Jasika Blazer Tester Round-up

Hey y’all! Just popping in to show you some of our tester makes for the Jasika Blazer. This was an

Sewist Spotlight and Pattern Muse: Jasika Nicole

The internet can be a wonderful place. How I else would I get to meet the ebullient, charming and hilarious

Styling Inspiration for the Jasika Blazer

Hey guys, Amy here! We have been all blazers all the time for a while prepping for the launch of

The Ultimate List of Independent Online Fabric Stores!!

Hello everyone! Amy here. I have been putting together this fabric store list…forever. The problem with it being, it’s never

How to KonMari your Sewing Space

Hey guys, Amy here. January is inevitably a time of organization. Tidying, cleaning, resetting bad habits, resolutions! The new year

DIY Ironing Board & Mobile Pressing Station

Hey all, Amy here. So we have been busy, busy, bees around the studio getting everything prepped for our latest

Surviving Winter: Layering for Warmth

Hi all, Amy here. Thus far in Montreal, 2019 has been, in a word, cold. Heather showed you how to

Our Favourite Makes of the Year!

Hello! Amy here. As 2018 is winding to a close we are looking back on the year and more importantly,

2018: Year in Review

It’s been another thrilling year of growth, change and challenge ’round these parts. 2018 felt like my first really grown-up

The Ultimate Scrap Busting Project: DIY Pouf Pattern!

Hi all, Amy here! If you are a regular on this blog you know we did a series of scrap

How to Wear a Velvet Jumpsuit

Amy here. A few weeks ago Heather shared her velvet Amy Jumpsuit and we couldn’t stop brainstorming different ways you

Announcing the #SewFrosting Challenge Winners!!

Hi everyone! This #sewfrosting challenge has been a wild ride! I never expected it would take off quite as it

Tips for Sewing with Velvet

Hi there. Amy here, just popping in to talk about velvet. As George Costanza admitted, “I would drape myself in

Our Holiday Gift Guide for Makers

Hi there, Amy here. On instagram we asked you what your absolute must-have sewing books, tools and fun extras for

Sewing Frosting with Closet Case Patterns

Hello all! Amy here. I imagine by now many of you are knee deep in your frosting projects (right guys?!).

#SewFrosting Inspo from the Runway

Hey y’all, Amy here. By now I would imagine most of you have heard about the #sewfrosting challenge. Heather and

No-Sew Reusable Beeswax Food Wraps

Hey y’all, Amy here. We are still on a scrap busting mission over here at the studio and this latest

Easy Tutorial: Make Your Own Reusable Snack Bags

Hey there, Amy here. August is stash busting/zero waste month over here at Closet Case HQ (see our tutorial on

Zero Waste Reusable Produce Bags // Sewing Tutorial

Hey guys, Amy here. I don’t know where you are but let me tell you, here in Montreal IT IS

Fabric Suggestions for the Fiona Sundress

Hola! Today we’re going to share some fabric options for the Fiona Sundress. Luckily there are lots of choices for

Fiona Sundress Tester Round-up

Hey y’all! We expanded our tester group while we were working on our Fiona Sundress, and thought we’d share some

Summer Pattern Round-Up

The summer is only officially beginning this week here in Montreal but already we have had plenty of hot weather.

How to Install Overall Buckles & Hardware

Hey guys, Amy here. So, you’re trucking along, making your Jenny Overalls and they turned out great! You made a

Free Pattern Alert! Make our Serger & Sewing Machine Cover

Hi all! Amy here. I am so excited to share this beautiful studio DIY with you; a custom serger and

Runway Inspiration: Patchwork and Quilting Trends

Hey y’all, Amy here. One of my favourite things to do in the depths of winter (when Spring seems far

Installing Jeans Hardware with an Industrial Hand Press

We are wrapping up #nofearnewjeans but as many of you intrepid sewists are still hard at work on your jeans, we thought

Repairing Jeans with Invisible Mending

It’s such a bummer when your favourite jeans finally succumb to the fate of all pants and rip through the

How to Fix Ripped Jeans with Visible Mending // Sashiko and Denim Patches

Hey guys! Our new team member Amy will be showing you how to fix ripped jeans with some great denim