Tag: Helen’s Closet

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Best Patterns for Quilting Cotton

Among some of the best patterns for quilting cotton are actual wearable garments. Wait, sewing clothes with quilting cotton?! Is that allowed??? Uh, yes! Yes! YES! Quilting cotton isn’t usually what people consider for making clothes. It’s stiffer than typical garment fabric. And some people will try to tell you …
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Recapping an Awesome Project Sew My Style March 2019

Now that it’s April, us March leaders for Project Sew My Style 2019 are passing the baton to the next group of badass ladies. They’re tackling trousers this month, so if you were ever going to attempt to make a pair, now is that time! Let’s look back on Cardigan …
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Project #SewMyStyle2019 March Blogger Team & Patterns

We’re all caught up with the first two months of Project #SewMyStyle2019, so let’s talk about March! We’re featuring two cardigans this month, and our blogger team is going gangbusters on them. I’m thrilled to be part of that team, and joined by these amazing bloggers: Jess Zimmerman, Sierra Burrell, and Mac …
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Sewing Fail: Helen’s Closet Elliot Sweater Pattern Review

The Elliot Sweater from Helen’s Closet is a great basic pattern. It’s a boxy raglan sleeve top with either a regular neckband or cowl/turtleneck option. It has such great potential. It just wasn’t great ON me. But don’t worry. I won’t let that color my review of the pattern. Plus …
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Pretty in Pink Denim – Helen’s Closet York

Continuing on my fangirl-dom for all things Helen’s Closet, here’s yet another one of the makes I whipped up the course of a week. This time, the York Pinafore. I don’t remember how old I was when I last wore a pinafore dress. I do remember wearing overalls in the …
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Summer Topper – Helen’s Closet Suki Kimono

Warning: both of my posts this week are going to be about Helen’s Closet patterns. Fan girl much? I am not ashamed! My adoration for Helen’s Closet started about a year ago when I discovered her Weekly Wednesday updates. So when the 2018 #sewmystyle projects were revealed and I saw …
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June18 Recap

All of the sewing for this month took place in exactly 19 days. Somehow I managed to finish 8 entire garments in less than 3 weeks and I’m pretty proud of that. They were all relatively easy garments, of course. And one was started last month, which I guess is a …

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