Also 'sewing' but not worker placement is Patchwork. With buttons as currency you buy different sizes of fabric swatches to fit onto your quilt board. Some swatches have buttons which generate income. The person with the most complete quilt wins! PS it is 2 player only.
p.s. Two other games with more domestic themes are Elevenses about high tea, and Marrying Mr Darcy about matchmaking in the world of Jane Austen.