Helena's "In Stitches"

Helena's "In Stitches" in Warfield specializes in Alterations, Custom Window Blinds and Draperies

As a gem hidden in the Kootenays, Helena's "In Stitches" first opened its doors in 1998 in Warfield. Helena Edmison, owner, has spent many years centred around sewing and providing exceptional—above and beyond—service to every client, adding that personal touch of quality and care.


From the treadle sewing machine (foot-pressed technique) to the computerized Janome sewing machine, Helena does it all.

Planning a wedding—take the stress out of the most meaningful day of your life.

Leave all alterations up to Helena! Her wisdom and extensive knowledge allow her to fit and alter the wedding gown and the outfits of the entire wedding party.

Is graduation just around the corner?

Bring your grad dress into Helena's "In Stitches" for tailoring and custom alterations—let your dress fit you perfectly on your special day.

Helena's "In Stitches" isn't just about offering seamstress services!

Window blinds and draperies

Does your home or office require custom blinds or custom draperies?

Trust Helena to accurately record window measurements, help you choose from samples, explain how each blind operates, order your choices, install the custom blinds and draperies and back up the warranty.

Discounts are offered on custom blinds during the spring and autumn season—call Helena for further details.

Be sure to inquire about replacement draperies for RVs and campers.

Did you know?

Helena's "In Stitches" sells traverse drapery rods.

Read more about blinds by clicking on Habitat Blinds and Shading Systems and Graber.

Alterations • Tailoring • Seamstress • Hemming • Custom Window Blinds • Window Draperies • Valences

Custom window blinds include:

  • Cellular
  • Pleated
  • Roller solar shades
  • Vertical
  • Wood—2 inches and 2.5 inches
  • Faux wood—2 inches and 2.5 inches
  • Roman—custom handmade

Custom draperies products and services offered:

  • Residential and commercial blinds
  • Sample books—an extensive selection of draperies to choose from
  • Replacement draperies for RVs and campers
  • Drapery rods
  • Traverse rods—can be ordered and repaired
  • Traverse rods—Helena will restring
  • Window measurements
  • Operations of blinds—how they work
  • Online ordering
  • Installations
  • Warranty

Seamstress services offered:

  • Standard alterations—sleeves, pants, suits, suit jackets and outfits
  • Graduation dresses—tailoring and alterations
  • Wedding gowns—tailoring and alterations
  • Wedding party fittings
  • Home decor—pillows, shams, duvet covers, bed skirts
  • Zipper repair and replacement

Services offered:

  • Free delivery—within the Trail and Warfield vicinity
  • Delivery—charges apply to long-distance travels
  • Free estimates
  • Special or custom orders
  • In-home consultations
Hours of operation

Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday


Helena Edmison

First year in business


Payment options

Cheque, Cash

Brands and suppliers

Graber (Springs), Habitat Blinds, Ontrack, Janome, Unique Fine Fabrics, Reflections, Unique, Everyday Lux


Get in touch

Samples of draperies in red, gray and brown tones

Sample books—an extensive selection of draperies to choose from—Helena's In Stitches.

a yellow measuring tape under the bosom of a mannequin wearing a dress

Bring your grad dress into Helena's In Stitches for tailoring and custom alterations.

a lady pinning the back of a dress for alterations

As a gem hidden in the Kootenays, Helena's In Stitches opened its doors in Warfield, 1998.

measuring tape around the hips of a lady wearing a strapless white gown

Helena Edmison, owner of Helena's In Stitches, spent many years centered around sewing.

a woman measuring horizontal blinds with a measuring tape and a mannequin with a pink measuring tape over its shoulder area

Trust Helena's seamstress abilities to accurately record window measurements.