Introducing the Maker Journal

A few weeks ago I mentioned switching up our weekly Sunday blog post format. For the past few years, I’ve

Dior Haute Couture: a Magical Fashion Exhibit in Paris

Perhaps the most memorable thing that happened on my recent trip to France was the Dior Haute Couture exhibit at

Kelly Anorak Lining Pattern Expansion Update

Hi y’all. Just a quick message to let you know that after some customer feedback this week, we have updated

The Value of Switching it Up (Your Input Needed!)

Hi, you. I feel like it’s been a while since we had a real conversation. I surprised myself when I

Refreshing Our Brand

Thank you deeply for the enthusiastic response to our new website design! We’ve been working on it for months and

Rebranded! A Big Facelift for Closet Case Patterns

Ah! Today is a big day for us. I feel like I just built a new house and am inviting

ANNOUNCING THE PRESALE FOR OUR LATEST ONLINE WORKSHOP: SEW YOUR DREAM JEANS!

Today is a little thrilling for me because I am bringing you something really personal and thisclose to my heart,

END OF YEAR SURVEY (WITH A GIVEAWAY!)

Happy 2017 everyone! I hope you are having as much fun as I am planning the year to come. We

A Holiday Gift Guide for Sewists & Knitters

It’s already December. The time, WHERE DOES IT GO? I’ve been gearing up for the holidays and had so much

HARRY THE CAVALIER

This year, after a lot of thought, consideration, agonizing, Petfinder stalking, training book reading and general obsessing, I got a

EXCHANGE RATE REBATE FOR CANADIANS

Attention Canadians! I know the dollar is extremely depressing right now and I’ve received a few emails asking for Canadian pricing.

WE’RE HIRING!

It’s been a crazy busy year and we need a little more help around the studio to grow Closet Case

PRINTED PATTERNS ARE ON THE WAY!

It’s been a crazy year, and if I’ve been a little cagey about what I’ve been up to, it’s just

CONE DENIM KITS ARE BACK (FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!)

Exciting news! Jennifer from Workroom Social and I are offering our exclusive Cone Mills Denim kits once again for a

BACK FROM VACATION!

Oh, it’s so nice to be back! As you may know, I went on a rather long and epic journey

SEWING INDIE MONTH // AN INTERVIEW WITH SEAMSTRESS ERIN

Today I’m happy to share a wee interview I did with my pal Seamstress Erin. We met when she interviewed me a

THE PATTERN THAT CHANGED MY LIFE

Hey y’all! This week I shared the “Pattern That Changed My Life” on one of my favourite blogs, While She

SERGER REVIEW: THE JUKI MO654DE

You may remember that I was on the hunt for a good serger this spring. My Brother 1034D was having

UNDERSTANDING DENIM FABRIC IN SEAMWORK MAGAZINE

Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canucks and Happy Hump Day to the rest of you! Just a quick post

GINGER JEANS EN FRANÇAIS!

Happy Monday everyone. Just a quick announcement today: the Ginger Jeans pattern is now available in French! I’ve found an

CONE MILL DENIM IS BACK (LIMITED TIME ONLY)!

Well, I have some very exciting news for you today. Due to popular demand, our Cone Mills denim is BACK

I NEED YOUR HELP!

edit: Than you to everyone who participated! I received over a thousand responses and it will take some time to

WELCOME TO THE NEW CLOSET CASE FILES!

Hello friends! I’m so excited to finally show you my new blog. Switching to my own domain name has been

SEW SO SO GRATEFUL!

Hello friends. I’ve just come back from a restorative, romantic weekend in a rustic little cabin (followed by an evening

MY NEW LOVER MAN

Say hello to my new lover. HELLO LOVER. Did you think I was going to inundate you with photos of

RALPH PINK PATTERNS + GIVEAWAY *CLOSED*

I stumbled on Ralph Pink Patterns a few years ago. Back then, the site offered a mix of corset and

Help a Sewist Out // Sewing with Chiffon

Sewing with %$#@ing chiffon. Gosh darn you straight to the beautiful, florescent fuchsia hell you came from. Seducing me with