Monthly Archives: February 2016

KCW Day 7: Balmy Day Rosemary

More details, fewer headaches.  That is how this Violette Field Threads Rosemary felt after my battle with Obstinate Dottie.  These pintucks are a first and certainly won’t be a last.   Pintucks are one of many details that make me smile … Continue reading

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KCW Day 4: Obstinate Dottie

This sea green cotton with its parade of party dots really wanted to be more playful than the rosebuds or the pinks.  It insisted on flutter sleeves, rather than the planned puff sleeves, and is looking forward to a March debut among the … Continue reading

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KCW: Slow Start: Pink Crusaders

There were plans.  Then there was what seems to be a monthly thing this winter…sickness.  We seem to be coming out of the sick phase for the month, but there has been a lot of necessary catch up.  Day 1: … Continue reading

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Tabletop Handmades

These mugs say a lot about me.  They are colorful, useful and were handmade locally.  Each year I would buy a mug from my favorite potter at the farmers market.   These four happen to be clean, and unbroken.   We have at … Continue reading

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Valentine Matilda

It’s not crooked it just hangs that way because I couldn’t find a smaller hanger. A’s lastest Violette Field Threads is  another Matilda with a 2t width and 3t length for the bodice and skirt and a 2t width and … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Tea

What do your children do for Valentine’s Day?  O is certain that Christmas is just around the corner.  He keeps requesting that I add things to his list for Santa.  We talk about the calendar and all the exciting events … Continue reading

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KCW Winter 2016 Approaches

The Emma Collection A-Line Baby Dress will not be featured this year. It’s almost time for the next Kids Clothes Week.  It’ll run from the 22nd to the 28th of February.  The theme this go around is Toys.   My to sew … Continue reading

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