Our Rome Collection is now available in sizes 14-30!

As we begin rolling out older patterns in extended sizing, we’re excited to announce that we now have three more patterns in

Pattern Testers Needed for Our Extended Size Range!

We have ambitious plans this year to release twelve patterns in extended sizing (seven older patterns in addition to five

Year in Review: See Ya Later 2019!

Another year has come and gone almost faster than we could blink, and before we bring 2019 to a close,

Our Annual Thanksgiver Sale is On!

Time once again for our biggest sale of the year! Our small team is so grateful for your continued support,

Everything You Wanted to Know About Our Extended Size Range

Today we launched our latest pattern, the Sienna Maker Jacket. This is the first pattern we’re releasing with extended sizing

Blazer of Glory Challenge Final Week: Buttons, Buttonholes, Topstitching!

If you are all caught up on the challenge, WOW! You made a blazer! Congratulations! This is truly some finish

Help us Expand Our Range with our Extended Sizing Survey!

Hello all! Exciting developments are happening behind the scenes here at Closet Case studio. This year we are starting work on

Blazer of Glory Challenge Week 7: Assembling & Bagging the Lining

Ok, ok, ok, hear me out. I have heard through the grapevine (instagram) that some of you are scared of

Blazer of Glory Challenge Week 6: Set in Sleeves, Shoulder Pads & Sleeveheads

If you are following along with this challenge by now you are probably starting to see a beautifully structured vest!

Blazer of Glory Challenge Week 5: Assemble Body & Sew Lapel

We are rollin’ rollin’ rollin’ along with our Blazer of Glory challenge and this week is a big one! Not

Blazer of Glory Challenge Week 4: Sew the Front, Side Panels and Welt Pockets

Yay! This week for our #blazerofglory challenge we actually start sewing! We spent the first few weeks sourcing our supplies

Blazer of Glory Challenge Week 3: Cut Fabric, Interface and Mark Pattern Pieces

Week three of our #blazerofglory challenge begins! Once you’ve got all your supplies and fabrics in order and have fine-tuned

Blazer of Glory Challenge Week 2: Gather Supplies, Fabric & Make Muslin

It is Week 2 of our #blazerofglory challenge for the Jasika Blazer and we are soooooo excited to see so many of

Introducing the Blazer of Glory Sewing Challenge!

We’ve been overwhelmed by your incredible response to our latest pattern, the Jasika Blazer. I can’t tell you how happy

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

Holiday Shipping Deadlines & Studio Hours

Hey guys! Just a quick note to let you know about our holiday hours and shipping. Our studio will be

Save 20-30% in our Annual Thanksgiver Sale!

It’s that time of year again… our annual Thanksgiver sale is here! This year has been one of HUGE exciting,

The Story Behind our New Sewist and Maker Necklaces

Do you ever get struck by an idea so intensely that you have to see it through no matter what?

Let’s Sew Some Frosting!

Many moons ago, back in the early halcyon days of sewing blogs (2012*cough*cough), Tasia (former owner of Sewaholic Patterns) coined the

Cone Mills Denim Kits Back in Stock

Last winter, the Cone Mills closed its iconic White Oak plant in North Carolina. We offered our trademark kits for

We Are Hiring!

Our small but mighty team is growing! We are looking for a new Customer Service and Shipping Coordinator to come

I’m Going to Stockholm and Want Your Tips!

Hey y’all! I’m headed to London for just over a week to teach some jean making workshops and decided to

Last Chance to Save 30% On Jean-Making Course & Jeans Patterns

We’ve had so much fun with our “No Fear New Jeans” month.  We love seeing everyone participating on Instagram and are really

Introducing No Fear Jeans Month

Today is the first day of February, the second month of 2018, and the day before my 37th birthday. It’s

Our Year in Review

I think it’s safe to say that 2017 was our most challenging year yet, in more ways than one. Looking

Join us for a Studio Warming and Christmas Party at our New Space!

Greetings! As you may know if you’ve been following us on Instagram, we just moved into our new office space!

Our Annual Thanksgiver Sale – Save 20% on Patterns, Kits and Classes

It’s our greatest pleasure to be a part of your sewing journey, and every year we like to celebrate with

Updates to our Ginger Jeans

Hey y’all – just a quick message to let you know we’ve made a few small tweaks to our Ginger

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

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

Updating Our Back Catalog with New Pattern Samples & Photography

One of the things I was most excited about with our website makeover was the opportunity to reshoot some of our

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 YEAR IN REVIEW

I always feel reflective this time of year. It’s kind of mandatory when you own a business; it’s important to

HARDWARE KITS FOR KELLY ANORAK NOW IN STOCK!

Whee! Our long awaited shipment came in yesterday from our supplier and I’m happy to say that our hardware kits

HARRY THE CAVALIER

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

BEING INTERVIEWED FOR THE SEAMWORK RADIO PODCAST

Last fall, Sarai Mitnick was in Montreal on holiday and we had a chance to finally meet. She brought her

DENIM KITS ALMOST SOLD OUT!

Hey gang – just wanted to give you a heads up that we are perilously close to selling out of

2015: YEAR IN REVIEW

I‘m sitting in our cozy airbnb in Lille and taking stock of the past year. This was the first vacation

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

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

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

RELAUNCH AND SUMMER PATTERN SALE!

Hi guys! So, this has been in the works pretty much all spring and I’m really happy to finally explain

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

UNDERSTANDING THE FABRIC INDUSTRY

Thank you everyone for being such good sports with yesterday’s April Fools prank. I hope no one got busted looking

NEW PATTERN LAUNCH: SOMETHING FOR THE GUYS!

ed: This is an April Fools post, just in case you’re stumbling on it after the fact. There are pictures

I NEED YOUR HELP!

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

(YET ANOTHER) 2014 IN REVIEW

It’s that time of year again. We take stock, look back, plan for tomorrow. It’s been a pretty exciting/scary/busy time

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

SO LONG, 2013.

It was a very good year, one I was actually a little sad to say goodbye to. I found my