Look, September kicked my butt. I was late on two pattern tests, purely because I forgot when they were due… I’ve been telling Jamie every weekend that I’ll sew him pants, and 4 weeks later, I haven’t yet… and I only blogged 3 projects in September, all of which were sewn in August! The shift back from summer holidays is  hard one, so I’m grateful that Canadian Thanksgiving has given me a weekend to get my head on straight!

With that, here’s an autumn project I sewed in summer!

Helen's Closet Elliot Sweater

It’s the new Helen’s Closet Elliot sweater and tee! There were a bunch of little tweaks to the pattern after testing, but I’ve also sewn up the new version and found the fit quite similar. It’s a modern boxy raglan, with options for t-shirt neckline, the half-height collar I did here, and a full height collar for maximum snuggliness.

Helen's Closet Elliot Sweater

I sewed this version in a stable... [read more]