why i sew: jess from gracious threads

why i sew: jess from gracious threads

I’ve been asked many times why I spend so much time and effort sewing my children’s clothing. Many people assume it is to save money; sadly my addiction to beautiful fabrics means I probably spend more on fabric, patterns, and machines than I would buying inexpensive mass produced clothing. I wanted to share with you […]

DISGUISE: hiding in plain sight

DISGUISE: hiding in plain sight

This season of Kid’s Clothes Week is all about DISGUISE, and there is no one better at disguises than the chameleon. The chameleon camouflages himself to match his surrounding, becoming nearly invisible in the landscape. floral tank and pants by Glitter + Wit You too can be a master of disguise by taking inspiration from […]

kcw oct 2015: color inspiration

kcw oct 2015: color inspiration

Hi all! This is Jess [from gracious threads] here, sharing with you today some colour inspiration for your fall Kid’s Clothes Week sewing! {And yes, that is the correct spelling for colour, north of the 49th parallel anyways!} Every season the Pantone Color Institute makes a prediction about which colours will be popular in the […]