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Fabric Love {Curiosities by Jeni Baker} and a Giveaway!

Friday, Jul 31 - posted by Emily

Art Gallery Fabrics

This post is sponsored by Art Gallery Fabrics.  All fabrics used in this post were provided by Art Gallery.  All ideas and opinions are my own

As sewists we can all agree that we absolutely positively have a love of fabric!  Fabric is what binds us {and our garments}, and when we find a fabric that we love it’s hard to stop us from sewing up everything we can get our hands on, or stashing it away and treating it like a prized possession! 


When I saw Art Gallery's newest line, Curiosities by Jeni Baker, I got a little giddy and may have sat staring at my computer screen for a few too many moments, dreaming up what these fabulous fabrics could...


Introducing: The Baby Clara Set {ruffle bodice top, bloomers, and knit shorties}

Wednesday, Jul 29 - posted by Emily

You asked and we listened.  You’ve been begging us for patterns for the under 2 crowd for a while now, and we finally felt like the time was right.  Please welcome our first baby pattern to the VFT family.  Introducing Baby Clara. 

baby clara

This is the same pattern as the original Clara Top and Shorts that was released a few weeks ago and includes all the pieces you originally loved!  The ruffled bodice top, bloomer, and knit shorties are all included in sizes that will make your little ladies look just as lovely as your bigger girls!

 flutter topruffled bodice

Baby Clara will include sizes 0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 12-18, and 18-24...


Clover Bias Tape Makers {Review & Giveaway}

Thursday, Jul 23 - posted by Emily


{products for review and giveaway were provided by Clover}


You walk into your local sewing shop and start browsing.  You are immediately overwhelmed by the amount of little tools they have.  You see helpers for this kind of project and tools for that, and you think to yourself, "do I really need that?"  Well, I am here to answer that question once and for all!

Bias tape makers have been around for a while now, but the real question is do we really need them?  Do they make enough of a difference to spend extra money on them, especially when we could just put those few dollars towards that gorgeous fabric we've been swooning over?  Or maybe you'd rather just buy your bias tape.  Maybe the whole process of making your own is just too tedious and you end...


Season Inspiration {Summer Edition}

Friday, Jul 17 - posted by Emily

summer inspiration photo

As a mom of 3 I adore the lazy days of summer, where bedtime is late and the days are long.  Where the days are hot and filled with sand, water and memory making.  With summer in full swing now it’s time we talk about what is hot, and I’m not talking about the sun!  This summer, everywhere I look I see blue and white.  It is slowly taking over as the go to pairing.  We are still seeing black and white as a trend this season, but a fresher and less stark pairing of blue and white is creeping up and looking fabulous.

Blue and White Umbrellas

Meet the New Violette Field Threads Team!

Tuesday, Jun 30 - posted by Ericka

2015 has proven to be such a momentous year for us here at Violette Field Threads.  We've been diligently working behind the scenes, and we've accomplished many of the goals we've set for the year (and some surpassed). Introducing tjhe VFT Design Team


Our customers and fans are our number one priority, so we're so happy to finally share with you a project we've had brewing for months! Since the inception of Violette Field Threads in May 2011, Jessica and I have been the sole pattern designers.  We work together as a team to create each and every pattern that is currently offered in our shop. While we absolutely plan to continue our design work (at the same rate that we do now), we are also excited to expand our team of designers! This means additional designs available each...