Sewing and Knitting Patterns
Ruby Threads designs are unique and modern, handcrafted with attention to detail from high quality earth friendly materials.
I am a better wife and mother when I've had time to create
ABOUT MY CRAFT
I first learned to sew and knit when I was a tiny girl in Waldorf School around the age of 5. Though I can only say I dabbled in fabric crafts as I continued through the rest of my education, it was nevertheless a valuable foundation for me to begin again and build a business on as an adult. When I was pregnant with my littlest daughter several years ago, a strong desire to create arose and I got out the sewing machine, knitting needles and stitched her a wardrobe. I can still recall the sense of euphoria I felt as I stitched together my first little dress. Thus it became clear that working with fabrics should be more than a temporary hobby. I found very quickly as I partook in the wonderful wealth of independent designer's across the globe, that although there was some pretty inspiring creativity and expertise, as well as a lifetime of patterns to choose from, I just wasn't satisfied with merely sewing others designs. I found myself with specific design ideas and searching for long hours for a pattern that matched. Eventually it became obvious that the best option was to create the designs that I was searching for myself.
I am a wife, a mother, a daughter, a friend, a spiritual aspirant, an artist and a writer. I am also a life long vegetarian, aspiring vegan, and a strong supporter of freedom for all animals especially those suffering at the hands of human beings. I have three children, my oldest of whom, has a profoundly disabling disease and has opened a special place in my heart for people with special needs.