read More

Wool Sewaholic Hollyburn Skirt by Helen's Closet

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Mustard Wool Hollyburn

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 projects … Read More

Grainline Studio Lark Tee by Helen's Closet

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Striped Lark Tee

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 Duffle … Read More

Tessuti Mandy Boat Tee by Helen's Closet

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Striped Mandy Boat Tee

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 top. … Read More

Kate Top by Tessuti Patterns - Sewing by Helen's Closet

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Tessuti Kate Top

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 resist … Read More