Introducing the Elodie Wrap Dress pattern!

I know we’re not supposed to pick favourites, but our newest design, the Elodie Wrap Dress pattern in sizes 0-30, is definitely taking up a lot of space in our hearts right now. Flowy and romantic with lovely details, it’s…

Touch Your Hair: And Other Tips for Aspiring Models

Hey y’all, Amy here! Over the years of working at Closet Core, we have really refined our photoshoots. It’s gotten to the point where Heather and I can have a fully unrelated conversation about just about anything while capturing a…

It’s a New Era: Say Hello to Closet Core Patterns

Big news from us today, as we say goodbye to Closet Case Patterns and hello to Closet CORE Patterns. Core = the essential, enduring, innermost part. Closet Core = the beloved pieces you reach for day after day. Closet Core…

Ice Dyeing Magic: the Ariana Dress from Style Arc

You know how sometimes you hoard a special fabric for years and years and years while waiting for the right pattern and the right moment, and every time you see it in your stash cabinet you feel guilty, like the…

A Midi Fiore Skirt for Summer

Popping in with a quick summer project I’ve mean meaning to sew for a while now – a midi length Fiore skirt! Simple as can be and quick as a bunny to sew up, it’s definitely become one of my…


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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