A Cloth Merchant

Quick and cute kids' Easter outfits!

Nanette Webb

Wicksten Baby + Child Smock Top/Dress

Still enough time to whip up some darling Easter outfits for your kiddos! Sweet spring fabrics and a versatile sewing pattern like the Wiksten Baby + Child Smock Top/Dress make an easy transition to play clothes to wear throughout the summer. 


Linen Zinnia

Debbie Christensen

This happens to me a lot, and I’m sure I’m not the only one, but I was going through my closet the other week, and I had absolutely nothing to wear. Really, I have plenty to wear. But I had to go to a wedding rehearsal, and I didn’t really have anything appropriate for it. […]

Meadow Maxi


Standing in front of our patio garden is the Violette Field Threads Emmaline maxi dress. Emmaline “is a beautiful floor length maxi. The bodice features a ruffled halter neckline with an elastic back. One, two, or even three ruffles are included for a flowing, dreamy look.” Not much wind today, so I haven’t seen the […]

Our road trip to Spring Quilt Market 2014!


What a fun day we had in Pittsburgh! Despite the fact that Bolt & Spool is not a quilt shop, and neither Debbie nor I have ever made a quilt, our day at the spring International Quilt Market proved to be a really valuable experience. There are many fashionistas who would absolutely balk at using […]