Heather Lou

Hi there! I'm Heather Lou, founder of Closet Core Patterns and Core Fabrics. Sewing is my life and my passion, and I care deeply about making beautiful clothes that last. Loves: french seams and thread basting. Loathes: pinking shears and seam ripping.

Meet the Terrazzo Dress, Our Crew Pattern for July!

Mastering the Twin Needle

Meet the Travertine Knit Set, Our Crew Pattern for June!

Our Crewmate of the Month: Meet Zuzanna!

Marble Shell Top Pattern | Closet Core Crew | Sizes 0-32

Seven Tips for Sewing Perfect Facings

Meet the Marble Top, Our Crew Pattern for May!

Welcome Deer & Doe to the Closet Core Family!

Meet the Mica Dress, Our Crew Pattern for April!

Our Crewmate of the Month: Meet Monica!

Heather's Fran Pajamas

Meet the Alabaster Top, Our Crew Pattern for March!

How To Orient + Sew Striped Fabrics for Button-Up Shirts

Jenna Button Up Shirt + Dress Pattern in Sizes XXS-4X // Closet Core Patterns

Sew the Ultimate Buttonup with our New Jenna Shirt Pattern + Online Shirtmaking Class!

How to Add Raw + Exposed Seams to Your Garments

Meet the Sandstone Jacket, Our Crew Pattern for February!

The Marine Top Two Ways (+ How to Get Marine For FREE!)

Marine Breton Top Pattern / Closet Core Crew

How to Match Stripes for Knit Fabrics

How to Clean Your Iron

Meet Our New Fit Concierge: Gabby Brown

How to Clean Your Sewing Machine

Meet the Onyx Pants, Our Crew Pattern for January 2024!

Meet the Rose Blouse, Our Crew Pattern for December!

The Best Fabrics for Sewing Pajamas!

Fran Pajamas// Closet Core Patterns

Get Cozy in the Fran Pajamas, our latest Closet Core Pattern!

Meet the Moonlight Dress, Our Crew Pattern for November!

Our New Pants Making Workshop + Jenny in 14-32 + Free Pattern Bonus!

Meet the Graphite Dress + Top, Our Crew Pattern for October!

Meet the Butterscotch Bag, our September Pattern for Crew!

Meet the Marine Breton Top, our August Pattern for Crew!

Meet the Poppy Camp Shorts, our July Pattern for Crew (Plus get our latest free pattern!)

Jo Dress and Jumpsuit | Closet Core Crew

A Full Video Sewalong for the Jo Dress + Jumpsuit!

Introducing the Jo Dress + Jumpsuit

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