Friday
Jul 11

by Ericka

Mommy & Me Pattern Month!

We are so excited to have so many Mommy & Me pattern sets that we have decided to devote a whole month to these looks!  

Each weekend for next four weeks we will have Mommy & Me Specials!  Two Mommy & Me Patterns Sets will be reduced to $12.00 per set!  Want to save more? Bundle the sets and receive all four patterns for $20.00!!!!  That is $5.00 per pattern.

This weekend you can save on Estelle & Ellie:

Thursday
Jul 10

by Ericka

Vivienne: Girl on the Move

 
We always love seeing how the visionaries of our world put their spin on our patterns. To introduce our recent Vivienne Misses we asked two, talented bloggers to take our pattern and work their magic. The outcome was beautiful! They truly showed what it means to be a creative woman in the crafting world.
Our first blog feature was Alexis of My Sweet Sunshine. Her Vivienne post featured...

Thursday
Jul 10

by Jessica

Fabric Love: Gleeful Blog Hop!

Today we get to share one of our favorite things with you: New Fabric!!!  We were thrilled when Caroline, of Sew Caroline fame, asked us to join in the blog hop promotion of her new fabric line: Gleeful!!! 

Gleeful evokes exactly what you would expect from the name: happiness!  The crisp primary colors and fun prints are absolutely perfect for children's clothing. Gleeful is soft and the colors are saturated, which is what we have come to expect from Art Gallery Fabrics.

We decided that this...

Wednesday
Jul 02

by Ericka

Welcome back, The Whitney Trousers

Guess who is back? After the Whitney Trousers' initial release we noticed a large crowd of followers hoping for their return. Well, we heard you guys! The Whitney Trousers are back and now more amazing than ever.

 

Most importantly, we took a second look at each piece and found an even more tailored fit for all sizes. We are quite sure we don't have to reassure you how great that is! We also, implemented new construction techniques to ensure falttering pleats every time. We had the idea to also turn the design...

Thursday
Jun 19

by Jessica

Trinket Thursday

It's Thursday, TGIT! This week our Trinket Thursday giveaway is a gift for the true crafty girl. Mollie Makes is an amazing publication that we love, love, love. We typically keep up strictly online so we were very excited to get our hands on the print publication.
Hence, this week's Trinket Thursday! We created a Violette Field Thread certified bundle with the most current edition of Mollie Makes (filled with their goodies too) as well as our Rosalind and Ava Felt Flower Headbands Kits. Both necessary for summer, pool side...

Thursday
Jun 19

by Jessica

Bundle UP: The Ultimate Steal

 We are very pleased to announce an exciting new event for you guys! Violette Field Threads recently joined an impressive lineup that all together make the Bundle UP team. This event will begin tomorrow, we are so pleased to be collaborating with such great designers. And of course, any way we can slide our fans a great snag! We are featuring our newest Piper Misses pattern in the Bundle UP offer...

  
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Thursday
Jun 12

by Jessica

Trinket Thursday

 

If I ever decided to design a line of bags and accessories, I could only hope that they would be as precious as one of my favorite lines, Disaster Designs. They are totally my style. Based in the UK, they are design dynamite. One of my most favorite bags I've ever bought is made by them. I spotted this gorgeous bag on a trip overseas and foolishly didn't buy it then.  I immediately regretted it and searched high and low once on the internet once I came home.  They are...

Tuesday
Jun 10

by Jessica

Blog Lovin: happy together

Our final stop on the Piper Blog Tour is Mrs. Jessica Fediw of happy together! We are sad that this collaborative time is coming to an end but we will have more coming soon! You know the saying, go out with a bang? Well, Bang! Jessica's post features our Piper pattern as a sleeveless top! Yep, you heard us right sleeveless! Jessica is our Cajun blogger and says sleeveless is the only way to go during a Louisiana summer. Well we are happy she did because we know you guys will love the...

Thursday
Jun 05

by Jessica

Trinket Thursday

Last year at Quilt Con, Ericka and I picked up matching pin cushions that we could not imagine living without! We bought ours from the very talented Leslie of Stitch Lab in Austin, TX.  Little accents can make all the difference in the feel of your sewing room! Since it is something that is absolutely necessary, why not make it adorable? 
 So for this week's Trinket Thursday we searched for the cutest pin cushion we could find! And here it is...

 Enter the Rafflecopter below to enter to win this...

Thursday
Jun 05

by Jessica

Blog Lovin: Sweeter than Cupcakes

Another stop, another amazing Piper! We cannot begin to explain how exciting it is to see how all of these amazing ladies have recreated our Piper pattern. Today's Piper post is by the talented Courtney Davis of Sweeter than Cupcakes. Courtney conquers crafting and motherhood with ease and her blog testifies to that! Sweeter than Cupcakes features everything from weekend crafts to new recipes to pattern reviews. She is truly a woman of all trades! 

We asked Courtney to join our Piper team and we are very happy we did so. Her post...

Monday
Jun 02

by Jessica

Blog Lovin: Welcome to the Mouse House

We have yet another amazing blogger to share with you guys today. Welcome to the Mouse House is a craft and sewing blog written by Hayley Crouse, a 33-year-old stay at home Mom with a lot of creativity. Hayley brings so much joy and life to the words of her blog. Each post, reflects her own personal style (which is amazing) while actually keeping it personal. After finishing each post, you feel as if you learned something new about her adorable life and family. She is also not afraid of telling of some of the...

Thursday
May 29

by Jessica

Trinket Thursday

  
We love everything Nate Berkus does! This week's Trinket Thursday giveaway is a pair of these amazing gold shears. We have a feeling you might have been eyeing as well. These are a great way to spice up the ordinary. Enter to win and they could inspire an entire sewing room shake up! Just a reminder, every Thursday we will upload a new gift we picked out just for one of you! All you have to do is answer the question and post your answer in the Rafflecopter section below this...

