{Introduction} Sewing with Denim

Hey sewing friends! I'd like to begin the New Year with several series to help you build confidence in sewing apparel and to encourage you to try new things. First up, we'll be taking a look at sewing with denim! Let's start by learning a little bit about denim and taking a look at various…

{Friday Favorites} Summer Fabric Edition

Hey all!!! I constantly see posts in the Violette Field Threads Facebook Group and other groups about what fabrics are trending, where to buy seasonal prints, etc. So, I thought I would start rounding up my favorites each week and share with you all what is hot, coming soon or should be in your cart NOW! Because…

Fall Collection by VFT with Bari J

I set a goal for myself last year to send our kindergartener to school with at least one piece of handmade clothing each school day. I decided to keep myself accountable and post her daily outfit on instagram with the hashtag #schoolfashionbymom. In November, we found out we were moving from the eternal summer of…

One Thimble Issue 11: Baby Gifts

It's that time of the year when I get super geeked and pumped up about another amazing issue of One Thimble (affiliate link) sewing ezine is released and about a dozen new, epic, must-have patterns are available! This issue I am particularly excited about for two reasons: one, Little Lizard King's Hoya dress is one of the featured…

The Posey Dress- pattern by Ainslee Fox Boutique Patterns

I was recently asked to sew up this darling pattern that was recently featured in One Thimble Ezine, The Posey Dress by Ainslee Fox Boutique Patterns. Those sweet flutter sleeves sparked my creativity and I ran with it. Kenzie loves tea parties, and this fabric from Michael Miller was the perfect pairing for the pattern (say that…