2020 Year In Review

Hey y’all! Amy here. I’m not sure I can put a unique spin on summing up 2020. Is there a person on this planet who doesn’t expect 2021 to be at least a little bit “better” than this year has…

2020 Gift Guide for Makers

Hi y’all! Amy here. I absolutely cannot believe I am putting together another gift guide! This weird year has both dragged on and flew by and I have officially lost all sense of time. We are facing a holiday season…

Keep your Pup Warm with our Free Dog Coat Pattern!

Hello! Amy here. Just in time for American Thanksgiving… it’s been a while since we released a free pattern and we are SO excited to share this one: a free dog coat pattern (#closetcoredogcoat)! We have been wanting to do…

Create Your Own Custom Prints with Ice Dyeing!

Yes, more dyeing tutorials! We just can’t get enough (if you haven’t yet, check out our past posts on tub dyeing with fiber reactive dyes, basics of natural dyeing and dyeing with avocados). Today’s tutorial is likely our most requested,…


Hi! I'm Heather Lou, a pattern designer and sewing educator for the modern maker. At Closet Core Patterns, we transform your imagination into step-by-step implementation that helps you create a wardrobe you love - not one you're limited to buying off the rack.

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