Thursday
May 29

by Jessica

Blog Lovin: Sew Caroline

 

We LOVE the blog Sew Caroline! We recently met up with Caroline Hulse at Quilt Market and it was so exciting to meet  the voice behind one of our favorite blogs. Caroline's lifestyle blog is based out of Texas and she creates anything and everything homemade. She truly leads a creative lifestyle, we're inspired! 

Caroline's blog is the second stop on our Piper Blog Tour. She went with a playful polka dot fabric and incorporated lace to keep the feminine feel of the Piper. It is perfect summer ensemble and we love her photography! Click...

Tuesday
May 27

by Jessica

Blog Lovin: iCandy handmade

 

We recently sent our Piper Misses pattern to a few of our favorite bloggers. They are each adding their own magical touches and we are so excited to see what they come up with! Our first stop on the Piper Blog Tour is an amazing blog, iCandy handmade. Autie, one part of the dynamic duo that make this blogging pair, did an amazing job! Click here to read about her process and see all of her beautiful photographs. And if you don't already,...

Friday
May 23

by Jessica

Friday Favorites <3

Long weekend, can we get a HALLELUJAH! It has been so crazy recovering from our travels and we are so thrilled for a little time off. Here are some fun projects and ideas that you can follow and take on this weekend. We wish everyone a safe and beautiful time with friends and family! Use these ideas and go seize your time! How are you spending your few days off? Let us know below! 
Xoxo, 
Ericka and Jessica 

 

Thursday
May 22

by Jessica

Introducing: Trinket Thursday

 
We love giveaways! And we love making our readers happy! We are always brainstorming ways to share what we love with our fans. It is the small things that count, right?
That being said we are so excited to introduce a new, fun series called Trinket Thursday! Every Thursday we will upload a new gift we picked out just for one of you! All you have to do is  answer whatever question we come up with that week and post your answer in the Rafflecopter...

Wednesday
May 07

by Ericka

Introducing: Piper Misses

The day has finally come!  We are happy to announce that the Piper pattern is now available in Misses' sizes! The pre-release feedback has been so amazing and we have been so eager for release day to arrive. The Piper pattern is now being offered in women's sizes in both top and dress options.

We are very excited for you too see the hard work that has gone into the drafting of Piper Misses.  We feel that we have taken our pattern drafting to a new level and have included everything you would...

Friday
May 02

by Jessica

Friday Favorites <3

Coral has swiftly become one of our go-to, summer shades! It is feminine yet playful, just like us! Add a little mint (our favorite) or gold and you have an effortlessly, whimsical look we adore.

We are in major preparation mode for the 2014 Quilt Market! We have been brain storming for weeks trying to come up with an inviting theme for our booth! While searching for inspiration for the décor, color scheme, and highlights for our booth we were drawn to the beauties found below. We wanted to share them with our fans in hopes they could inspire you too! So here are some of the...

Wednesday
Apr 30

by Ericka

Fiona Sew-Along Part Four- Finishing as a Top

Ok,  i realize that i am sooooo totally behind on this Sew Along!  I am blaming it on quilt market prep :)  I promise i will get caught up!  Check out the new timeline at the end of the post!  
Today our Sew Along is for those of you who would like to make your Fiona a top! The Fiona top serves as the perfect fun, summer garment. We are in the final steps now and we are so excited to preview your hard work so soon!
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Friday
Apr 25

by Jessica

Friday Favorites <3

    
  
  
  

Life is about creating yourself

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Wednesday
Apr 16

by Ericka

Fiona Sew-Along Part Three: Finishing the Bodice

Today we begin Part Three of the Fiona Sew-Along! Our last post we finished work on the dress basics; straps, ties & button loops. As you may recall we are making two Fiona pieces, the top & the dress. So whichever you are following along with, we will be making your bodice today! One step closer...Don't forget to grab your Fiona Paper or PDF Pattern to refer to as well!
For those of you who may be just now joining us I wanted to fill...

Friday
Apr 11

by Jessica

Exciting News: Vivienne Blouse & Skirt Now Sold as Set!

The Vivienne skirt has been one of our best sellers since it's introduction! To make this Violette Field Threads classic even better, we have decided to add to this popular pattern. We are excited to announce that we will *now* be offering our favorite pairing piece, the adorable blouse shown below, with the Vivienne skirt to make one complete outfit!
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This sweet blouse features a delicate ruffle around the center gathered neckline.  The blouse is loosely fitted, with the sleeves and bottom of the blouse cinched in with shirring.  The shirring makes this blouse sweet...

Tuesday
Apr 08

by Jessica

Retail Sample Sharing Program

We are so excited to announce our very first Sample Sharing Program for retail stores carrying Violette Field Threads paper patterns! This program allows each participant to become the home to one of our Violette Field Threads pieces for 4 months! We have a gallery of sample options to choose from and will ship your choice to your retail location for display! It will come with several lookbooks and other fun goodies, great for filling bare counter space.
This will be a fun and easy way to brighten any store, not to mention...

Friday
Apr 04

by Ericka

Fiona Sew-Along Part Two: Straps, Side Ties & Button Loops

Are you ready to start sewing?!  Today we are going to begin our project and work on the basics; straps, ties & buttons loops. These are components that will go into our dress or top bodice. I will be creating two Fiona's, one top & one dress.  First up is my Fiona Top!
Hopefully over the past couple of days you have chosen your fabric and cut out your pattern and fabric. I am working off of the Fiona Paper Pattern, if however you used...